Bond projects in Cedar Park, Leander underway

The realignment of Bell Boulevard in Cedar Park is one transportation bond project that is in the design phase.

The realignment of Bell Boulevard in Cedar Park is one transportation bond project that is in the design phase.

What we reported In May, Leander voters approved four bond propositions totaling $70.9 million for city projects involving transportation, parks projects, a recreation center and a senior center. In November 2015, Cedar Park voters also approved four bond propositions totaling $96.7 million. The four categories were for streets and roads, public safety, park projects and a new library.


The latest Both cities were moving forward with several bond projects throughout 2016. In Cedar Park, Phase 1 of an arterial overlay project for portions of Lakeline Boulevard, Little Elm Trail, Cypress Creek Road, El Salido Parkway and Cougar Avenue was completed in 2016, according to the city of Cedar Park. In Leander, engineering work for an extension to Metro Drive, an extension to San Gabriel Parkway, Raider Way, East Woodview Drive, North Brushy Street and East Street are all underway, according to the city of Leander.


What’s next In Cedar Park, Phase 2 of the arterial overlay project is expected to begin in 2017. City Hall Building 6 and the extension of New Hope Drive from Cottonwood Creek Trail to Ronald Reagan Boulevard are both under design, and construction for both is expected to begin in 2017, according to the city of Cedar Park. Phase 1 of the Bell Boulevard Redevelopment Project is under design, though there is currently not a timeline for construction.
In Leander, construction is anticipated to begin on the Metro Drive and North Brushy Street project in 2017, according to the city of Leander. For updates on park projects.