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TxDOT Awards Contracts for US 380 Widening
Contact: Michelle Releford
Phone: (214) 320-4485
Date: June 30, 2014

COLLIN COUNTY — In an ongoing effort to enhance state roadways and address congestion, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved three contract awards for projects in Collin County including the reconstruction and widening of US 380 from County Road 73 (Lovers Lane) to FM 2478 (Custer Road) in western Collin County. The four-lane rural road will be widened to a six-lane divided urban roadway. The contract for the 3.4 mile project was awarded to Mario Sinacola and Sons Excavating, Inc. for $17.2 million.

“Like all of Texas, the urban areas of our state will continue to see rapid population growth,” said Commissioner Victor Vandergriff. “Relieving congestion on our roadways not only improves our quality of life, but also enhances economic opportunities. We are pleased to partner with state and local entities who share our vision of keeping Texas moving.”

Contracts also awarded:

  • Shoulder widening on FM 428 between the Denton County line to FM 455. The $2.5 million contract was awarded to Ed Bell Construction Company.
  • Landscape development on SH 289 (Preston Road) from north of US 380 to FM 455. The $649,411.81 contract was awarded to AALC, Inc.

Construction start dates will be established in upcoming meetings between TxDOT and the contractors.

The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, rail, and public transportation across the state. TxDOT and its 11,000 employees are committed to working with others to provide safe and reliable transportation solutions for Texas by maintaining a safe system, addressing congestion, connecting Texas communities, and being a Best in Class state agency. Find out more at TxDOT.gov. Fan us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.