4 major transportation projects completed in Georgetown in 2017

Georgetown City Council signed off in July 2017 on the final draft of the cityu2019s Williams Drive Corridor Study, paving the way to bring the first improvements to the heavily traveled roadway.

Georgetown City Council signed off in July 2017 on the final draft of the cityu2019s Williams Drive Corridor Study, paving the way to bring the first improvements to the heavily traveled roadway.



1. I-35 frontage road sidewalk


A new I-35 frontage road sidewalk from Leander Road at I-35 to University Avenue near the Wolf Ranch Town Center includes a paved switchback section south of the San Gabriel River.


Month completed: November







2. Mays Street extension 


Georgetown and Round Rock completed the Mays Street extension, a joint project that extended Mays from Teravista Parkway in Round Rock to the intersection of Westinghouse and Rabbit Hill roads in Georgetown.


Month completed: September







3. GoGeo launch 


GoGeo, the first fixed-route bus system in Georgetown, launched four bus routes that serve areas of the city with a central transfer center based at Georgetown Public Library.


Month completed: August







4. Williams Drive Corridor Study 


Following an 18-month-long planning process, Georgetown City Council signed off on the final draft of the city’s Williams Drive Corridor Study, paving the way to bring the first improvements to the heavily traveled roadway. The comprehensive study explored how to alleviate congestion in the Williams corridor with a broad focus that included recommendations related to multimodal transportation, land use, economic development, housing and the environment. The city of Georgetown and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization completed the study.


Month completed: July






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