8 ongoing Plano transportation projects in May, June

Canopied walkway.
Construction work on a canopied walkway on the Legacy Drive bridge is slated to be completed in June. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)

Construction work on a canopied walkway on the Legacy Drive bridge is slated to be completed in June. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)


Ongoing projects


1. Coit Road project

Crews are making pavement and sidewalk repairs on Coit Road between Legacy Drive and Hedgcoxe Road. One lane will remain closed at all times with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Timeline: January 2020-summer 2021

Cost: $6.4 million

Funding source: city of Plano


2. Los Rios Boulevard project

A project to repair pavement and sidewalk on Los Rios Boulevard began in mid April. Crews are working between Park Boulevard and 14th Street. One lane will be closed in each direction of the road.

Timeline: April-July

Cost: $250,000

Funding source: city of Plano

3. Windhaven Parkway overlay

Crews will be adding an ultra-thin asphalt overlay on Windhaven Parkway from the Dallas North Tollway west to Plano city limits. Two lanes will remain closed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. while crews are working.

Timeline: mid-May-late May

Cost: $350,000

Funding source: city of Plano

4. Parker Road overlay

Crews will be adding an ultra-thin asphalt overlay on Parker Road from Preston Road to Independence Parkway. Two lanes will remain closed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. while crews are working.

Timeline: early June start

Cost: $1 million

Funding source: city of Plano

5. Spring Creek Parkway project

Contractors will be doing concrete repair in the northbound lanes of Spring Creek Parkway from the Indian Creek bridge west of Tennyson Parkway to SH 121.

Timeline: June-July

Cost: $400,000

Funding source: city of Plano

6. Preston Road intersection project

A project to expand the bridge where Preston Road meets President George Bush Turnpike began in March with the installation of traffic-control devices along outside southbound lanes.

Timeline: March 2020-May 2021

Cost: $4.6 million

Funding sources: Texas Department of Transportation, city of Plano

7. Parker Road intersection improvements

A project to improve intersections of Parker Road with Alma and Coit roads began in early December. The projects will enhance roadway capacity, improve signals and realign intersections to heighten safety.

Timeline: December-August

Cost: $2.1 million

Funding source: city of Plano

8. Legacy Drive pedestrian improvements

The city is building a canopied walkway on the north side of the Legacy Drive bridge that connects the east and west sides of the Legacy development.

Timeline: November-June

Cost: $1.2 million

Funding source: city of Plano
By William C. Wadsack
William C. Wadsack is the senior reporter for the Plano and Richardson editions of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor of several daily and weekly publications in North Texas and his native state of Louisiana before joining Community Impact Newspaper in 2019.


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