Fort Worth approves contract for Kroger Drive road upgrades

Fort Worth City Council approved a $3 million contract March 2 for the second phase of the city's Kroger Drive road improvements project. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Fort Worth City Council approved a $3 million contract March 2 for the second phase of the city's Kroger Drive road improvements project. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Fort Worth City Council approved a $3 million contract March 2 for the second phase of the city's Kroger Drive road improvements project. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Fort Worth City Council approved a $3 million contract March 2 for the second phase of the city's Kroger Drive road improvements project.

Funded through the city's 2018 bond program, the second phase of Kroger Drive improvements will stretch from Ray White Road to Park Vista Circle. The scope of the project includes widening Kroger Drive from a two-lane road to a four-lane, undivided roadway. The project will also add traffic signals at Park Vista Circle and the Kroger Distribution Center.

In addition, a 10-foot sidewalk path will be constructed along the south side of the roadway, and a median opening and traffic signal will be installed on Ray White Road near the middle driveway of Central High School.

Cost: $3,211,162

Timeline: May 2021-spring 2022


FundingSource: city of Fort Worth 2018 bond program

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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