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Posted on: October 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] October 2023

construction on Skyline

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree Road
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.
Paving is nearly complete on eastbound lanes. Two-way traffic will be switched to the new eastbound lanes in early October. Construction scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2024.

construction on F.P. Lucas

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: Franchise utilities are currently relocating facilities in conflict with the proposed City construction. Construction will start in October pending work on utility relocations.


Industrial street reconstruction which will include water and sanitary sewer replacement under the pavement.
When: A meeting was held in August to discuss project information and concerns. Utility improvements will be the first phase of construction. Project construction is scheduled to start in October.

construction on Eastridge

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 in early 2024.

construction on Rollingwood

ROLLINGWOOD 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 along with paving on Ridgefield Circle and Darien Drive.
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 underway and should be completed in the spring of 2024.


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: Construction set to start in October.


FLAMINGO WAY & BAHAMAS DRIVE (Real. Texas. Roads. project*)
What: Residential sanitary sewer and paving improvements at the southern end of Flamingo Way and Bahamas Drive. Flamingo Way pavement will be completely reconstructed.
When: Construction is underway and should be completed in the summer of 2024.


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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