Design work to widen Legacy Drive in Frisco over halfway done

The project will reconstruct existing lanes and add a third lane in each direction. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The project will reconstruct existing lanes and add a third lane in each direction. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The project will reconstruct existing lanes and add a third lane in each direction. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Design work to widen Legacy Drive from SH 121 to Warren Parkway is 60% completed as of June. The project will reconstruct existing lanes and add a third lane in each direction. This project will include a new traffic signal at Country Club Drive and adjustments to existing signalized intersections.

Timeline: January-September (design), October-September 2021 (construction)


Cost: $16.8 million

Funding source: city of Frisco, Collin County
By Elizabeth Ucles
Elizabeth is the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Frisco edition. She graduated from St. Edward's University with a degree in Writing and Rhetoric with a journalism concentration and a minor in Spanish in May 2019. Elizabeth covers public and higher education, development and transportation.


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