From Ohio Drive to Los Rios Boulevard: 5 Plano road projects to know in late May and June

1. Ohio Drive and McDermott Road intersection project
Crews continued their work this month on a project to add turn lanes and pedestrian-related enhancements to the intersection of Ohio Drive and McDermott Road in Plano. When the project is completed, the intersection will feature dual left turn lanes on northbound and southbound Ohio Drive, as well as dedicated right turn lanes on northbound Ohio and westbound McDermott. Most work is expected to take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.
Timeline: February-July
Cost: $850,000
Funding source: city of Plano

2. Parker Road repairs
Crews will soon start a major 18-month series of repairs on a stretch of Parker Road spanning from Custer Road to K Avenue. The nearly $4 million project was expected to begin in late May or early June and last into late 2020. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.
Timeline: May 2019-late 2020
Cost: $3.9 million
Funding source: city of Plano

3. Legacy Drive repairs
Crews are repairing pavement and sidewalks along an eastern portion of Legacy Drive from Chase Oaks Boulevard and US 75. The project was expected to affect eastbound and westbound lanes. The total project was initially expected to last about nine months and stretch from Custer Road to K Avenue, but its completion was delayed because of weather. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.
Timeline: February 2018-June 2019
Cost: $2.3 million
Funding source: city of Plano

4. Parker Road repairs
The city has begun a series of pavement repairs on Parker Road stretching from Spring Creek Parkway to Los Rios Boulevard. Construction will take place on the eastbound lanes and is expected to wrap up in June. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.
Timeline: April-June
Cost: $150,000
Funding source: city of Plano

5. 15th Street repairs
Crews are continuing to repair a section of 15th Street stretching from Independence Parkway to Custer Road. The project, which will include the westbound lanes, consists primarily of pavement repairs. One lane will remain closed at all times in construction areas, with an additional lane closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.
Timeline: May-July
Cost: $180,000
Funding source: city of Plano
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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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