The City’s construction plans and environmental documents have been completed and approved by UPRR. The City has executed Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) agreements as of June of 2017. The letter of acknowledgment has been received by UPRR and the work has been scheduled for early August of 2018. Currently the City is revising and updating the construction plans and environmental documents for a spring letting. For Phase I. The first phase or Phase I of the project includes the crossings from County Road 172 to Burnet Road. The second phase of the project includes the crossings from Burnet Road to Red Bud Lane. The second phase is also under way with the US 79 improvements planned for construction late summer of 2018. The City is waiting on UPRR for the crossing agreements to proceed with that phase.
Project Phase and Status
Construction for Phase I is slated to begin Spring of 2018.
Brown and Gay Engineers
Union Pacific Railroad
$3,100,000 (includes $1,600,000 in Federal Grants)
Bill Stablein (512) 218-3237