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Posted on: May 3, 2023

[ARCHIVED] May 2023

Road closed for constructionSKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree Road
What: Reconstruction of the entire four-lane thoroughfare.  Project will shift westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall, and landscaping. Two-way traffic is being switched to the westbound lanes which will allow all four lanes of the thoroughfare to be constructed in the first phase.
When: Construction started in March. Scheduled to be completed in summer 2024. 

 Plans for Lucas BlvdF. P. LUCAS BLVD. – McKenzie Road to E. Cartwright Road
What: Existing two-lane asphalt road will be replaced with a four-lane divided concrete thoroughfare. The project includes trails and anew bridge section. Two-way traffic will be maintained on existing or new pavement during construction.
When: Project has been bid. Construction will start in this summer after utility relocations.

Plans for South Pkwy SOUTH PARKWAY – U.S. 80 to Peachtree Road (Real. Texas. Roads. project*)
What: Utility and paving reconstruction of two-lane residential collector street to include areas of on-street parking. Sections of the road will be closed during different phases of construction. Residents will have alley access to their homes.
When: Project is scheduled to bid in late 2023.

Street under constructionEASTRIDGE PARK (Real. Texas. Roads. project*)
What: Residential water and street improvements in various areas in and around Eastridge Park neighborhood. Sections of concrete pavement have been identified for removal and replacement along with some sidewalks and alley approaches.
Where: Streets in the Eastridge Park project include Belhaven Drive, Cumberland Drive, Eastbrook Drive, Greenhill Drive, Larchmont Drive, Mark Drive, Moreland Drive, Whit Drive, Lovell Drive, Stafford Lane, Schirra Way, Anders Drive, Borman, Avenue, Fulton Drive, John Glenn Parkway, Viva Drive, Catalina Drive, and Flamingo Way.
When: Construction is underway on Borman Avenue, Lovell Drive, Anders Drive, Schirra Way, Fulton Drive, and Stafford Lane. 

Rollingwood Hills neighborhoodROLLINGWOOD HILLS (Real. Texas. Roads. project)
What: Residential water, sanitary sewer, and street improvements in the Rollingwood Hills subdivision. Paving improvements will include both concrete reconstruction and asphalt milling and overlay. Various sidewalks, driveway approaches and alleys will also be replaced.
Where: Streets include Ridgefield Circle, Darien Drive, Rollingwood Drive, Orange Lane, Brunswick Lane, Fielding Drive, Woodbridge Way, Hamden Lane, Glenridge Drive, Danbury Drive, Derby Drive, Military Parkway (water only), and Scyene Road (water only).
When: Construction is scheduled to start in April.

For information and an interactive map on all current and future City of Mesquite transportation projects, visit

*Real. Texas. Roads. is the program name for the road repairs funded by the $125 million bond sale approved by voters in November 2015. Repairs under this program are limited to residential, two-lane roadways. Learn more about Real. Texas. Roads.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) manages reconstruction and repair for IH-635, IH-30, IH-20, U.S. 80, and the work on Lawson Road under the Highway Safety Improvement Program grant. For TxDOT updates, visit

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