Texas Department of Transportation

Projects currently under development include but are not limited to:

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"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

Project Name

Start Date


Project Cost
($ million)

Public Benefit
US90 to SH151
$98.9 Improves 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.
Stone Oak to Bexar/Comal County line
$304.0 Reduces congestion average travel speeds are anticipated to increase by 35 mph significantly improving travel times for commuters.

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