Montgomery Street ReconstructionConceptual design plans have been completed and a review of constructability performed. That means preliminary design is expected to be completed by February 2016.Roadway design will feature a five-lane roadway from IH-30 to Harley Avenue and four-lanes from Harley Avenue to Camp Bowie Boulevard. A shared-use bicycle and pedestrian path will be constructed on the east side of Montgomery Street along with signage and markings to support cyclists’ use of the outside traffic lane. Final design will include at least one mid-block crosswalk. However, additional mid-block crosswalks are still being considered.Landscaping and irrigation on both sides of the street, and underground utilities are still being reviewed because of funding limitations. Design engineers are also trying to include a right-turn lane on the southern end of the project.Staff is pursuing green ribbon funding from the State of Texas for landscaping improvements in the State’s right of way at IH-30.Roadway construction is being coordinated with the contractor who is building the multipurpose arena and parking garage.Another public meeting is planned for spring 2016.Michael Weiss is the project manager and he can be reached at 817-392-8485
This lists a start date of June this year and taking 23 months to complete.