Collin County studies FM 546 in McKinney; 29 trees transplanted in Frisco and more top DFW-area news

The red portion of the map identifies Collin County's corridor study area for new alignments for an expansion of FM 546. (Courtesy Collin County)
The red portion of the map identifies Collin County's corridor study area for new alignments for an expansion of FM 546. (Courtesy Collin County)

The red portion of the map identifies Collin County's corridor study area for new alignments for an expansion of FM 546. (Courtesy Collin County)

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Collin County

Collin County begins next phase of FM 546 corridor study that includes portion of McKinney

At its April 5 meeting, the Commissioners Court approved hiring engineering firm BGE Inc. to complete Phase 2 of a corridor study, which includes analyzing new alignments for an expansion of FM 546, soliciting public input, creating a schematic design and receiving environmental clearance for a section of FM 546.

Plano



Plano ISD appoints new principals for Plano Senior High, McMillen High

Jeffrey Banner was named principal of Plano Senior High, and Todd Williams was chosen as the new principal for McMillen High. Banner is currently the principal at PISD’s Shepton High School, while Williams is currently associate principal at Plano West Senior High School.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

English pub From Across the Pond relocates in Colleyville

The restaurant is known for its variety of classic English dishes, such as shepherd's pie and fish and chips. Many of its dishes are also gluten-free. From Across the Pond also features craft beer and live music.

McKinney

New car wash to come to Collin McKinney Parkway

A new car wash is on its way to 5001 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney. City Council approved a specific-use permit at its meeting April 6 to allow Oasis Car Wash to build on a 2-acre corner lot.

Frisco

29 roadside trees to be transplanted to parks in Frisco

Frisco City Council approved a purchase order April 6 for $117,265 with Fannin Tree Farm to remove the trees before construction to widen the roads begins in July. The trees would be relocated to Coyote Park, Boulder Draw Park, Shawnee Natural Area and Bacchus Park in Frisco, according to city documents.

Karin Shaw Anderson, William C. Wadsack, Sandra Sadek, Miranda Jaimes and Valerie Wigglesworth contributed to this report.