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Improvements to US 290 at SH 71 are underway

Date Published: Oct 20, 2021

There’s a lot happening on the Oak Hill Parkway project. Water quality protection measures were put into place along the highway in state right of way, including several miles of silt fencing, rock filter dams and erosion control logs. These protection measures assist in treating stormwater runoff and limiting sediment from leaving active construction areas. “TxDOT and Colorado River Constructors (CRC) are committed to protecting the Edwards Aquifer during construction,” said Christiana Astarita, TxDOT project manager. “Installing these water quality best management practices are a priority as we get started with major work.”

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Great news! Oak Hill Parkway is on the way.

Date Published: Jul 08, 2021

With the turn of shovels, the Texas Department of Transportation officially began construction on the Oak Hill Parkway project last Thursday. Decades in the making, the Oak Hill Parkway project will accommodate current and future growth by adding lanes for drivers traveling through Oak Hill, as well as frontage roads for local traffic. The project will also remove traffic signals on the mainlanes, construct flyovers between US 290 and SH 71, and construct bicycle and pedestrian accommodations.

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Getting ready for construction

Date Published: Apr 05, 2021

We’re gearing up for construction, and that means keeping you informed about upcoming activities, potential impacts and what to expect. With the environmental study behind us, it’s time to get the project built.

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Oak Hill Parkway Update

Date Published: Oct 28, 2020

Safety and mobility improvements along US 290 and SH 71 in Oak Hill are on the way. Minor activities are occurring adjacent to the Oak Hill Parkway corridor in advance of the official project groundbreaking in mid-2021.

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Oak Hill Parkway Update

Date Published: May 04, 2020

The Oak Hill Parkway project is getting ready for construction. Colorado River Constructors was selected as the design-build contractor to complete the final design and construct the state of-the-art highway at the intersection of US 290 and SH 71 in Oak Hill.

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Oak Hill Parkway Project gets Environmental Clearance

Date Published: Dec 21, 2018

A six-year environmental study has been completed for mobility and safety improvements along US 290 and SH 71 in Oak Hill. On December 21, 2018, TxDOT published the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision.

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