Before a project is built, a study must be done to determine if it will fill a transportation need, will not negatively impact the surrounding area and fits the department's overall plan. During the study phase, potential projects are analyzed to determine if they are cost-effective while also efficiently improving mobility. Some of these projects have moved beyond the study phase and are under construction.

Location Project Description
Grayson County Grayson County Tollway Study Examines the potential extension of the Dallas North Tollway to US 75.
Grayson County US 75 A project to develop long-term transportation and operational improvements on US 75 and US 82 in the Cities of Sherman and Denison in Grayson County, Texas.
Grayson County US 82 Safety Improvement Feasibility Study A feasibility study to improve US 82 corridor safety and mobility.
Hunt County I-30/FM 2642 Bridge Replacement A $23.2 million bridge replacement project on I-30 in Hunt County at FM 2642 that extends 3.9-miles from the Rockwall County line to FM 1565.
Hunt County SH 34 Feasibility Study A feasibility study along an approximately 20-mile segment of SH 34 from I-30 to CR 2312. 
Lamar, Red River, and Bowie Counties US 82 (West of Clarksville) and US 82 (East of Clarksville) Projects Projects to improve safety, mobility and regional connectivity, manage congestion and address roadway deficiencies
Paris Loop 286 Improvements Evaluation of potential short- and long-term roadway and operational improvements for Loop 286 in Paris.