Street Projects

Updated 2/22/19 - updated information shown in red

Aberdeen Drive Extension - Lake Forest Boulevard Connection (Developer)

The project is a new urban minor arterial, approximately 2,300 linear feet, installed between Lake Forest Drive and FM 2499. Westbound lanes between Lake Forest Drive and Hilliard Drive were previously constructed. The developer designed the project.  Current design is complete and the plans are at TxDot awaiting a permit. Preconstruction meeting was held.  Franchise relocations are underway. Street light installation is also being coordinated with this project. Construction work is ongoing. Original completion date of April is being pushed out.  Steel manufacturing shortages are creating signal pole delivery delays.  The poles for this project were originally scheduled for a January delivery and now are scheduled for May delivery.

Anticipated completion: June 2019

American Disability Act (ADA) Transition Plan Annual Project - 2019

The project includes the reconstruction of ADA Transition Plan identified sidewalks and ADA ramps, facility and park improvements for the purpose of maintaining ADA Compliance. A professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn & Associates for 2019 was awarded by council January 7, 2019. Field work is underway.
Bruton Orand Northbound Turn Lane at FM 1171/Bruton Orand Intersection  

The project is the installation of a northbound Bruton Orand Boulevard right turn lane at the FM 1171/Bruton Orand Boulevard intersection. The project includes approximately 200 feet of paving, sidewalk, traffic signal relocation, and possible franchise utility relocations. The design award is planned for the March 18 council meeting.

Denton Creek Boulevard Bridge and Spine Road 12-Inch Water line (Graham Branch Crossing)


The project includes the design of a 260 foot multiple span 4-lane bridge, a 12” water line, and a 12” re-use water line, both extending to the bridge limits. The project also includes all required survey, geotechnical services, environmental assessments, hydraulic analyses, and permitting. The professional services agreement for the design phase services award was approved at the May 7, 2018 Town Council meeting. Design is ongoing. 30% plans received.

Firewheel Drive (from north of Garden Road to south of Milford Drive)  

 

The project includes the completion of 340 feet of a four lane section of Firewheel Drive. The professional services agreement with Nathan D. Maier Consulting Engineers, Inc., to provide professional engineering services, in an amount not to exceed $56,560, was approved by Town Council on November 7, 2016. Construction contract awarded to CamCrete Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $393,734.00 on June 18, 2018. Staff met with Grace Church to go over the project with them. Franchise utility relocates are underway.  Notice to proceed issued November 5. Paving underway.

Anticipated completion: March 2019


FM 1171 at River Walk Drive Intersection

The project consists of a westbound right-turn lane, northbound left-turn lane, and southbound left-turn lane at FM 1171 and River Walk Drive.  The project will also include approximately 400 feet of new sidewalk along westbound right-turn lane and traffic signal improvements at the intersection. The professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for the design of the project in the amount of $87,500, was approved by Town Council on December 4, 2017. Design is ongoing. 95% plans received. Right-of-way acquisition is ongoing. Franchise utility relocates coordination is ongoing. TxDot permit plans submitted. Construction award is planned for a May council meeting, pending TxDot review.

FM 1171 Westbound Turn Lane at FM 1171/FM 2499 Intersection


The project includes the installation of a FM 1171 westbound turn lane at the FM 1171/FM 2499 intersection. The project includes approximately 410 feet of paving, hike/bike trails, utility relocations and traffic signal upgrades. The design contract in the amount of $55,000 was awarded to Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. on October 3, 2016. Design is complete.
Right-of-way acquisition is ongoing. Buried utilities were located and several lines will need to be relocated.
TxDot resubmittal is at TxDot. Right-of-way acquisition is ongoing with property owner. Temporary easement is being worked on to accommodate additional drainage. 

 

FM 2499 at Lakeside Parkway Northbound Right Turn Lane

The project consists of the design of a northbound right turn lane along FM 2499 at Lakeside Parkway. The professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., to provide design services for the project, was awarded at the March 5, 2018 council meeting. Design is complete. TxDot permit received. Bids in this week, with award at the March 18 council meeting.

