From Parker Road to Plano Parkway: 5 road projects to know in September

1. Parker Road repairs
An 18-month construction project on Parker Road began in June. Over the next month, crews will be working on both eastbound and westbound lanes on a stretch of road spanning from Custer Road to Rainier Road. 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. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and some Saturdays.
Timeline: June 2019-late 2020
Cost: $3.8 million
Funding source: city of Plano

2. 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. 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-September 2019
Cost: $2.3 million
Funding source: city of Plano

3. Plano Parkway repairs
As of this paper’s press deadline, a pavement repair project on Plano Parkway was slated to begin in August. The full length of the project is expected to extend from Commerce Drive to just west of Allied Drive. The repairs are expected to affect eastbound and westbound lanes through November. 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: August-November
Cost: $500,000
Funding source: city of Plano

4. Spring Creek Parkway repairs
The city is conducting pavement repairs on Spring Creek Parkway that are expected to last through late August. The construction is expected to affect traffic on the road’s eastbound lanes stretching from Mission Ridge Road to Independence Parkway. 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: July-August
Cost: $120,000
Funding source: city of Plano

5. Custer Road repairs
This project is expected to close lanes on a section of Custer Road stretching from Ridgeview Drive to SH 121 in a project beginning in late August or September. The city is planning pavement repairs along this stretch of road near the city’s northern edge. 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: September-November
Cost: TBD
Funding source: city of Plano
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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