TxDOT opens workshop on Loop 360 changes

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July 08, 2020 - 7:34 am

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AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Changes are in the works for Loop 360 in southwest Austin, and TxDOT is hosting a virtual public workshop to show off the proposed improvements.

The $125 million project, which runs along Loop 360 from MoPac to RM 2244, would eliminate several traffic signals and create a number of overpasses for through traffic.

Some of the improvements that are being proposed in the project, all aiming to improve safety and mobility:

  • Replacing the existing traffic signals on Loop 360 at Walsh Tarlton Lane, Lost Creek Boulevard and Westbank Drive with either overpasses or underpasses
  • Constructing continuous north and southbound frontage roads
  • Removing the mainlane traffic signal at Las Cimas Parkway and adding a signal on the new northbound frontage road
  • Removing the traffic signals at the southern entrance to Barton Creek Square and removing existing crossovers
  • Adding a north-to-south U-turn at RM 2244
  • Adding shared-use paths and sidewalks to improve bicycle and pedestrian accommodations

The virtual public workshop opens Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. and will be available through July 23 at 5 p.m. at www.Loop360Project.com.

Construction on the changes could get underway as early as mid-2025.

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