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Posted on: August 2, 2023

August 2023

Skyline Drive under construction

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree Road
What: Four lane divided concrete thoroughfare reconstruction project which will move westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall, and landscaping. Storm sewer is being completed in Peachtree and is moving down Skyline. Roadway subgrade is underway.
When: Storm sewer is being completed on Peachtree and is moving down Skyline. Roadway excavation is underway. Construction scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2024.

 

F. P. LUCAS BOULEVARD – 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 a new bridge section. Two-way traffic will be maintained on existing or new pavement during construction.
When: Project has been bid and construction will start in the late summer following work on utility relocations.

 

EXECUTIVE BOULEVARD and INNOVATIVE WAY 
What: Industrial street reconstruction which will include water and sanitary sewer replacement under the pavement.
When: Project is bidding in July and construction is scheduled to start in September.

Eastridge Park

EASTRIDGE 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. Construction is substantially complete on Borman Avenue, Lovell Drive, Anders Drive, Schirra Way, and Stafford Lane. Utilities and paving are in progress on Fulton Drive, Belhaven Drive, John Glenn Parkway, Cumberland Drive, Eastbrook Drive, and Mark Drive.
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: The project should be complete by the end of 2023.


Rollingwood HillsROLLINGWOOD 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. Utility construction is underway.
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 started in June.

 

KEARNEY STREET (Belt Line Road to SH 352) and PEACHTREE ROAD (Skyline Drive to Gross Road)
What: Concrete pavement reconstruction of identified areas including isolated curb, median, and sidewalk repairs.
When: Project has bid and will be awarded in August. Construction set to start in September.

 

LEE STREET / GRUBB DRIVE (Real. Texas. Roads. project*)
What: Residential street improvements including concrete pavement replacement in certain areas, an asphalt overlay, and sidewalk repairs. Some grades (the measure of a road’s steepness) will be adjusted to improve drainage along curbs and gutters.
When: Construction set to start in September.

 

For information and an interactive map on all current and future City of Mesquite transportation projects, visit www.cityofmesquite.com/PublicWorksProjects.

*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 www.drivetexas.org.

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