ROUND ROCK, Texas - Construction has begun on a project in Round Rock to improve merging between US 79 and SH 45 North at I-35.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and officials from Williamson County, City of Round Rock and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) recently broke ground on the I-35 at US 79 southbound project.
Construction has begun on a project in Round Rock to improve merging between US 79 and SH 45 North at I-35. (Texas Department of Transportation)
The I-35 at US 79 (southbound) project will construct an extended entrance and exit lane between US 79 and SH 45 North. The project will also shift the median barrier, restripe the southbound I-35 mainlanes and install high-mast lighting.
This $8.4 million Texas Clear Lanes project is expected to be complete in early 2023, weather permitting.