Project Description: Expansion of U.S. 75 from Melissa Road to just north of FM 455. The project includes a redesign of the FM 455 interchange and bridge over the highway. Additionally, a new bridge at CR 370/Rosamond has been added to the project.
Project Status: The project is currently under construction. Utility relocations are still in progress as part of the project.
Contractor(s): TxDOT project. Contractor Austin Bridge and Road
Project Cost: Approximately $100 million. Funding Source: TxDOT
The contract for the project (US 75 expansion including the interchange and the bridge) was signed on March 16, 2016.
The project time to completion is 884 days per the contract. This is based on 26 working days per month for a total anticipated project time of 34 months.
1/15/19 Update: TxDOT is now expecting substantial completion of the project by late Summer 2019. Northbound frontage roads may transition to one-way in February 2019.
Update: The US 75 & FM 455 intersection will have traffic signals. A schematic of the intersection can be viewed here.