you bought it, we built it

You know that shirt you just bought? Well, it helped improve our infrastructure. In fact, any time you shop the rock we are able to reinvest in the community, making it a win-win for all of us. Curious to know more about what we built with what you bought? Read on for the latest news.

Transportation

Phase 2 of La Frontera street reconstruction is complete

A $4 million project to reconstruct the public streets that feed the La Frontera shopping center is complete, just in time for the holiday shopping season. The clay soils in that part of town are responsible for the (mostly) formerly uneven, pot-hole prone roadways. The first phase of the La Frontera work — reconstruction of Hester’s Crossing and La Frontera Boulevard — was completed a few years ago. In short, a part of town that used to tax…

City has invested $108 million over past five years to fight traffic, maintain streets

The City of Round Rock has invested $108 million over the past five years to address the community’s No. 1 problem — traffic. The City tracks the major projects it is working on here, where you’ll find information on  current projects, ongoing programs, projects Round Rock works on with our regional partners, and recently completed projects. Among the highlights over the past five years are: Completion of 11 dedicated turn lanes Completed major repair and reconstruction of neighborhood and…

City Council approves contract for reconstruction of two major intersections

The Round Rock City Council awarded on Aug. 27 a $600,000 contract to Lone Star Paving Company for reconstruction of two intersections: FM 3406-Sunrise Road, and Forest Creek Boulevard-Red Bud Lane. Traffic is heavy at both intersections, and the pavement is breaking down faster than it can be patched. That’s why both will undergo complete reconstruction. The City maintains more than 1,150 lane miles of roads. To improve the condition of roadways, the City has a…