Wednesday Aug 09, 2023

Mayor’s Spotlight - Major Road Projects Update

Welcome to the August Mayor’s Spotlight Podcast episode! Every month your host, Mayor Blake Margolis is providing you with a deep dive into what’s going on in your hometown. And for the month of August, Mayor Margolis is interviewing your Director of Engineering & Interim Director of Public Works, Jeff Cohen! In this episode, they discuss and review active and upcoming major thoroughfare roadway projects going on in Rowlett.

We highly recommend listening to the full episode because it is packed with great information, but if you’re interested in hearing about a specific project, here is the list of what is discussed: 

01:40 - 03:45 Status of Miller Road between Railroad tracks and Dalrock Road

03:46 - 8:31 Status of Miller Road bridge design

08:32 - 12:17 Status of Chiesa Roadd between Dalrock Road and Miller Road

12:18 - 17:55 Status of the Lakeview Pkwy / Dalrock Road intersection project

17:56 - 20:56 Status of Right-turn lane projects

20:57 - 26:21 Status of the Merritt Road Interconnector

26:22 - 32:40 Status of the Interstate 30 expansion project

More info about the project: 

Latest update from TX Dot: 


32:41 - 37:25 Discussion of future potential bond projects


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