Trimmier traffic congestion
Traffic slows down along Trimmier Road on Friday, March 8, 2013, in Killeen.
- KTMPO selected projects for federal Category 7 funding
Killeen: Widening Trimmer Road from Jasper Road to Elms Road. The project will increase the street to six lanes on the north and south sides of U.S. Highway 190 and improve access lanes. Projected cost: $2 million of Category 7 funding and a $6.2 million match.
Copperas Cove: The addition of a lane on Courtney Lane between Farm-to-Market 116 and Fairbanks to include a right-turn lane for westbound traffic on Courtney Lane. It also calls for the replacement of curb and sidewalk ramps and driveway reconstruction in the area. Projected cost: $218,506 of Category 7 funding and a $54,000 match.
Harker Heights: Farm-to-Market 2410 phase 1, to reconfigure and add lanes over U.S. Highway 190 and create a dedicated left-turn lane. Construction would run from Highland Oaks Boulevard to Commercial Drive. Projected cost: $3.5 million of Category 7 funding and $1 million match. The project was awarded $574,663 of Category 7 funding.
Belton: Extension of the West Ninth Avenue and overpass project that will construct a bridge across Nolan Creek to connect State Highway 317 and Loop 121. Projected cost: $2.9 million of Category 7 funding and a $1 million match.
Hill Country Transit District: Two replacement buses for fixed route. Projected cost: $642,640 of Category 7 funding and a $160,661 match.
Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 4:30 am
Updated: 7:35 pm, Sun Sep 22, 2013.
Posted on Sep 20, 2013
Killeen received its full request of $2 million to widen Trimmier Road from Jasper Road to Elms Road — one of five area roadway projects approved for federal funding, the Killeen-Temple Metropolitan Planning Organization announced this week.
Killeen Mayor Dan Corbin said the city is “absolutely elated” about receiving funding.
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Friday, September 20, 2013 4:30 am.
Updated: 7:35 pm.