I-35 at Oltorf Street

Overview:

The project reconstructs and improves the Oltorf Street interchange from south of Woodland Avenue to Woodward Street. Improvements will include the reconstruction of the Oltorf Street bridge, improved entrance/exit ramps and frontage roads, new extended entrance/exit lanes for mainlanes and ramps, and the addition of north and south U-turns at Oltorf Street. Bicycle and pedestrian accommodations will also be improved along the I-35 frontage roads in each direction within the project limits.

Need & Purpose
  • Enhance safety and improve overall mobility within the project limits
  • Address ramp configurations that do not meet current design standards, including width, length, and weaving distances
Project Description
  • Reconstruct Oltorf Street bridge structure
  • Improve entrance and exit ramps and frontage roads
  • Construct new auxiliary lanes, or extended entrance/exit lanes, for mainlanes and ramps
  • Add U-turns in both north and southbound directions at I-35 and Oltorf Street
  • Improve bicycle and pedestrian accommodations along the I-35 frontage roads in each direction within the project limits
Funding
  • Project development funded by TxDOT
  • Construction funded by TxDOT Congestion Relief Initiative
  • Construction cost: $42.6 million
Schedule
  • Public Open House: December 2013
  • Finalized schematic and environmental documentation: fall 2014
  • Begin plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E): December 2014
  • Complete PS&E: July 2016
  • Construction letting: July 2016
  • Construction start: February 2017
  • Construction completion: spring 2019
Project Activity
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Project Vicinity Map

I-35 at Oltorf Street

Contact

Public Information Officer

TxDOT Austin District
P.O. Box 15426
Austin, TX 78761-5426

(512) 832-7000

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