Burnet Road Corridor
The projects, which will help improve mobility, safety and connectivity, are in the design phase. Preliminary engineering is the first part of the design phase.
During preliminary engineering, the following activities take place:
- Land surveying
- Soil sampling and pavement condition assessments
- Community outreach
- Refining design of the improvements
Learn more about preliminary engineering on our FAQ page.
Click here to view a timeline of major milestones and activities.
Help us Improve Burnet Road
We are seeking feedback on mobility, safety and connectivity improvements to be constructed on Burnet Road. These improvements are in design.
On Thursday, September 6, 2018, we hosted an open house meeting from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church, 2140 Allandale Rd, Austin, TX 78756. At the meeting, we provided information about planned improvements for Burnet Road and got community feedback that will help refine the design of the improvements.
If you were unable to attend, you still have an opportunity to review the informational materials from the open house and provide input using the links below.
If you would like to sign up to receive updates about Burnet Road or other roadways that are being improved by the 2016 Mobility Bond, click here.
Please Note: The official comment period for the open house meeting ends on Friday, September 21, 2018. While input provided after this date will be considered by the project team, it may not be captured as part of the official summary for the open house meeting, which will be posted on this webpage when it is available.
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Corridor Construction Program
In spring 2018, the Austin City Council approved a Corridor Construction Program that includes mobility, safety, and connectivity improvements on Burnet Road from Koenig Lane to MoPac Expressway.
These projects are expected to:
- reduce vehicular delay and crashes
- improve the effectiveness of transit
- create continuous ADA-compliant sidewalks along the entire length of the corridor
- create continuous bicycle facilities along the entire length of the corridor
Get more information about the Corridor Construction Program at AustinTexas.gov/CorridorMobility.
Burnet/North Lamar Corridor Mobility Plan
The City of Austin finalized a Corridor Mobility Plan for Burnet Road/North Lamar Boulevard in December 2013.
This plan recommended short and long-term improvements for mobility and safety along the Burnet Road and North Lamar Boulevard corridors.
The Corridor Mobility Plan was the basis for development of the Corridor Construction Program.
Click on the following link to read the plan: North Lamar - Burnet Corridor Report (FULL REPORT) - (PDF, 7.5 MB)
The City of Austin is committed to open and transparent processes as well engaging the community to ensure that the public’s priorities and opinions are heard. The Corridor Program Office conducted the following community engagement for Burnet Road between July 2017 and April 2018, during development of the Corridor Construction Program.
We hosted a pop-in meeting last year
- 127 conversations with the public
- 23,148 postcards sent to homes and businesses
- 12,044 residents reached through NextDoor
We had an online survey
- 536 community surveys completed for East Riverside Drive corridor
We spoke with property-owners and businesses
- 226 letters sent to property owners
- 268 door-to-door conversations with corridor businesses.