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Congestion Projects

TxDOT’s goal is to address gridlock for Texas drivers statewide. TxDOT is compiling and developing critical projects to address congestion. These projects have now been approved and included in the state’s Unified Transportation Program (UTP), our 10-year project development plan.

Generic Drone Shot Highway
Map of: I-35 Capital Express Central: US 290 East to US 290 West
Project name:
I-35 Capital Express Central: US 290 East to US 290 West
Timeline:
TBD
Cost:
TBD
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Add two non-tolled managed lanes in each direction
Map of: I-35 Capital Express North: SH 45 North to US 290 East
Project name:
I-35 Capital Express North: SH 45 North to US 290 East
Timeline:
2023-2029
Cost:
$606,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Add one non-tolled managed lane in each direction
Map of: I-35 Capital Express South: US 290 West to SH 45 Southeast
Project name:
I-35 Capital Express South: US 290 West to SH 45 Southeast
Timeline:
2022-2025
Cost:
$548,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Add two non-tolled managed lanes in each direction
Map of: I-35 from US 79 to SH 45 North (southbound)
Project name:
I-35 from US 79 to SH 45 North (southbound)
Timeline:
2022-2023
Cost:
$9,300,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Construct auxiliary lane to remove merging conflicts on the southbound I-35 mainlanes between RM 620 and Hesters Crossing
Map of: I-35: At 51st Street
Project name:
I-35: At 51st Street
Timeline:
2016-2018
Cost:
$19,200,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Added a new roundabout at the southbound I-35 frontage road at I-35, realigned the frontage road
Map of: I-35: At Oltorf Street
Project name:
I-35: At Oltorf Street
Timeline:
2017-2020
Cost:
$51,400,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Reconstructed the I-35 at Oltorf Street intersection
Map of: I-35: At Parmer Lane
Project name:
I-35: At Parmer Lane
Timeline:
2019-2022
Cost:
$33,600,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Construct diverging diamond interchange to alleviate an existing bottleneck at the intersection of FM 734 (Parmer Lane) and I-35
Map of: I-35: Rundberg Lane to US 290 East
Project name:
I-35: Rundberg Lane to US 290 East
Timeline:
2018-2021
Cost:
$199,700,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Add three flyovers at the I-35/US 183 interchange
Improve the existing northbound I-35 to northbound US 183 flyover
Map of: Loop 360 at Courtyard Drive/RM 2222
Project name:
Loop 360 at Courtyard Drive/RM 2222
Timeline:
2023-2025
Cost:
$46,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Remove traffic signal at Courtyard Drive and replace with an underpass
Reconstruct the RM 2222 intersection to include a diverging diamond interchange
Map of: Oak Hill Parkway: US 290 from West of FM 1826 to SL 1. SH 71 from US 290 West to Silvermine Dr.
Project name:
Oak Hill Parkway: US 290 from West of FM 1826 to SL 1. SH 71 from US 290 West to Silvermine Dr.
Timeline:
2021-2024
Cost:
$731,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Reconstruct 4-lane divided roadway to 6-lane controlled access highway.
Reconstruct the US 290/SH 71 interchange and add flyovers
Map of: Traffic Management System Upgrade: I-35 Capital Area - Bell County Line to Comal County Line
Project name:
Traffic Management System Upgrade: I-35 Capital Area - Bell County Line to Comal County Line
Timeline:
2016-2019
Cost:
$11,500,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: US 183: Metric Blvd. to I-35
Project name:
US 183: Metric Blvd. to I-35
Timeline:
2020-2020
Cost:
$2,300,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Add northbound and southbound auxiliary lanes on US 183 between Metric Boulevard and I-35 flyovers to alleviate bottleneck in this area
Map of: I-30 Canyon: I-35 East to I-45
Project name:
I-30 Canyon: I-35 East to I-45
Timeline:
2022-2025
Cost:
$426,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-30 East: Bass Pro to FM 2642
Project name:
I-30 East: Bass Pro to FM 2642
Timeline:
2021-2028
Cost:
$692,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-35 East: I-30 to Oak Lawn
Project name:
I-35 East: I-30 to Oak Lawn
Timeline:
2017-2021
Cost:
$83,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-35 East: I-635 to Denton County Line
Project name:
I-35 East: I-635 to Denton County Line
Timeline:
2022-2025
Cost:
$675,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-35 East: US 67 - Southern Gateway
Project name:
I-35 East: US 67 - Southern Gateway
Timeline:
2017-2022
Cost:
$666,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-35: I-35 West to North of Cooke County Line
Project name:
I-35: I-35 West to North of Cooke County Line
Timeline:
2022-2028
Cost:
$1,677,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-635 LBJ East US 75 to I-30
Project name:
I-635 LBJ East US 75 to I-30
Timeline:
2020-2024
Cost:
$1,740,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
New continuous frontage roads throughout corridor
Map of: Irving Interchanges: Loop 12, SH 114, Spur 482, & SH 183
Project name:
Irving Interchanges: Loop 12, SH 114, Spur 482, & SH 183
Timeline:
2020-2023
Cost:
$301,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-30 from Linkcrest Drive to I-820
Project name:
I-30 from Linkcrest Drive to I-820
Timeline:
2023-2027
Cost:
$140,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-635/SH 121 Interchange
Project name:
I-635/SH 121 Interchange
Project Website
Timeline:
2018-2021
Cost:
$370,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-820: SH 121 to Randol Mill Rd.
Project name:
I-820: SH 121 to Randol Mill Rd.
