McKinney transportation update: Louisiana Street improvements underway

On May 18, crews began construction on the first phase of downtown street improvements, which span from Church Street to Kentucky Street. This phase is expected to be substantially completed in September prior to the annual Oktoberfest event in downtown McKinney.

Crews are expected to begin work along the northern half of the roadway between Church and Kentucky during the month of July. A minimum of one lane of traffic will remain open along Louisiana Street as construction continues, with access to businesses maintained through the duration of construction. Construction information and travel resources are regularly updated at www.mckinneytexas.org/louisiana.


Cost: $4.9 million

Estimated timeline: May-September (Phase 1), January 2020-July 2021 (Phase 2)

Funding sources: city of McKinney
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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