Renfro Street Improvements - SH174 to Alsbury

Renfro st improvments from 174 to alsbury map
Location:  Renfro Street from SH 174 (Wilshire Blvd) to Alsbury Blvd
Start Date:
Summer 2018
End Date: 
Summer 2019
Purpose: Increase the Renfro Street and Wilshire Blvd intersection capacity and improve traffic flow and safety. 
End Result:
- Add a free-right turn lane from SB Renfro Street to SH174 (adjacent to CVS)
- Install a median on Renfro at the intersection with SH174, including a hooded left into the shopping center at the northwest corner of the Renfro Street and Wilshire Blvd intersection
- Improve safety by changing the Gordon Street approach (at CVS) to right-in/right out only
- TXDOT required drive closure to one of the drive approaches at CVS on Wilshire Blvd
- Restriping and inset parking spaces to add additional northbound lane from Thomas Street to Murphy Road and a center turn lane
- From Murphy Road to Rand Street: add center turn lanes at intersections only 
Project Cost: Approximately $1M
Funding Source: 
Street Bond Funds 
- April 2018: Plans are 95% complete. Wrapping up property acquisition and preparing to bid the project
- Jan 26, 2017: Public input meeting held at Pathway Church
- Meetings have been held with owners of retail establishments between Wilshire and Thomas 
- Feb. 22, 2018 Public Meeting held at City Hall, 4:30-7:00 pm. Notices were mailed to all residents/owners with property abutting the project limits.
Next Steps: - Finalize Ultimate design, including drainage improvements
- Bid and Construction - projected for second quarter of 2018
Closures/Detours:  To be announced
More information: Maps