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TxDOT Breaks Ground on RM 620 Roundabout Project - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Construction is now underway on the RM 620 Roundabout project in Round Rock. The project will add overpasses at Chisholm Trail and Lake Creek Drive, a roundabout at RM 620 and Chisholm Trail beneath the new overpass, widened lanes, new frontage roads, and will improve bicycle and pedestrian accommodations.

The Texas Department of Transportation was joined today by Congressman John Carter’s office, Williamson County Commissioner Terry Cook, Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan and members of the Round Rock High School Dragon Band at the groundbreaking. The project is a partnership between TxDOT, the City of Round Rock and Williamson County. The City of Round Rock and Williamson County funded development of the project. TxDOT is funding the $27.4 million construction.

Once the project is complete, the overpasses at Chisolm Trail and Lake Creek Drive will separate local traffic from through traffic, improving safety and mobility. RM 620 serves St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center as well as Round Rock High School and the Round Rock Independent School District headquarters. 

Construction of the improvements is anticipated to be complete by the end of 2022, weather permitting. The contractor for the project is Bridges and Roads, LLC. To learn more about the project, visit My35Construction.org

Update on I-35 Ramps in Jarrell - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, crews opened the new northbound I-35 entrance ramp just south of Bud Stockton Loop (CR 313) as well as the southbound I-35 exit ramp (#274) for Ronald Reagan Boulevard. The existing northbound I-35 entrance and southbound I-35 exit ramps will be closed to traffic Thursday, March 11 at 5 a.m. Once the old ramps are closed, crews will begin constructing the new northbound I-35 exit and southbound I-35 entrance ramps along this stretch of the corridor (see map). Expect to see road signs nearby about the upcoming closures. TxDOT asks drivers to be patient, and remain aware when traveling through the work zone. These closures are part of the Mobility35 program which will bring mobility, safety, and connectivity for all modes of transportation. To learn more about this project and the Mobility35 program, visit My35Construction.org.

Portion of CR 176 Closed for Reconstruction - Friday, October 25, 2019

The County’s contractor, Joe Bland Construction, has placed new hot mix in the intersection of CR 176 and Deer Draw and will close a portion of CR 176 on both sides of Deer Draw for reconstruction. Electronic message boards will be set up at CR 176 and RM 2243 to notify drivers of the detour. The detour route will be signed for traffic to utilize Patricia Road and Deer Draw as the route to access CR 176.  Traffic will also use a portion of the new roadway from Deer Draw to CR 177.  Access to driveways will be maintained at all times within the work zones.  The detour of traffic will be in place approximately 90 days weather permitting. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes our residents. 

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.