Tarrant County approves Katy Road rehabilitation, other projects in north Fort Worth

Tarrant County Commissioners Court on March 16 approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Fort Worth to complete more than a dozen road construction projects in the north Fort Worth area. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Tarrant County Commissioners Court on March 16 approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Fort Worth to complete more than a dozen road construction projects in the north Fort Worth area. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Tarrant County Commissioners Court on March 16 approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Fort Worth to complete more than a dozen road construction projects in the north Fort Worth area. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Tarrant County Commissioners Court on March 16 approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Fort Worth to complete more than a dozen road construction projects in the north Fort Worth area. The city of Fort Worth will cover up to $2.5 million for labor, materials and other project costs. The county will provide any remaining funds.

Among the approved projects are rehabilitation and resurfacing work on Katy Road and Keller Hicks Road. The Katy Road project will stretch from Keller Hicks to just south of Timberland Boulevard, and Keller Hicks Road resurfacing will take place from Old Denton Road to west of Ridgeview Court. The scope of the work on Katy Road and Keller Hicks Road includes repaving, stabilizing and regrading the roadway.

The county will also regrade and resurface a portion of Ridgetop Road near the city of Roanoke. The Ridgetop Road rehabilitation will take place from Roanoke Road to Fort Worth city limits.

Additional road projects approved in the north Fort Worth area include the reconstruction of a number of residential streets in the Spring Ranch subdivision, located south of Avondale Haslet Road and north of US 287.

Part of the interlocal agreement, the county will regrade, reconstruct and treat Velda Kay Lane, Whispering Willows Drive, Willow Ranch Way, Willow Tree Court, Singleton Court, Moss Drive, Willow Crossing Drive, Western Willow Drive, Whispering Willows Court, Willow Tree Drive and Weeping Willows Drive.