I-35 from Rundberg Lane to US 290 East

Overview:

This project includes mainlane and frontage road reconstruction and the addition of three new direct connectors, or flyovers, at US 183. The project, which improves connectivity between I-35 and US 183, also includes reconstruction of the St. Johns Avenue bridge, the addition of frontage road U-turns on both sides, collector-distributor roads–or intersection bypass lanes–under St. Johns Avenue in both directions, auxiliary lanes–or extended entrance/exit lanes–and ramp and shoulder improvements.

Need & Purpose
  • Improve safety and mobility, including addressing:
    • Connectivity between I-35 and US 183
    • Lane merging/weaving on both northbound and southbound mainlanes
    • Operations at the I-35 and US 183 frontage road intersections
    • Operations of the existing I-35 northbound to US 183 northbound flyover
Project Description
  • Add three flyovers at the I-35/US 183 interchange from:
    • I-35 southbound to US 183 southbound
    • US 183 northbound to I-35 northbound
    • I-35 southbound to US 183 northbound
  • Improve the existing I-35 northbound to US 183 northbound flyover
  • Rebuild St. Johns Avenue bridge
    • Construct new frontage road U-turn in both directions
    • Construct new intersection bypass lane under the St. Johns bridge in both directions
  • Add extended entrance/exit ramps
  • Reconfigure and improve ramps and shoulders
  • Improve bicycle and pedestrian accommodations
Funding
  • Project development funded by TxDOT
  • Construction partially funded by Texas Clear Lanes Congestion Relief Initiative
  • Construction cost estimate: $124.2 million
Schedule
  • Finalized schematic and environmental documentation: August 2016
  • Begin Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E): March 2016
  • Complete PS&E: anticipated summer 2017
  • Construction letting: anticipated summer 2017
  • Construction start: early 2018
  • Construction completion: mid 2021, weather permitting
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I-35 from Rundberg Lane to US 290 east

Contact

Public Information Officer

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

(512) 832-7000

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