Transportation Updates

Transportation Updates1. Preston Road intersection improvements


Construction is expected to begin by mid-2016 on intersections along Preston Road. Additional turn lanes will be added to the Warren Parkway, Lebanon Road, Wade Boulevard, Rolater Road and Main Street intersections.
Timeline: June 2016-TBD
Cost: $3.7 million
Funding Sources: Texas Department of Transportation, city of Frisco



2. 4th Army Drive reconstruction


Once construction is complete on the extension of 4th Army Drive, the city of Frisco will begin reconstructing part of the roadway. The extension of the roadway will span from Lebanon Road to the Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. The new roadway will be two lanes wide.


The portion of 4th Army from the wastewater treatment plant to Timber Ridge Drive will be reconstructed into a two-lane concrete roadway. Reconstruction is expected to begin by mid-2016.
Timeline: July 2015-March 2016 (roadway extension), June 2016-TBD (roadway reconstruction)
Cost: $3.2 million (roadway extension), $8.6 million (roadway reconstruction)
Funding Sources: city of Frisco




Transportation Updates Construction is more than 50 percent complete as of December to extend Teel Parkway from Stafford Middle School to Rockhill Parkway. The new roadway will have two concrete lanes and will include a bridge across the flood plain.[/caption]

2015 Sidewalk Program


Construction of sidewalks and hike and bike trails at various locations throughout the city is more than 90 percent complete as of December to provide walking routes to schools and complete gaps in the sidewalk system. The project includes grading and installing selected sidewalk segments, hike and bike trails and barrier-free ramps. The city is solely funding the project.
Timeline: June 2015-January 2016
Cost: $741,400
Funding Sources: city of Frisco



3. Teel Parkway


Construction is more than 50 percent complete as of December to extend Teel Parkway from Stafford Middle School to Rockhill Parkway. The new roadway will have two concrete lanes and will include a bridge across the flood plain.
Timeline: April 2015-June 2016
Cost: $6.4 million
Funding Sources: city of Frisco, Denton County




Transportation Updates Construction to widen Custer Road from four lanes to a six-lane divided roadway is expected to be a yearlong project. The 3-mile-long project spans from SH 121 to Stonebridge Drive. The roadway north of Stonebridge is already six lanes.[/caption]

4. Rockhill Parkway extension


Construction on Rockhill Parkway is nearing completion. The new six-lane divided roadway will be extended from Preston Road to CR 26. A bridge for the road is also being constructed as part of the project.


The project is separated into two parts: from CR 26 to Dallas Parkway and from Dallas Parkway to Preston. Collin County is contributing to the cost of the project.
Timeline: 2014-March 2016
Cost: $8.9 million (CR 26 to Dallas Parkway), $23.5 million (Dallas Parkway to Preston Road)
Funding Sources: city of Frisco, Collin County



5. US 380 expansion


Construction is underway to widen US 380. The roadway from Lovers Lane to Custer Road will be widened from a five-lane roadway to a six-lane divided roadway with a median and curbs and gutters. Construction is more than 50 percent complete on this project as of December. TxDO0T will be funding the project.


Timeline: December 2014-October 2016
Cost: $19.6 million
Funding Sources: TxDOT



6. Custer Road


Construction to widen Custer Road from four lanes to a six-lane divided roadway is expected to be a yearlong project. The 3-mile-long project spans from SH 121 to Stonebridge Drive. The roadway north of Stonebridge is already six lanes.
Timeline: December 2015-December 2016
Cost: $9.4 million
Funding Sources: city of Frisco, TxDOT, Collin County

By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.