FM 2499 and Waketon Intersection Improvements 

The project currently includes the addition of westbound and eastbound right turn lanes, however, with recent application being made and discussions with the northwest property owner, staff is hoping to add both northbound and southbound turn lanes to the project scope. Design scope discussions began in January, 2019 with the selected consultant, followed by design award planned in February.  ROW acquisition from the northwest property owner is needed, as well as a TxDot permit for the work.  Construction for this project is scheduled for fiscal year 19/20. Design award is scheduled for March 4 council meeting. 

Forest Vista Drive Reconstruction Phase II

The project consists of the reconstruction of Forest Vista Drive from Morriss Road to Chancellor Drive (approximately 1,500 linear feet). A professional services agreement for design services, with Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers, Inc., in the amount of $160,487 was awarded on January 7, 2019. Survey is underway.


Garden Ridge Boulevard at FM 3040 Thru Lane


The project consists of the construction of a southbound left turn lane on Garden Ridge Boulevard at FM 3040. The project includes the installation of the turn lane and creating a lane shift further to the north. The end configuration of southbound Garden Ridge Boulevard at FM 3040 will be a left turn lane, two thru lanes and a right turn lane.  Improvements to the crosswalk and pedestrian ramps along the north side of FM 3040 will be made and increased to eight foot to comply with the Town’s Parks and Trails Master Plan for future connection. This project will be bid with Peters Colony Roundabout project. Scheduled for February 18 council meeting design award.

Grady Court Reconstruction and Water Line

The project consists of the reconstruction of Grady Court from Homestead Street to the cul-de-sac (approximately 700 linear feet). The project also includes the replacement of the water line along the reconstruction length. A professional services agreement for design services, with Criado & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $73,738 was awarded on January 7, 2019. Survey is underway.

Lake Forest Boulevard Culvert Crossing and Waterline Improvements (Foxborough Trail to Lincoln Court)


The project consists of the construction of approximately 700 feet of two lane concrete curb and gutter roadway.
The project also includes two box culverts creek crossings, retaining walls, enclosed drainage system and 800 feet of 12 inch waterline. The professional services agreement for the design, with CP&Y, Inc., in the amount of $123,510, was approved by Town Council on November 7, 2016. Construction contract was awarded to Joe Funk Construction, Inc., in the amount of $1,332,670.69, by Town Council on April 16, 2018. Notice to proceed issued June 11. Another resident meeting was held on July 20. Stone cladding, rough grading, and gabion basket installation is ongoing. A change order adding a flashing pedestrian crosswalk, completion of a trail gap and additional storm water pipe improvements requested by HOA representatives was approved at the November 5 council meeting. Paving scheduled to be complete by February 22.


Anticipated completion: March 2019

 

Morriss Road at Kirkpatrick Lane Crosswalk 

The project includes a pedestrian crosswalk with push button flashers at Kirkpatrick Lane and Morriss Road. Equipment is ordered. Concrete is complete.

Anticipated completion: February 2019

Morriss Road at Valley Ridge Blvd. Intersection Improvements

The project consists of the upgrade of the existing southbound left turn lane on Morriss Road at Valley Ridge Boulevard and constructing a westbound right turn lane on Valley Ridge Boulevard at Morriss Road. Also included is the reconstruction of the Town’s eight foot multi-use trail and crosswalk along Valley Ridge Boulevard.  The end configuration of westbound Valley Ridge Boulevard at Morriss Road will be a left turn lane, one through lane and a thru/right turn lane.  Town Council approved a professional services agreement with Pacheco Koch on December 17, 2018. Project kick off meeting held January 24. Construction award anticipated in the spring, with notice to proceed in June. 

Morriss Road Improvements Project (FM 3040 to Firewheel)


The project includes concrete panel replacements from FM 3040 to Firewheel Drive, ADA improvements from FM 3040 to Firewheel Drive, plus 20 inch and 24 inch water line replacement from Forest Vista to Garden Road. Additional improvements include: FM 3040 and Morris Road intersection improvements and Morris Road southbound left turn lane extension at Forest Vista Dr. The professional services agreement with Half Associates. Inc., to provide professional engineering services, for an amount not to exceed $78,300 was approved by Town Council on November 21, 2016. Alignment surveying is ongoing. 60% design submittal received. Project is out to bid. Construction award planned for March 18 council meeting.

