Plano North July 2021

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4 Park Boulevard intersection improvements

COMPILED BY OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER

ONGOING PROJECTS 1 McDermott Road project

A project to improve five intersections along Park Boulevard began in early October. Intersections include Park at Coit Road, Custer Road, Alma Drive, K Avenue and Jupiter Road. The projects will enhance roadway capacity and realign intersections to improve safety. Crews will focus on two intersections at a time and are currently working at A Coit and finishing up construction at B Jupiter, and C Custer. Crews will move to K and Alma once they are finished at Coit. Timeline: October 2020-December 2021 Cost: $4.2 million Funding source: city of Plano 5 Legacy and Parkwood intersection improvements Crews have begun working on capacity improvements at the intersection of Leg- acy Drive and Parkwood Boulevard. Work includes updates to pedestrian facilities, signal improvements and construction of additional turn lanes. The project will also add a hike-and-bike trail on the east side of Parkwood between Tennyson Parkway and Legacy. Timeline: June 2021-March 2022 Cost: $1.9 million Funding sources: city of Plano, Collin County 6 Coit Road capacity project A project that will add vehicle capacity to Coit Road between Mapleshade Lane and the President George Bush Turnpike began in June. Work includes updates to pedestrian facilities, signal improvements and construction of additional turn lanes. Timeline: June 2021-March 2022 Cost: $2.1 million Funding sources: city of Plano, Collin County

Crews are working to repair concrete on McDermott Road between Independence Parkway and Coit Road. Two lanes will remain closed between 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

while crews are working. Timeline: June-October Cost: $400,000 Funding source: city of Plano 2 Legacy Drive pedestrian improvements

The city is building a canopied walkway on the north side of the Legacy Drive bridge that connects the east and west sides of the Legacy development. The walkway will include protected pedes- trian and bike lanes. Crews are working in the median island on the north side of Legacy Drive. Timeline: November-July Cost: $1.2 million

Funding source: city of Plano 3 Parker Road intersection improvements

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A project to improve intersections of Parker Road with Alma Drive and Coit Road began in early December. The projects will enhance roadway capacity, improve signals and realign intersections to heighten safety. Crews started at Alma to avoid conflict with the ongoing inter- section projects along Park Boulevard. Construction will move to Coit following completion at Alma. Timeline: December 2020-October 2021 Cost: $2.1 million Funding source: city of Plano

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ALL INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE WAS UPDATED AS OF JULY 1. NEWS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE OR OTHER LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS? EMAIL US AT PLNNEWS@COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM.

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