TxDOT to Host Public Workshop for Loop 360 at Lakewood Drive/Spicewood Springs Road Project


Contact: Brad Wheelis

Phone: (512) 832-7060

Date: June 4, 2019


AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Transportation will host a public workshop on Thursday, June 6, 2019 to discuss the proposed improvements to Loop 360 at Lakewood Drive and Spicewood Springs Road. The workshop will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Westover Hills Church of Christ, located at 8332 Mesa Drive in Austin. The meeting will be an open house format with no formal presentation, so attendees can come and go at their convenience. 

In November 2018, TxDOT hosted a public workshop to share information and receive input on the Loop 360 at Spicewood Springs Road project. Due to their proximity, environmental work for the Spicewood Springs Road and Lakewood Drive projects has been combined to best manage resources and federal consultation. Comments previously submitted for the Spicewood Springs Road project will be included in the documentation for the combined projects.

The purpose of the project is to improve safety and mobility at the intersections of Lakewood Drive, Spicewood Springs Road (W) and Spicewood Springs Road (E)/Bluffstone Drive. Proposed improvements include:

  • Removing the traffic signals from the Loop 360 mainlanes at Lakewood Drive, Spicewood Springs Road (W) and Spicewood Springs Road (E)/Bluffstone Drive
  • Constructing overpasses (where the Loop 360 mainlanes go over the cross street) with non-signalized U-turns in both directions at Lakewood Drive and Spicewood Springs Road (E)/Bluffstone Drive
  • Adding a shared-use path and sidewalks within the project limits to improve bicycle and pedestrian accommodations

Maps, drawings and project information will be on display at the workshop, and project team members will be available to answer questions. Comments from the public are requested.

Those unable to attend the meeting in person can review materials and comment online via our virtual workshop, which will be available from June 6 through June 21, 2019. Individuals may also email comments or mail in their comments to:

TxDOT Austin District
Attention: Crystal Wotipka, Loop 360 Program
7901 N. I-35
Austin, TX 78753

All comments must be received by Friday, June 21, 2019 to be included in the public record.

The Lakewood Drive/Spicewood Springs Road project is part of the Loop 360 program, which will upgrade multiple intersections to improve safety and mobility along the corridor, including RM 2222, Courtyard Drive, Cedar Street, Westlake Drive, Walsh Tarlton Lane, RM 2244, Lost Creek Boulevard and Westbank Drive.

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