What should you know about the FM 1938 Project?
The FM 1938 Phase 2 project is currently underway and is expected to be complete in about two years. For drivers in and around the area there are three things to keep in mind.
Since the project’s start in April 2015, TxDOT contractors have been working along northbound FM 1938 and, more recently, at the intersection of FM 1938/Southlake Boulevard (FM 1709) prepping the roadway for widening, installing drainage and installing temporary signals. That work represents significant progress on this project that will, once it’s complete, serve the needs of the driving public.
“For all of us, lane closures and traffic switches, coupled with the normal heavy traffic, have escalated an already complicated traffic issue that can make traveling along Southlake Boulevard tiresome,” said Southlake Public Works Director Bob Price. “With school starting next week, it’s likely the traffic situation will only become more frustrating during peak am and pm times,” he added.
Price has the following suggestions for getting through the 1938 construction:
The last point is crucial in getting through these growing pains. The City is doing what we can to make residents aware of the progress of the project via MySouthlakeNews.com, Facebook and Twitter. TxDOT also provides periodic updates via the firstname.lastname@example.org email list – sign up to keep up to date on the latest in the FM 1938 construction project.