Frisco transportation update: Independence Parkway widening

Independence Parkway will be widened from four to six lanes between SH 121 and Main Street. The project is under design and is not expected to begin construction until the beginning of 2020. Once started, construction will take about a year to complete.


Timeline: January 2020-December 2020
Cost: TBD
Funding source: TBD




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