Mopac Construction Phases
There are 3 phases of the MoPac/Slaughter & MoPac/La Crosse project. As a timeline becomes available, it will be updated. The 3 phases are:
-Clear right of way and construct temporary pavement for traffic detours
-Begin construction of new mainlanes and ramps
-Widen Slaughter Lane intersection and construct bridge
-Build detention ponds and drainage system
-Continue construction of new mainlanes and ramps
-Construct La Crosse Avenue bridge
-Complete Slaughter Lane DDI and open to traffic
-Complete ramp construction and drainage components
-Complete La Crosse Avenue intersection and open to traffic
-Perform final paving operations for entire project
Planned improvements include:
-Constructing two mainlanes in each direction on MoPac underneath Slaughter Lane and La Crosse Avenue. Click here for the
-Constructing a Diverging Diamond Intersection at MoPac and Slaughter Lane (check out an example animation here)
-Improving the intersection at MoPac and La Crosse Avenue
-Improving/adding pedestrian and bicycle accommodations – including building a shared-use path on the west side of MoPac from Slaughter Lane to La Crosse Avenue
To learn more about the intersections click here.
Once construction is complete on the MoPac Intersections project, TxDOT will utilize the Green Ribbon Program to plant native species within the right of way along the project limits. We are excited about the program and have some initial concept ideas ready to share.
Updates will continue to be shared via email. For additional information, visit www.txdot.gov and search for “MoPac Intersections” to visit the project page. To sign-up please send an email to MoPacIntersections@txdot.gov with “updates” in the subject line.