Legacy Drive traffic switches, Panther Creek Parkway progress and more Frisco transportation updates – Community Impact Newspaper

Posted: June 9, 2022 at 4:36 am

Crews set up sidewalk and barrier-free ramps on northbound Legacy Drive at Travis Drive. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

Legacy Drive reconstruction

Traffic is scheduled to switch to the new northbound lanes of Legacy Drive in early June. The goal of the project is to reconstruct Legacys existing lanes and widen the road from four to six lanes between SH 121 and Warren Parkway. The first phase of the project, which consists of paving the roads, is 95% complete, according to a May public works department report. The contractor is paving the remaining right-turn lanes, inlet tops, sidewalks and the barrier-free ramp.

Timeline: July 2021-spring 2023

Cost: $18.2 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

Town and Country Boulevard widening

Construction of Town and Country Boulevard is ongoing. The projects contractor is adding median crossovers, temporary pavement, and backfilling and sodding the eastbound parkway. This project will reconstruct the existing westbound lanes in addition to adding two new eastbound lanes and bike lanes. Traffic will drive on the eastbound lanes until crews finish the westbound lanes.

Timeline: April 2021-fall 2022

Cost: $4.7 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

UPCOMING PROJECTS

Panther Creek Parkway widening

The design of Panther Creek Parkway is 90% complete, according to a May public works department report. The project will widen the parkway from a four-lane divided road to a six-lane divided road. The third westbound lane will run from Knotty Pine Street to Dallas Parkway, and the added eastbound lane will run from east of Legacy Drive to Dallas Parkway. The project is also expected to improve capacity and mobility at the Panther Creek and Legacy intersection.

Timeline: summer 2022-early 2023

Cost: $3.7 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

Lebanon Road widening

Preliminary designs for reconstruction of Lebanon Road from FM 423 to Todd Drive is underway. This project will convert Lebanon into a six-lane divided roadway. City staff recently completed site visits to assess pavement conditions and identify what areas need to be rehabilitated.

Timeline: early 2023-spring 2024

Cost: $11 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

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