Hays County and state officials will break ground this week on about a mile of roadway to be designated FM 110, a planned eastern loop around San Marcos. The ceremony is scheduled 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at 2200 McCarty Lane.
The project, which will connect East McCarty Lane to Texas 123, was part of a road bond package approved by Hays County voters in 2008. The county expects to be reimbursed $7.9 million from the Texas Department of Transportation for FM 110 in addition to a $1.9 million federal earmark from 2005.
The city of San Marcos has already built the first 1.2 miles of FM 110 from Interstate 35 to the point where McCarty Lane veers right toward San Marcos High School. Under a deal reached between San Marcos and TxDOT officials in April, $8 million that San Marcos would have been reimbursed for its part of FM 110 will instead be applied to replacing the Yarrington Road overpass Interstate 35 in north San Marcos.
Pct. 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, who is hosting Thursday’s groundbreaking, has said that road projects included in the $207 million road bond package are on track to come in $34 million under early estimates.Email | Print