Hwy. 377 construction project set to begin in Roanoke

An overhaul of Hwy. 377 in Roanoke should improve access to Oak Street and the downtown area. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
An overhaul of Hwy. 377 in Roanoke should improve access to Oak Street and the downtown area. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

An overhaul of Hwy. 377 in Roanoke should improve access to Oak Street and the downtown area. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Texas Department of Transportation will begin construction this June on a more than 1-mile portion of Hwy. 377 in Roanoke.

The road improvement project will stretch an estimated 1.12 miles from Henrietta Creek Road north of Byron Nelson Boulevard to James Street. The project will include reconstruction and widening of Hwy. 377 from a two-lane rural road to a four-lane, divided roadway with raised medians and sidewalks, according to TxDOT.

The estimated $33.7 million project is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2023.

According to TxDOT, the project will implement additional left-turn lanes and traffic signals at a number of intersections within the project limits. A new railroad bridge and retaining walls will also be constructed at the Hwy. 377 and Byron Nelson Boulevard intersection.

TxDOT officials are expected to install message boards within project limits to notify Roanoke and area residents of upcoming construction.


By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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