TxDOT completes RM 2222 project in Northwest Austin


AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Department of Transportation held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday to celebrate the completion of the RM 2222 expansion project in northwest Austin.

The RM 2222 widening project included the addition of an eastbound lane between the new RM 620 bypass and Sitio Del Rio Boulevard, as well as a westbound lane of Ribelin Ranch Drive to River Place Boulevard.

TxDOT was joined by state and local officials to cut the project’s ribbon during the ceremony.

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“With the widening of RM 2222, we are already seeing an improvement in traffic,” said Austin District Engineer Tucker Ferguson. “The full benefits of this innovative approach to solving congestion issues will be realized once the RM 620 bypass route is completed. “

Officials said elevated center medians with turning bays were built along RM 2222, along with dedicated turning lanes for RM 2222 on McNeil Drive and River Place Boulevard. Sidewalks have been built on both sides of the RM 2222 along the corridor.

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