IH-35 Northbound Ramps

Location IH-35 From Westinghouse to SH 29.
Description Construction of new frontage road and ramps.
Status

TxDOT Pass-Through Financing agreement has been executed.  An open house was held on April 12, 2012. To view the open house handouts, click here.   A groundbreaking ceremony was held on January 31, 2013.  Construction is underway

The County’s contractor Hunter Industries began a lane closure on FM 2243.  The westbound traffic is reduced to one through lane and a left turn only lane on FM 2243 from Scenic Drive to the IH-35 Southbound Frontage Road.  No traffic will be diverted or detoured, but there will be slight delays during the lane closure.  This shift is to allow the contractor to work on the north side of RM 2243 (Leander Road) removing curb/gutter, sidewalk, and grading the shoulder for the new frontage road construction. For the latest construction update, click here.  The County’s contractor, Hunter Industries is scheduled to set up night time closures of various lanes on RM 2243 (Leander Road) from Scenic Drive to the IH 35 SBFR, Tuesday – September 2, 2014 through Thursday – September 4, 2014 from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Friday).  This work requires closing various lanes for placing asphalt to buildup RM 2243 (Leander Road) for the future NBFR roadway grade.  The traffic lanes will be returned its current configuration at the end of each night’s work, utilizing temporary pavement markers.  After the final night’s work the lanes will all be shifted to the south to accommodate the completion of the intersection construction.  This alignment will continue to retain two through lanes eastbound and westbound traffic will retain one through lane and a left turn only lane.  The traffic signal heads will be realigned to match the shifted lanes at that time.  No traffic will be diverted or detoured, but there will be slight delays during these lane closures.  Electronic message boards will be set to provide advance notification to the public for this closure and an off duty police officer will be on site. 

Contact Phone 512-943-3370

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