Hunter Road will transition from a five-lane highway at Wonder World Drive to three lanes with bike lanes (pictured) and sidewalks to three lanes with sidewalks. ILLUSTRATION by KIMLEY HORN
The Texas Department of Transportation and the San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements department will hold a public open house on Wednesday on the proposed widening of Hunter Road.
The meeting is scheduled 6-8 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins.
The project $6 million project will improve Hunter Road (FM 2439) from Wonder World Drive (Ranch Road 12) to Bishop Street. The city council approved the project on April 17 to be funded jointly with TxDOT using State Proposition 12 funds for statewide roadway connectivity.
The project would add a continuous two-way center left turn lane between Wonder World and Bishop and right turn lanes at the Wonder World Drive intersection. Bicycle paths via shoulders or multi-use paths would be provided along the entire length of the proposed project. North of Bishop Street, the proposed improvements would transition into the existing two-way street.
The project also would realign Dixon Street with San Antonio Street and construct a roundabout at the Dixon/San Antonio Street intersection with Hunter Road.
Exhibits showing the preliminary project layout and typical sections and other information about the proposed project will be available for review at the open house. TxDOT and City engineers and project managers will be on hand to answer questions. All interested residents are invited to attend.
Before the open house, the exhibits are available for review at the San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins, and at the TxDOT South Travis Area Office, 9725 S Interstate 35 in Austin.
For more information, please call the Engineering/Capital Improvements Department at 512-393-8130.Email | Print