Speegleville Road was originally constructed in the mid-1960’s by the Corps of Engineers as part of the Lake Waco construction project. It serves as the only north-south connector from Highway 84 to Highway 6 on the west side of the Lake. The 4.1-mile roadway lacks shoulders and has steep sideslopes which creates a dangerous situation because vehicles cannot safely pull off the road. Due to the tremendous growth in the area, traffic has significantly increased causing the roadway to deteriorate to the point that it is hazardous to drive on. The City and County retained Walker Partners to design improvements that will make this a safe, reliable roadway that can handle the current and projected traffic.
Walker Partners prepared a Preliminary Engineering Report, a topographic survey, boundary survey for right-of-way acquisition, and designed a 44-foot wide rural roadway (two 12-foot lanes with two 10-foot shoulders). Improvements include roadway reconstruction, drainage improvements, and relocating City of Waco water and wastewater utilities.
The Project was constructed in two phases so that access was provided continuously in each phase with minimal inconvenience to the public.
completion date: under construction
location: McLennan county, tx | waco, Tx