Information Item 5- Focus Topic: Priority Projects In Development Awaiting Funding (Brian Barth, TxDOT Fort Worth District Engineer.)
Item Summary: Fort Worth District Engineer for TxDOT Brian Barth Presented a report on Tarrant County Projects. Four of the projects are of the vital interest for SETT.
1) SH360 – Camp Wisdom to US 287: TxDot will issue final request for proposals in September 2014. The proposals are due to TxDOT by January 2015 at which time the TxDOT Commission will award in February 2015. with estimated completion date in 2018.
2) SH 360 / IH 30 Interchange: Project is under design and enviromental reealuation so project can be shovel ready once construction funds are identified.
3) SH 360 – From Randol Mill to IH 20: Project will add one main lane in each direction with ramp improvemenst. Preliminary design and environmental work is under way for estimated $82 million project.
4) East Loop 820 / US 287 Corridor: Project will add additional lanes to IH 20 and Loop 820 as well as add 2 managed lanes and frontage roads along IH 20, US 287 and IH 820. This $1.1 billion estimated project is currently beginning the environmental process.