Peters Colony Road Roundabout 

The project consists of the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Peters Colony Road, Quail Run Road and Auburn Drive. The project includes the installation of the roundabout and eight foot multi-use trail crossings from Auburn Drive to Peters Colony Road per the Town’s Parks and Trails Master Plan.  Anticipate constructing during the summer due to the proximity to Flower Mound High School.  This project will be bid with the Garden Ridge Blvd at FM 3040 Thru Lane project. Scheduled for February 18 council meeting design award.

Rippy Road Phase II (Pecan Meadows to FM 2499) 

This project consists of improvements to approximately 2,500 linear feet of existing two lane open section asphalt roadway to a two-lane concrete urban collector. The project also includes an enclosed storm water collection system to improve storm water collection in the area. The project begins at the intersection with Pecan Meadows and extends south and east to approximately 300 feet west of FM 2499. Design award is scheduled for March 4 council meeting.

Sidewalks Links and ADA Improvements Program - 2018

This annual project includes the construction of missing sidewalk gaps, reconstruction of ADA Transition Plan identified sidewalk and ADA ramps and facility and park improvements, for the purpose of maintaining Town sidewalks and ADA improvements. The award of a contract to two vendors, VA Construction Inc. and Apex Concrete Construction Inc. was approved by Town Council on December 5, 2016. The contract is for one year with four one-year renewal options. Ongoing/remaining projects:

  • FM 407 (south side) - east of Morriss to Browning Drive (Approximately 1000 linear feet) - location recommended by the Transportation Commission in the FY18/19 budget year. Design award is scheduled for the March 18 council meeting.
Skillern Road Improvements

The project consists of widening Skillern Road from a two lane asphalt section to two lane concrete rural collector section between River Hill Drive and Flower Mound Road (880 feet).  The project will include a southbound right turn lane on Flower Mound Road and a northbound right turn lane on Skillern Road. The professional services agreement with Wade Trim, Inc., for the design of the project in the amount of $59,999, was approved by Town Council on December 18, 2017. Design is complete. Construction contract awarded August 20, 2018. Construction began October 2, with the road, north of River Hill to Flower Mound Rd., shut down.  Paving complete with the exception of one small block out area.  Due to the rains this week, the contractor was not able to seal and stripe the road. They need two to three full dry days to complete the sealing and striping. Anticipate road opening end of next week now.

Anticipated completion: February 2019

Streetlight Annual Project – 2018

Annual street light project to add street lights where needed. The Transportation Commission reviews annually and recommends projects for the year. Ongoing installations:

  • Forest Vista Dr at Garden Ridge 
  • Forest Vista Drive at Forest Vista Elementary School 
  • One Place at Timber Creek Drive
Installation with Aberdeen Drive project:

  • Aberdeen Drive at Shadow Ridge Middle School
  • Spinks Road at Bluebonnet Elementary 
Streetlight Annual Project – 2019

Annual street light project to add street lights where needed. The Transportation Commission reviews annually and recommends projects for the year. Ongoing installations:

  • Morriss Road & Lake Bluff Drive 
  • Morriss Road & Cortadera Street 
  • Morriss Road & Homestead Street 
  • Morriss Road & Kirkpatrick Lane 
  • Morriss Road & Waterford Drive 
  • Flower Mound Road at Native Oak
  • Flower Mound Road at Mark Twain
  • US377 at Dunham
Town Wide Traffic Counts/Level of Service Mapping

This project will collect town wide traffic and turning movement counts at key intersections to update the TransCAD Transportation Model. With this new information, the engineering consultant will be able to provide updated level of service (LOS) information for thoroughfare streets for both existing and future conditions. A professional services contract is planned for a December council meeting. Counts will be done early 2019, using 10 to 15 cameras at 70 locations. A professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. was approved by Town Council on December 17, 2018. Locations finalized; counts started this week.

Traffic Signal – FM 2499/Silveron Boulevard-Lakeside Village Road Intersection 


The project includes the installation of new traffic signals. A professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., to provide traffic signal design services, in the amount of $28,000, was approved by Town Council on May 15, 2017.The contract was for two intersections: FM2499/College Parkway and FM2499/Silveron. FM2499/College Parkway is complete. TxDot permit approved for FM2499/Silveron.


