Six transportation projects to keep up with in Plano

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In Plano, six major road projects are expected to continue or begin in January. (Courtesy Fotolia)

In Plano, six major road projects are expected to continue or begin in January. (Courtesy Fotolia)

1. Custer Road repairs

A concrete repair project on Custer began in January. Crew are working between Parker Road and Park Boulevard. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.

Timeline: January-May

Cost: $500,000

Funding source: city of Plano


2. Parker Road repairs

An 18-month construction project on Parker Road began in June. Crews are working on eastbound and westbound lanes from Alma Drive and US 75. The nearly $4 million project is expected to last into late 2020. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.

Timeline: June 2019-late 2020

Cost: $3.8 million

Funding source: city of Plano

3. Jupiter Road project

An extensive project to repair pavement and sidewalk on Jupiter Road began in early January. The project, which will stretch from 14th Street to the northern city limits, will initially affect northbound and southbound lanes south of 18th Street. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.

Timeline: January 2020-summer 2021

Cost: $4 million

Funding source: city of Plano

4. Coit Road project

Crews began a two-year project at the beginning of January to repair pavement and sidewalk on Coit Road extending from Parker Road to SH 121. The early stage of the project will take place between Parker and Wyeth until early April, when crews will move to other parts of the road. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.

Timeline: January 2020-late 2021

Cost: $6.4 million

Funding source: city of Plano

5. Plano Parkway repairs

A pavement repair project on Plano Parkway began working on a new stretch of road in January. The full length of the project is expected to extend from Commerce Drive to Ohio Drive. The repairs are expected to affect westbound lanes through March. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.

Timeline: January-March

Cost: $600,000

Funding source: city of Plano

6. Shiloh Road repairs

Crews began repairing concrete in on Shiloh Road between Plano Parkway and 14th Street in January. The project is expected to affect north- and southbound lanes until late February. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.

Timeline: January-late February

Cost: $150,000

Funding source: city of Plano
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By Liesbeth Powers

Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano, including education and transportation.
By Daniel Houston

Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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