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1 University Boulevard widening from I-35 to Sunrise Road The project will reconstruct University Boulevard between I-35 and Sunrise Road, resulting in a six-lane, median-di- vided road. Dual turn lanes will be added at the intersection of Oakmont Drive and University Oaks Boulevard. Construction began the week of Nov. 8, but major lane closures will not be implemented by the contractor until after the holiday season. Timeline: fall 2020-TBD Cost: $12 million Funding sources: city of Round Rock Type B funding, Williamson County 2 RM 620 improvements The project will improve the road from Deep Wood Drive to I-35 and will add frontage road lanes. Other elements include constructing a bridge over the railroad crossing at Chisholm Trail Road and adding a roundabout below. Access roads to businesses and residences in the area will also be built. A second bridge will be constructed to carry RM 620 trac over Lake Creek Drive. The project is in Phase 1 construction, which includes drainage work and utility relocation. Timeline: spring 2020-2022 Cost: $27.4 million Funding sources : city of Round Rock, Texas Department of Transportation, Williamson County 3 Logan Street extension As part of the city of Round Rock’s $240 million, ve-year transportation initiative, crews will extend Logan Street from Greenlawn Boulevard to A.W. Grimes Boulevard. The project will be a two-lane extension that includes a bridge over Dry Branch Tributary 1, added sidewalks to both sides of Logan and the connection of Heritage Springs Trail to Logan, among other features. Construction is ongoing;
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5 SH 130 widening Crews are adding a third main lane to SH 130 in both directions between SH 45 N and Hwy. 290 East. Toll gantry upgrade work continues, and concrete paving is nearing completion. Crews are preparing to place a concrete bridge deck at
crews have placed columns, and bridge work is continuing. Timeline: summer 2020-early to mid- 2021 Cost: $2 million Funding source: city of Round Rock Type B funds 4 Kenney Fort Boulevard extension The three-phase project will expand the roadway from Old Settlers Boulevard to Joe DiMaggio Boulevard as a six-lane divided section. Construction on Section 4B is ongoing between Old Settlers and the Meritage Development. The remain- der of work between Old Settlers and Joe DiMaggio will be addressed as a separate project. Timeline: TBD Cost: $3.5 million Funding sources: city of Round Rock Type B funds, Meritage Homes
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Cameron Road in the near future, and both decks have been poured at the Wilbarger Creek and Pugerville Parkway bridges. Timeline: fall 2018-early 2021 Cost: $36.7 million Funding source: Central Texas Turnpike System N
Pugerville voters greenlight $101.7Mtransportation bond
The city of Pugerville is taking the next steps to begin some major infrastructure improvements follow- ing voter approval Nov. 3 of a $101.7 million transportation bond package. City ocials will issue requests for qualications for a general engineer- ing consultant to oversee the bond program. The consultant will help city ocials keep the bond projects on schedule and on budget. After the city hires a consulting rm, design rms for each project will then be selected. Designs for Central Commerce Drive and Picadilly Drive are in their nal design phases, with
construction expected to begin in 2021. During the Nov. 3 election, 68.19% of voters were in favor of the trans- portation bond package. Of votes cast, 17,958 ballots received approved the enhancements, while 8,376 votes were cast against. The package included $15.1 million for intersection improvements; $20.3 million for neighborhood streets reconstruction, including work for roadways in the Historic Colored Addition; and major roadway improvements for $66.3 million.
The package includes reconstruction work on neighborhood streets like Taylor Avenue and Caldwells Lane, parts of the Historic Colored Addition.
$101.7 MILLION: total size of Pugerville’s transportation bond package approved by voters in November
ROUND ROCK PFLUGERVILLE HUTTO EDITION • DECEMBER 2020
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