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I-35 Capital Express/NEX Connection


The study will evaluate potential improvements along I-35 from SH 45 Southeast to CR 382/Cibolo Valley Drive. It will be conducted through a Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) study, which will focus on how to best connect the I-35 Capital Express South project in Travis County to the I-35 Northeast Expansion project (NEX) in Comal County. The PEL study will identify projects that can be further developed in the schematic design and environmental review phase.

Need & Purpose

  • Improve safety and mobility

Project Description

  • Connect I-35 from SH 45 Southeast in Austin to CR 382/Cibolo Valley Drive in Schertz


  • Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) study: 2023-2025
  • Public Meeting: early 2024


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