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News on the Williamson County Road Bond
6/22/2016 8:07 AM

Williamson County has two alternatives on how to solve safety and mobility issues at the Great Oaks bridge over Brushy Creek. Both will be discussed during open houses scheduled to present the proposed improvements to the public along with proposed safety improvements along Brushy Creek Road/Hairy Man Road. The first open house will be held from the hours of 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, in the Brushy Creek Community Center, 16318 Great Oaks Dr, in Round Rock. The second will be Thursday, July 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fern Bluff MUD Community Center, 7320 Wyoming Springs Dr., in Round Rock.

To view a video about the proposed Great Oaks Bridge improvement options and the Hairy Man Road/Brushy Creek Road safety improvements, please click here.

6/21/2016 3:40 PM
The City of Round Rock’s project for the Creek Bend Extension will require road closures on CR 174/Hairy Man Road from Sam Bass to Great Oaks Drive. Concrete pours on the bridge deck over Hairy Man are scheduled Wednesday, June 29, beginning at 2 a.m., and the following Wednesday, July 6, also beginning at 2 a.m. Work could be rescheduled due to inclement weather. For more information on the Creek Bend Extension Project, click here. 
6/17/2016 9:25 AM
The public is invited to an open house on Thursday June 30, 2016, presenting proposed improvements to CR 305 at I-35, Ronald Reagan Blvd. at I-35, and Frontage Roads between Bud Stockton Loop and FM 972 in Jarrell, TX.  The open house will be held at the Jarrell Community Center, located at 1651 County Road 305 in Jarrell, Texas, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. To view the open house notice, click here. Williamson County, in conjunction with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will conduct the open house to gather public input and comments for the projects. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend the open house and provide input on the project.  Verbal and written comments may be presented at the open house.  Written comments not submitted during the Open House may be submitted to Williamson County at roads@wilco.org, (512)-943-1195 within a period of 10 calendar days after the public meeting.  

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5/20/2016 9:29 AM
The County’s contractor Smith Contracting is scheduled to perform a traffic shift on the eastbound lane of RM 2243. This work will begin on Tuesday, May 24, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and is scheduled to be complete by Friday, June 10. The work will take place Monday through Friday during these 3 weeks. The traffic shift will put the eastbound traffic into the center turn lane on RM 2243. Expect delays. The dates are subject to change depending on the weather. This traffic shift is necessary for Smith Contracting to clear the ROW, prepare subgrade along the existing eastbound travel lane, and place the hot mix for the proposed driveway. Every precaution will be taken to ensure the safety of the traveling public and the workers during this operation.  Electronic messages board will be set to provide advance notification to the public for the traffic shift. Attached is a detail of the traffic shift.
4/19/2016 9:07 AM

The new railroad crossing at Tradesman Park just south of US 79 is now open, and the old railroad crossing at CR 123 is closed. Williamson County and Union Pacific Railroad were partners in the project to install the railroad crossing and roadway from US 79 to the railroad crossing. Cash Construction was the contractor. CR 123 is now closed from US 79 to Axis Deer. Residents in the area now will take North Star Ranch Blvd. (Tradesman Park) to Benelli Drive (Axis Deer). To view a map, click here.

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