Pflugerville - Hutto Edition | May 2021

COMPILED BY MEGAN CARDONA & AMY DENNEY

ONGOING PROJECTS

1 SH 130 and Pecan Street intersection project

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130 TOLL Construction has started to add ad- ditional westbound and eastbound lanes on Pecan Street for a total of six lanes. The project also includes adding right-turn lanes at the intersec- tion of SH 130 and Pecan, along with a median in front of Sunlight Near Way. Timeline: estimated completion by July 2021 Cost: $451,500 Funding source: Project Charm/Amazon MAP NOT TO SCALE N 1

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A project is underway at Pecan Street and FM 685/ Dessau Road to add a displaced left turn lane.

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3 FM 1660 and Limmer Loop through lane This project will add an additional through lane, a lane designated for through trac, along FM 1660 in each direction as well as dedicated left- and right-turn lanes. Left- and right-turn lanes will also be added in both directions on Limmer Loop. Timeline: construction end date estimated for mid- to late summer Cost: $6.2 million Funding source: city of Hutto 2018 road and drain- age bond funds

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2 Pecan Street at FM 685/Dessau Road turn Construction began April 19 to add a displaced left turn to the intersection. A displaced left turn allows vehicles to make unopposed left turns at an inter- section by crossing trac over to the other side of the road prior to the intersection using an exclusive lane, according to the city of Pugerville’s website. Timeline: estimated completion by December 2021 Cost: $4.3 million Funding source: city of Pugerville, U.S. Depart- ment of Commerce, Texas Department of Transpor- tation, Pugerville Community Development Corp.

Construction is underway at the SH 130 and Pecan Street intersection.

Through lanes will be added in each direction along FM 1660 and Limmer Loop.

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OLD SETTLERS BLVD.

KENNEY FORT BLVD.

CHANDLER CREEK BLVD.

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Once the project is complete, Logan Street will extend to A.W. Grimes Boulevard.

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JOE DIMMAGIO BLVD.

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5 Logan Street extension

4 University Boulevard expansion Crews will widen the eastern end of roadway from two to four lanes between A.W. Grimes Boulevard and SH 130. Other components include adding a raised median and left-turn lanes. The construction contract has been awarded, and work could begin in May. Timeline: spring 2021-late 2022/early 2023 Cost: $11.1 million Funding sources: city of Round Rock Type B funds, Capi- tal Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, Williamson County Road Bond Program

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6 Kenney Fort Boulevard extension Construction is underway to extend the road from the south end of the multipurpose sports complex at Old Settlers Park to connect with the Meritage Homes development entrance at Chandler Creek Boulevard. This work is part of a larger project that will expand Kenney Fort to six total lanes between Old Settlers Boulevard and Joe DiMaggio Boulevard. The next phase is in design. Timeline: anticipated completion May 2021 Cost: $3.5 million Funding sources: development and Type B sales tax revenue

The project aims to improve access and connectivity as well as improve emergen- cy response times in the surrounding neighborhoods. Crews are extending the road from Green- lawn Boulevard to A.W. Grimes Boule- vard. The two-lane

road project also includes a bridge over Dry Branch Tributary 1, sidewalks and a connection to Heritage Springs Trail. Timeline: summer 2020-June 2021 Cost: $2 million Funding source: Round Rock Type B sales tax revenue MAP NOT TO SCALE N

The extension of Kenney Fort Boulevard is underway north of Hwy. 79.

This spring kicks o the changes to University Boulevard, including expanding the roadway to four lanes.

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PFLUGERVILLE  HUTTO EDITION • MAY 2021

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