Traffic Signal – US 377/Canyon Falls Intersection and FM 407/Browning- Highland Village Intersections 

The project includes installation of a new temporary traffic signal. The project also includes the replacement and upgrade of the existing traffic signals located at the FM 407/Browning-Highland Village intersection. In addition, the new poles will allow for some additional efficiency in the north/south direction that will aid in getting traffic through the intersection. With this project, Highland Village has committed to re-striping a portion of the roadway that is within Highland Village to allow for the upgrade to happen. A professional services agreement with Stantec Consulting Service, Inc, in the amount of $45,330, was approved by Town Council on June 5, 2017. Ongoing work/installations:

US 377/Canyon Falls: 

  • Plans were sent to TxDot for permit approval. Staff has been in discussions with UPRR (Union Pacific Railroad) regarding comments they have on the plans. TxDot comments were received, addressed and returned to TxDot. UPRR has the plans and will provide their own plan review, which is estimated to take three to six months. Staff received feedback from Denton County regarding the immediate need for this project, so a decision was made to move forward with installation despite UPRR not being complete with their review. Construction contract awarded on October 1, 2018. *Anticipated completion is six months, however the signal can’t go live until final approval by UPRR. Preconstruction meeting held November 2. Notice to proceed November 26. Work has begun. UPRR originally requested in excess of $450,000 in fees for the work associated with the railroad crossing area.  Discussions with UPRR resulted in the determination that there is significantly less work than they originally anticipated. Staff anticipates the cost being reduced significantly, but yet to be confirmed. Electrical work is ongoing. No update from UPRR on fees. 

FM 407/Browning-Highland Village (reconstruction only): 

  • Design is ongoing. Plans are 90% complete. TxDot permit received. Plan to award construction contract March 18. Steel manufacturing shortages may delay signal pole delivery. Anticipate May delivery of poles. 
Anticipated completion: US 377/Canyon Falls - April 2019*, FM 407/Browning-Highland Village – July 2019

Waketon Road (Chinn Chapel Road to Western Limits of Bradford Parks Subdivision) 

The project consists of the upgrade of the existing two lane open section asphalt roadway to a two lane urban collector street. The project includes the installation of the two lane concrete street including an enclosed drainage system and a roundabout at the Waketon Road/Chinn Chapel intersection. This is a joint project with the Town of Double Oak. The professional services agreement for the design phase services, with Halff Associates, Inc., in the amount of $243,225, was approved by Town Council on November 21, 2016. ROW acquisition is almost complete.  The plans are complete. Project delayed until Double Oak is ready to bid. Double Oak has begun appraisals for ROW acquisition.

Windsor Drive Roundabout Connection 

The project consists of the extension of Windsor Drive to W. Windsor Drive and connection to the existing roundabout located just south of Pinon Street. The project includes the installation of the two-lane concrete street including modification to the existing eight foot multi-use trail and amenities located along W. Windsor within the vicinity of the connection.  This project will be bid with Morriss Road at Valley Ridge Blvd Intersection Improvements project. 
A professional services agreement with Pacheco Koch was approved by Town Council on December 17, 2018. Project kick off meeting held January 24. Neighborhood meetings being scheduled.

Yucca and Churchill Street Improvements

The project consists of reconstructing Yucca Drive from Sagebrush to approximately 700 feet south of Cross Timbers and extending Churchill Drive approximately 400 feet to connect to Yucca Drive. The project also consists of drainage, water, sidewalk, and trail improvements. On June 20, 2016 the professional services agreement with Ciado and Associates, Inc., to provide professional engineering services, in the amount of $181,249, was approved by Town Council. On June 5, 2017 the Town Council approved Amendment No. 2 in the amount of $17,937 to the professional services contract to provide additional design services associated with the relocation and replacement of approximately 1,150 linear feet of waterline along Yucca Drive.
Council awarded the construction contract on August 20, 2018. Notice to proceed is November 5, with Churchill construction being the first phase. Potholing and franchise utilities continue.  Excavation scheduled to begin February 18 on Churchill.

Anticipated completion: November 2019