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TxDOT Hosts Open House on Sept. 25 on Improvements to Parmer Lane - Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Texas Department of Transportation will host an open house to discuss the proposed improvements to FM 734 (Parmer Lane) from RM 1431 to SH 45 North, on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pearson Ranch Middle School, located at 18901 Pearson Ranch Road in Austin. The meeting will be an open house format with no formal presentation, so attendees can come and go at their convenience. 
Proposed improvements include
•    Expanding Parmer Lane from four to six travel lanes (three in each direction) within the existing right of way 
•    Improving intersections with additional turn lanes, where necessary
•    Improving water quality for storm runoff (in cooperation with the city of Austin)
•    Providing sidewalks throughout the corridor and a dedicated bike/ped path connecting Parmer Lane to the Brushy Creek Regional Trail
Maps, drawings and project information will be on display and project team members will be available to answer questions. Comments from the public are requested. Those unable to attend the meeting in person can learn more about the project and participate in an online survey by visiting TxDOT.gov and searching for the keywords “FM 734 from RM 1431.” Comments can also be mailed to 
TxDOT Austin District 
Attention: Adeliza Ramirez, P.E. 
P.O. Box 15426 
Austin, Texas 78761-5426 

Comments must be received by Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 to be included in the public record.

 
Groundbreaking for I-35 and CR 305 Bridge Project - Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The I-35 at C.R. 305 project in Williamson County is about to start construction, and the public is invited to celebrate the groundbreaking of this project, which also is the Texas Department of Transportation's tenth Mobility35 project! The groundbreaking will be held on Friday, September 21, at 11 a.m. at I-35 and County Road 304. The project includes reconstructing the C.R. 305 bridge over I-35 and realigning CR 304 East to connect to the new bridge. These improvements will increase mobility and safety in Williamson County.

 
Ribbon Cutting for S.E. Inner Loop Safety Improvements - Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Williamson County will hold a ribbon cutting for the S.E. Inner Loop Safety Improvements on Wednesday, September 5, at 8:30 a.m.in the Facilities Maintenance parking lot, 3101 S.E. Inner Loop, Georgetown.  Williamson County has widened portion of Inner Loop from Maple Street to Belmont Drive to provide turn lanes at Wilco Way, Rockride Lane, the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, and the Williamson County Central Maintenance Facility. The design of S.E. Inner Loop from Maple Street through Rockride Lane was completed by Rodriguez Transportation Group. The design of S.E. Inner Loop at the Central Maintenance Facility was completed by Bridgefarmer & Associates. The project was constructed by Chasco Constructors in approximately 12 months for a cost of $5.5 million. 

 
Ribbon Cutting for C.R. 110 South on Aug. 30 - Monday, August 27, 2018

Williamson County and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a ribbon cutting for CR 110 south on Thursday, August 30, at 10 a.m. The event will be held at the Crosswalk Church, 8650 CR 110, Round Rock.The project is from US 79 to Limmer Loop, a distance of approximately 2.2 miles in length. Williamson County upgraded the existing two-lane roadway to a three-lane roadway, half of an ultimate six-lane facility. The project was designed by Dannenbaum Engineers and the contractor was Chasco Constructors. The project was completed in approximately 18 months for a cost of $11.2 million. TxDOT installed a traffic signal at US 79 and CR 110, which became operational in late August.

 

 
Williamson County Proposed Corridor Studies - Friday, June 2, 2017

Williamson County is studying corridors to enhance mobility in the County. Information on the corridor projects and open houses can be found at www.wilco.org/corridors.