Scope of work: Bottleneck improvements at the Highway 3 and FM 518 intersection, including the addition and extension of auxiliary turn lanes.
Project Status as of July 2022
Design is complete and the project has finally received approval from TxDOT. The project is expected to be posted for bid over this summer.
The original schedule, as of September 2019, shows the design phase of the SH3 & FM518 Intersection Improvements project to begin in quarter 4 of 2019 through quarter 3 of 2020. Land acquisition is scheduled to begin quarter 2 of 2020 through quarter 3 of 2020. Construction bidding is scheduled for quarter 4 of 2020 with construction following beginning in quarter 1 of 2021 for a year and a quarter. Construction time is an estimate as each bid is awarded based on cost and time submitted by the contractor.
The current schedule, as of December 2021, shows the traffic counts and design options phase of the SH3 and FM518 Intersection Improvements project began in quarter 1 of 2020 and completed in quarter 3 of 2020. TxDOT reviewed and approved the improvements in quarter 4 of 2020. Design of the preferred option began in quarter 1 of 2021 and continues in progress through quarter 2 of 2022. Land acquisition is scheduled to begin in quarter 1 of 2022 through quarter 3 of 2022. Construction bidding is scheduled for quarter 3 of 2022 with construction following and beginning in quarter 3 of 2022 through quarter 2 of 2023. Construction time is an estimate as each bid is awarded based on cost and time submitted by the contractor.