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Posted on: November 1, 2023

November 2023

roadway construction on SkylineSKYLINE 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 complete on eastbound lanes. Two-way traffic switched to the new eastbound lanes in October. Construction scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2024.

roadway 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 is underway with installation of new detour sections.

roadway 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. Paving is progress on Belhaven Drive and Cumberland 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.

roadway construction in Rollingwood Hills

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, Darien Drive, Brunswick Lane and Rollingwood 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 summer 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 started on Kearney from SH 352 in October. Street parking will be prohibited on Kearney as construction progresses towards Belt Line.

roadway construction on Flamingo 

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.


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) on Lee will be adjusted to improve drainage along curbs and gutters.
When: Construction started in October.


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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