South Pleasant Valley Road, Todd Lane, and Burleson Road
Austin Transportation is evaluating South Pleasant Valley Road, Todd Lane, and Burleson Road from Oltorf Street to Onion Creek Park for changes to enhance the safety and mobility of everyone who uses these streets.
More About the Project
- Learn more about the project components
- Watch a video about
how streets can become safer while also supporting existing motor vehicle
- Slide Deck from
Community Q & A held on September 14, 2021
Updated proposed designs for South Pleasant Valley Road (St. Elmo Road to Onion Creek Park):
- South Pleasant Valley Road from Onion Creek Park to Brassiewood Drive
- South Pleasant Valley Road from Brassiewood Drive to Turnstone Drive
- South Pleasant Valley Road from Turnstone Drive to Village Lane
- South Pleasant Valley Road from Village Lane to St. Elmo Road
Sept. 2021: Final design for Todd Lane and Burleson Road + updated proposed design for South Pleasant Valley Road
After reviewing community feedback on an initial proposal, the project team has updated and finalized the design for improvements along Todd Lane and Burleson Road between Oltorf Street and St. Elmo Road to enhance safety, mobility and transit access.
Final designs for Todd Lane and Burleson Road (Oltorf Street to St. Elmo Road):
In response to community feedback and the planned addition of a new Metro Rapid transit route, the project team has also updated the design for South Pleasant Valley Road between St. Elmo Road and Onion Creek Park. Please see links above for more information.
Dec. 2019: Project open house
Austin Transportation held an open house on December 11, 2019 to gather feedback on the safety and mobility needs of everyone who uses these streets. A survey was available through January 26, 2020 for community members to provide feedback.
Project background and goals
Austin Transportation is evaluating near-term improvements to provide a protected bikeway and improved pedestrian crossings along the corridor. The proposed changes are expected to:
- Improve predictability and safety for everyone using the street by providing protected space for people bicycling
- Reduce crashes for all modes
- Encourage slower motor vehicle speeds and reduce high-risk speeding
- Shorten crossing distances for people walking
- Maintain comparable motor vehicle travel times