TxDOT Update on Bicentennial and 12

CSJ: 0039-17-180 IH 2/US 83 & Bicentennial Blvd

Progress of work:

  • Main Lane progress
    • Contractor paving West of 23rd street. Will begin to lay final layer of asphalt tomorrow from 2nd street toward the west.
    • Began constructing the permanent traffic rail (WBML) today in order to switch traffic.
    • Contractor pouring colored textured riprap throughout project limits.
    • Traffic switch trending to late March 2019.
    • Once traffic is switched, work will begin on the proposed EB lanes(South IH-2).
  • Proposed Bicentennial Intersection
    • South Bicentennial Blvd: COM force main, water line, and gravity sewer will be under proposed concrete pavement. COM requested to encase/adjust these lines. Force main needed to be adjusted since it was in conflict with our proposed roadway. Adjustment of these lines underway.
    • North Bicentennial Blvd: Contractor forming for Concrete pavement.
  • 10thSt & 23rd Streets
    • Bridge raising operations scheduled for late March 2019.
  • Eastbound temporary ramps.
    • Contractor working on EB ramps by 2nd street and 29th street. These temp ramps are being constructed for next phase of construction. These ramps will be paved and ready for use once traffic is switched.


Upcoming Changes in Traffic:

Ø  UPCOMING Traffic switches: (Weather permitting)

·         Traffic switch Late March.  This will consist of switching the WBML first (night operation). Once WB lanes are switched, contractor will be moving barrier to switch the EBMLs.

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