Location: Sam Bass Road from RM 1431 to Wyoming Springs Drive in Precinct 1.
Overview: Williamson County conducted a study to develop a plan for improvements for Sam Bass Road between RM 1431 and Wyoming Springs Drive, referred to as Corridor H. The study identified opportunities to enhance safety and mobility to accommodate current traffic and anticipated growth. Improvements for Sam Bass Road include reconstructing as a three-lane road, adding a shared-use path for bicycle and pedestrian use, and making intersection improvements. Construction funding has been identified as part of the voter-approved 2019 Williamson County Road Bond Program.
Status: The County is planning for phased construction to bring needed safety improvements.
Fall 2020 – Intersection improvements
• At RM 1431 – The project added a second left-turn lane for northbound traffic on Sam Bass Road at the intersection with RM 1431, helping to reduce delays for drivers turning westbound onto RM 1431. Overall, the improvements included new signage, lane striping, and associated signal programming that accommodates the dual turning lanes. This project was completed in August 2020.
• At Great Oaks Drive - Install temporary traffic signals to replace stop sign.*
• At Walsh Ranch Boulevard - Install temporary traffic signals to replace stop sign.*
*Permanent traffic signals will be installed with three-lane road construction.
Early to mid-2022 – Sam Bass Road improvements
• Construct three-lane road and shared-use path. Anticipated completion in 2023.