Segment 1 of the Southwest Bypass project is the construction of a new two lane roadway from IH-35 to 3,100 feet west. Design is complete. Jordan Foster is the contractor. A groundbreaking was held on Friday, September 8, 2017. Construction was completed in fall 2018.
Segment 2 is the construction of a new two lane roadway from RM 2243 to 3,500 feet east (Segment 1). This will complete the roadway from RM 2243 to IH-35. Segment 2 construction started September 24, 2018 by James Construction. A virtual ribbon cutting was held on Tuesday, May 26, at 10 a.m., and the road is open to the public. To watch a video of this event, click here.
To watch a video explaining this important transportation project, click here.