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Texas Department of Transportation - Houston
7600 Washington Avenue
FM518/Broadway overpass at FM521/UPRR
Fort Bend County
FM 521/West Broadway/Lake Olympia Parkway
At FM 518
Existing Broadway/Lake Olympia have an at-grade intersection with FM 521 and crossing of the UPRR. The connection of Lake Olympia Parkway westward to the Fort Bend Parkway and beyond will significantly increase traffic volumes which will add to delays, emissions and safety risks crossing the UPRR and at the intersection with FM 521.
The proposed project is construction of a 4-lane overpass, approach roadways and loop ramps connecting to FM 521 which will provide a grade separated crossing of FM 521 and the UPRR.
The grade separation will improve safety for all vehicles using the overpass, reduce emissions and delays. Additional benefits will accrue to users of FM 521 as the reduction in traffic on Broadway/Lake Olympia intersecting with FM 521 will reduce delays and emissions along FM 521 will improving safety.
Less than $100 million
(Manage) Access Management/Safety/Grade Separations
View Uploaded File: TXDOT_HOU_HGAC2018CFP.PDF
Environmental Assessment (EA)
View Uploaded File: Map_FM521_FM518.pdf
View Uploaded File: project-budget-worksheet-template.xlsx
View Uploaded File: FM518 Overpass at FM521 Roadway-Safety-Benefits-Estimate avg traffic.xlsx
View Uploaded File: FM518 Overpass at FM521 delay-benefits-estimate.xlsx
View Uploaded File: FM521 Roadway Emissions Benefits Template - Editable.xlsx
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901 - 1000
0.11 - 0.20
View Uploaded File: FM518 Overpass at FM521 LOTTR-estimate w ITS yes.xlsx
This project improves traffic flow through an overpass and at an at-grade intersection and eliminates a railroad at-grade crossing. This project incorporates sidewalks and a wide outside lane to accommodate bicyclists.
Fort Bend County Thoroughfare Plan
Houston-Galveston Area Council