• Scope – This project will replace and upgrade the aging infrastructure along Gus Thomasson Road, between US 80 and Town East Blvd., including the roadway, water, sanitary sewer and drainage to current design criteria. The existing six-lane road is proposed to be reconstructed as a four-lane roadway.
• Current Status – The design contract was approved by the City Council on December 5th, 2016. The final design will start in January 2017.
• Schedule – The project is currently under design. The proposed construction is scheduled for January 2018.
Top image: Existing six-lane roadway; Bottom image: Four-lane replacement design.
The "Astronaut" Streets
The existing road will be reconstructed as a 4-lane roadway with a 12' multi-use trail on the west, a 5' sidewalk on the east, improved landscaping, and intersection improvements. The four existing streets commonly referred to as the "astronaut" streets are Borman Avenue, Anders Drive, Schirra Way and Stafford Lane. These: