Georgetown | July 2021

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to the west and FM 971 on the east. It also constructed a four-lane roadway with a roundabout and intersection improvements that connect to the new bridge. Timeline: September 2019-July 2021 Cost: $8.2 million Funding source: 2015 city of Georgetown transportation bond 3 Sun City safety projects Two Sun City safety improvement projects have been completed. The projects pro- vide increased safety on Ronald Reagan Boulevard at the intersection of Silver Spur Boulevard and Sun City Boulevard. A Improvements at Silver Spur Boule- vard include adding a deceleration lane and left-turn lane on Ronald Reagan, an acceleration lane on Ronald Reagan Bou- levard for those turning left from Silver Spur Boulevard, overhead solar trac beacons and intersection lighting to alert drivers. B Improvements at Sun City Boulevard included adding an acceleration lane for those turning left from Sun City Boule- vard and overhead solar trac beacons to alert drivers. Timeline: November 2020-June 2021 Cost: $875,350 Funding source: 2019 Williamson County road bond

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Intersection changes at I-35 and Westinghouse Road Texas Department of Transportation of- cials are proposing a continuous-ow intersection, or CFI, at Westinghouse Road and I-35 to x trac issues south- bound toward Austin. In a CFI, trac crosses to the left side of the roadway to the outer lanes to turn, according to TxDOT. The project will also involve demolishing the Westinghouse Road bridge and building an I-35 overpass over Westinghouse, TxDOT public infor- mation ocer Diann Hodges said. Timeline: fall 2024-TBD Cost: $107 million Funding source: TxDOT ALL INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE WAS UPDATED AS OF JULY 8. NEWS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE OR OTHER LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS? EMAIL US AT GEONEWSCOMMUNITYIMPACT.COM.

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COMPLETED PROJECTS 1 University Avenue at Hwy. 29 trac signal at Wolf Crossing This new trac signal on Hwy. 29 went live in June. The signal is located at H-E-B and the new Aldi store and is one of the Wolf Crossing retail development trac improvements. The former signal just west of the new signal at the H-E-B entrance has been deactivated.

Timeline: 2020-June 10, 2021 Cost: $400,000 Funding source: Georgetown Transporta- tion Enhancement Corp. sales tax 2 Northwest Boulevard bridge project The new bridge spanning I-35 was completed in July. The bridge is a new east-west connection over the interstate and an alternative to Williams Drive. The project connects with Rivery Boulevard

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