Texas Department of Transportation

Projects currently under development include but are not limited to:

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"Commentary: Texas is meeting its transportation challenges" – By Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr., in the Austin American-Statesman, Dec. 31, 2018


AUSTIN
Project Name

Estimated
Start Date

Estimated
Completion
Date

Estimated
Project Cost
($ million)


Public Benefit
I-35:
at Parmer Lane
summer
2019
summer
2021
$24.6 Reduced congestion, improved mobility at Parmer Lane and Lamar Boulevard, operational efficiency, more reliable travel times, lower fuel consumption
I-35:
at 51st Street
fall
2016
spring
2018
$19.2 Reduced congestion, improved mobility, operational efficiency, more reliable travel times, lower fuel consumption
I-35:
at Oltorf Street
winter
2017
summer
2019
$55.8 Reduced congestion, improved mobility, operational efficiency, more reliable travel times, lower fuel consumption
I-35:
Rundberg Ln. to US 290E
winter
2018
summer
2021
$199.7 Reduced congestion, improved mobility between I-35 and US183, more reliable travel times, lower fuel consumption

Read articles and stories related to TxDOT's efforts to address traffic congestion in and around Austin.

Story Publication Date
Construction Begins On Ninth Mobility35 Project San Marcos Corridor News 01/27/18
Texas Transportation Officials Launch I-35 Enhancements Project Patch 01/26/18
TxDOT to Add Three New Ramps at I-35 and 183 KVUE 01/24/18
TxDOT Breaks Ground on I-35/Hwy 183 Intersection Improvement Project KEYE 01/24/18
TxDOT Breaks Ground to Add Three New Flyovers KTBC 01/24/18
Work Begins to Add Flyovers Between I-35 and US 183, Improve Congestion on Existing Ramp Community Impact (Austin) 01/24/18
Suburbs of Houston and Dallas top list of fastest-growing cities in U.S. The Texas Tribune 05/25/17
Interstate 35 and US 183 land millions for improvements KXAN 03/30/17
TxDOT Awards $620-Million for Austin Roads KLBJ Radio 03/29/17
TxDOT windfall includes $620 million for four Austin highways Austin-American Statesman 03/28/17
19 transportation projects approved for funding from $2.5B Texas congestion relief initiative Community Impact (Austin) 03/28/17
I-35, US 183 projects could advance thanks to new state transportation funding Community Impact (Austin) 03/08/17
TxDOT directs $8 billion for road projects over next 4 years Community Impact (Austin) 02/22/17
I-35 Austin — A Small Piece of the Big Puzzle Construction Equipment Guide.com 02/02/17
Bugg: Clear direction for clearing lanes, addressing congestion Austin American-Statesman 12/27/16
Editorial: Clear Direction For Clearing Lanes, Addressing Congestion San Marcos Corridor News 12/24/16
I-35 rebuild through Austin starts with 51st St roundabout FOX 09/07/16
TxDOT wants your opinion on a new look for I-35 KXAN 08/04/16
Continuous Flow Intersection Opens in Cedar Park KVUE 08/02/16