Fort Worth City Council approved a contract Oct. 17 to make several improvements to Keller Hicks Road in northeast Fort Worth just west of US 377.

The details

According to city documents, council authorized a contract with McMahon Contracting in the amount of $7.2 million for work on Keller Hicks Road from Lauren Way to US 377.

The project will improve the existing two-lane asphalt road with a three-lane concrete road including a center turn lane, city documents stated.

Other improvements include:
  • 10-foot sidewalks replacing drainage
  • Illumination improvements
  • Replacing the stop sign at the intersection of Keller Hicks Road and Katy Road with a traffic signal and left-turn lanes
  • Removing and replacing an existing culvert to change the elevation of the road at the culvert crossing
What you need to know

Included in this action, council authorized two temporary road closures due to construction activities:
  • Keller Hicks Road between Lauren Way and Katy Road from Feb. 5, 2024, until May 6, 2024
  • Keller Hicks Road at the Union Pacific Corp. railroad crossing from Aug. 5, 2024, to Oct. 6, 2024
According to city documents, this project is part of a joint effort with the city of Keller and was included in Fort Worth’s 2018 bond program. Construction of Keller Hicks from Lauren Way to US 377 is anticipated to begin in spring 2024.