Texas Department of Transportation

"TxDOT addressing congestion and growth in Texas" – By Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr., in the San Antonio Express-News, Jan. 7, 2019


SAN ANTONIO
Project Name
 
Estimated
Start Date

Estimated
Completion
Date

Estimated
Project Cost
($ million)


Public Benefit
I-410:
US 90 to SH 151
summer
2016
winter
2020
$98.9 Improved bottleneck congestion; peak period speed increase of 44 mph anticipated; supports mission of Joint Base San Antonio by improving traffic operations around Lackland Air Force Base
I-410:
at US 90 interchange

2016

2020
$84 Provide operational improvements including the construction of two priority DCs and ramp reconfigurations
US 281:
LP 1604 to Bexar/Comal County line

2017

2023
$532 Reconstruct and widen from 4-lane divided roadway to 6-lane expressway, including two HOV lanes
I-10 East:
I-410 to LP 1604

2018

2021
$144 Expand the 4-lane divided roadway to 4-lane expressway, including frontage road, ramp, and intersection improvements
LP 1604 Northeast:
I-35 to FM 78

2018

2021
$55 Expand the 4-lane divided roadway to 4-lane expressway
I-410:
US 90 to Ingram Rd.

2019

2023
$120 Add two mainlanes, ramp reconfigurations, and two priority DCs
I-410:
at I-10 East Interchange

2020

2024
$156 Provide priority interchange improvements
LP 1604:
SH 16 to US 281

2021

2026
$832 Expand the existing expressway to add six additional lanes
I-35 NEX:
I-410 North to FM 3009

2021

2025
$1,323 Expand the existing expressway to add six additional mainlanes
I-35 NEX:
I-410 South to I-410 North

2021

2026
$816 Expand the existing expressway to add six additional lanes

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

Story Publication Date
Ground broken on second phase of Highway 281 expansion project KSAT 12 03/29/19
New construction phase for Hwy. 281 improvements KENS 5 03/29/19
North from San Antonio, a 10 – lane U.S. 281 is now on the horizon San Antonio Express News 03/29/19
Second Phase of US Highway 281 Expansion Gets Underway The Rivard Report 03/29/19
More big changes coming to Highway 281 corridor San Antonio Business Journal 03/29/19
Suburbs of Houston and Dallas top list of fastest-growing cities in U.S. The Texas Tribune 05/25/17
Governor Abbott Breaks Ground For TxDOT’s US 281 Expansion Project The Gilmer Mirror 03/31/17
Work begins on widening U.S. 281, most congested highway in San Antonio San Antonio Express News 03/31/17
Long-awaited U.S. 281 expansion breaks ground KSAT 03/31/17
Several Major Bexar County Road Projects on TxDOT's 'Operation Clear Lanes' List WOAI FM 02/22/17
Drivers excited for Wurzbach Parkway, NW Military expansion KSAT 01/24/17
Regional panel OKs funding for new toll lanes on Loop 1604 San Antonio Express-News 01/23/17
Texas Clear Lanes will address traffic congestion San Antonio Express-News 12/30/16
TxDOT set to open southbound 1604 connector to eastbound 151 Fox San Antonio 07/28/16
Drivers free to ride on faster Loop 1604 lanes San Antonio Express-News 05/12/16