Transportation Bond 2015

A bond election to fund transportation projects will be on the ballot May 9 for Georgetown voters.

The bond election would authorize $105 million to fund 20 transportation projects over the next 10 years. The design and construction of 10 projects and engineering work for an additional 10 projects would be funded.

Build

Projects include new roads or bridges, widening existing roads, intersection improvements, and sidewalks:

  • Northwest Boulevard Bridge over Interstate 35
  • Rivery Boulevard extension (Williams Drive to Northwest Boulevard)
  • I-35 northbound frontage road (Williams Drive to Lakeway Drive)
  • Southwest Bypass (Wolf Ranch Parkway to Leander Road)
  • Wolf Ranch Parkway (DB Wood Road to Southwest Bypass)
  • DB Wood Road (University Avenue to Oak Ridge Drive)
  • Leander Road (Southwest Bypass to River Ridge Drive)
  • Southwestern Boulevard (Raintree Drive to SE Inner Loop)
  • Intersection and safety improvement pool ($5 million)
  • Sidewalk and ADA accessibility pool ($10 million)

Design or Planning

Projects include engineering and design for widening existing roads and bridges:

  • Leander Road Bridge over I-35
  • NE Inner Loop (Stadium Drive to FM 971)
  • Stadium Drive (Austin Avenue to NE Inner Loop)
  • University Avenue (Haven Lane to 130 Toll Road)
  • Southwest Bypass (Wolf Ranch Parkway to University Avenue)
  • Williams Drive (Rivery Boulevard to I-35)
  • I-35 southbound frontage (Williams Drive to Rivery Boulevard)
  • SE Inner Loop (University Avenue to I-35)
  • Shell Road  (Williams Drive to Shell Spur)
  • DB Wood Drive (Oak Ridge Drive to Lake Overlook Drive)

Completion of engineering and design work enables a project to be eligible for funding from other local, state, or federal sources when they are available.

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