Location: Southwest Taylor between FM 3349 and FM 973 and FM 1660 to U.S. 79
Description: The Southwest Taylor Improvements include projects located near the new Samsung factory and are part of the County's Long-Range Transportation Plan, which is intended to plan for current and future growth by maintaining a high level of safety, mobility, and quality of life for residents and communities.
CR 401 Reconstruction and Extension - This project will tie CR 401 into U.S. 79 and expand the existing two-lane CR 401 to a four-lane roadway to provide more capacity for vehicles to safely travel in the area. The project also includes plans for installing a traffic signal at the intersection.
CR 404 and FM 973 Improvement Project - This project includes work at the intersection of FM 973 and CR 404 which will widen both roads to be three lanes; one lane in each direction with a center turn lane. The project also includes plans for installing a traffic signal at the intersection when traffic warrants.
Samsung Highway - This project will construct a four-lane road to reduce curves on CR 404 and increase safety. The roadway will connect FM 3349 to FM 973. The interim roadway will be completed in segments. Segment 1 will connect CR 404 to FM 973 and Segment 2 will connect FM 3349 to CR 404.
CR 401 Reconstruction and Extension - James Construction has been contracted for this project. Construction began in May 2022 and will be completed in fall 2023.
CR 404 and FM 973 Improvement Project - Jordan Foster has been contracted for this project. Construction began in January 2023 and was completed in summer 2023. The signal light will become active when traffic warrants.
Samsung Highway Segment 1 between CR 404 to FM 973 - This segment opened for traffic on Oct. 16, 2023
Samsung Highway Segment 2 between FM 3349 to CR 404 - Capitol Excavation has been contracted for this project. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2023 and finish in early 2024.
For information on the Southeast Loop, visit the project page.
FM 973 Signal at Taylor High School - HNTB is the design engineer on this project. Construction is expected to begin when signal warrants are met, and future funding becomes available.