Project Website
Timeline:
2018-2023
Cost:
$174,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: SH 121: SH 114 to Hall Johnson
Project name:
SH 121: SH 114 to Hall Johnson
Timeline:
2016-2018
Cost:
$61,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: SH 199
Project name:
SH 199
Timeline:
2016-2019
Cost:
$48,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: Southeast Connector: Meadowbrook Dr. to I-20
Project name:
Southeast Connector: Meadowbrook Dr. to I-20
Timeline:
2022-2026
Cost:
$1,600,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-10: FM 359 to Brazos River
Project name:
I-10: FM 359 to Brazos River
Timeline:
2021-2023
Cost:
$242,200,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Improve hurricane-evacuation route
Map of: I-45 Gulf Freeway: North of FM 517 to South of FM 1764
Project name:
I-45 Gulf Freeway: North of FM 517 to South of FM 1764
Timeline:
2018-2023
Cost:
$240,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Improve hurricane-evacuation route
Map of: I-45, I-69, and I-10
Project name:
I-45, I-69, and I-10
Timeline:
2025-2030
Cost:
$4,230,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Reconstruct interchanges, construct parkway connectors into downtown Houston
Map of: I-45: IH-10 to IH-610 and Interchange at IH-610
Project name:
I-45: IH-10 to IH-610 and Interchange at IH-610
Timeline:
2024-2028
Cost:
$1,225,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Reconstruct GPs, FRs, and interchange, and construct four new NTMLs
Map of: I-45: NASA 1 to FM 518
Project name:
I-45: NASA 1 to FM 518
Timeline:
2017-2022
Cost:
$99,800,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Improve hurricane-evacuation route
Map of: I-610: Cambridge St. to Scott St.
Project name:
I-610: Cambridge St. to Scott St.
Timeline:
2019-2022
Cost:
$116,900,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Offer traffic congestion relief and increase mobility with the reconstruction of the mainlanes
Frontage roads
Addition of a freeway overpass and eight direct connector tie-ins to SH 288
Map of: I-610: I-610 West Loop at I-69 Southwest
Project name:
I-610: I-610 West Loop at I-69 Southwest
Project Website
Timeline:
2017-2024
Cost:
$287,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-69 from I-45 South to SH 288
Project name:
I-69 from I-45 South to SH 288
Timeline:
2022-2028
Cost:
$400,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Reconstruct interchanges, construct parkway connectors into downtown Houston
Construct three bridges
Map of: I-69: SH 288 to Spur 527
Project name:
I-69: SH 288 to Spur 527
Timeline:
2021-2026
Cost:
$274,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Reconstruct 10 GPs
Map of: SH 35 and I-610: SH 35 North of OST to Bellfort St., Interchange at I-10
Project name:
SH 35 and I-610: SH 35 North of OST to Bellfort St., Interchange at I-10
Timeline:
2022-2027
Cost:
$445,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Construct an 8-lane freeway, 2-lane FRs on new location
DCs at SH 35 and I-610
Map of: I-10 East: I-410 to LP 1604
Project name:
I-10 East: I-410 to LP 1604
Timeline:
2018-2021
Cost:
$144,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Expand the 4-lane divided roadway to 4-lane expressway, including frontage road, ramp, and intersection improvements
Map of: I-10 at Loop 1604
Project name:
I-10 at Loop 1604
Timeline:
TBD
Cost:
TBD
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-35 NEX: I-410 North to FM 3009
Project name:
I-35 NEX: I-410 North to FM 3009
Timeline:
2021-2025
Cost:
$1,323,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Expand the existing expressway to add six additional mainlanes
Map of: I-35 NEX: I-410 South to I-410 North
Project name:
I-35 NEX: I-410 South to I-410 North
Timeline:
2021-2026
Cost:
$816,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Expand the existing expressway to add six additional lanes
Map of: I-410: At I-10 East Interchange
Project name:
I-410: At I-10 East Interchange
Timeline:
2020-2024
Cost:
156,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Provide priority interchange improvements
Map of: I-410: At US 90 Interchange
Project name:
I-410: At US 90 Interchange
Timeline:
2016-2020
Cost:
$84,800,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Map of: I-410: US 90 to Ingram Rd.
Project name:
I-410: US 90 to Ingram Rd.
Timeline:
2019-2023
Cost:
$120,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Add two mainlanes, ramp reconfigurations, and two priority DCs
Map of: I-410: US 90 to SH 151
Project name:
I-410: US 90 to SH 151
Timeline:
2016-2020
Cost:
$98,900,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Supports mission of Joint Base San Antonio
Map of: LP 1604 Northeast: I-35 to FM 78
Project name:
LP 1604 Northeast: I-35 to FM 78
Timeline:
2018-2021
Cost:
$55,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Expand the 4-lane divided roadway to 4-lane expressway
Map of: LP 1604: SH 16 to US 281
Project name:
LP 1604: SH 16 to US 281
Timeline:
2021-2026
Cost:
$832,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Expand the existing expressway to add six additional lanes
Map of: US 281: LP 1604 to Bexar/Comal County Line
Project name:
US 281: LP 1604 to Bexar/Comal County Line
Timeline:
2017-2023
Cost:
$532,000,000
Public benefits:
Driver benefits
Reconstruct and widen from 4-lane divided roadway to 6-lane expressway, including two HOV lanes
Driver benefits include:
Reducing Congestion
Improve Safety and Mobility
Increasing Operational Efficiency
Providing Reliable Travel Time
Lowering Fuel Consumption