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Seventh and Eighth streets getting safety improvements

Thursday, August 25, 2022 by Tai Moses

The intersections of Seventh and Eighth streets and the Interstate 35 frontage roads are getting a raft of mobility enhancements that will make traveling through area safer and more pleasant. Work crews have already broken ground on some of the planned improvements, which include:

  • A new high-visibility crosswalk at Seventh Street and the northbound I-35 frontage road
  • A raised median island on the northwest corner of Seventh Street and the northbound frontage road
  • Driveway modifications in the area
  • A new segment of bicycle lane and exclusive right-turn lane eastbound on Seventh Street
  • Upgraded pedestrian infrastructure, including restriped high-visibility crosswalks and new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant curb ramps
  • Upgraded signal infrastructure, markings and signage

To find out about traffic lane closures while the work is underway, check Austin Transportation’s Facebook and Twitter pages. The fact sheet gives a handy overview of the entire project.

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