TxDOT Update on Bicentennial and 12

CSJ: 0039-17-180 IH 2/US 83 & Bicentennial Blvd

•  Contractor:                          Anderson Columbia Co., Inc.
•  Limits of work:                   IH-2, From FM 2220 (Ware Road) To McColl Rd
•  Limits of work:                   Bicentennial Blvd, From Jackson Ave to Uvalde Ave
•  Scope:                                   Interchange Improvements
•  Contract Days:                    610 Days (3 Years)
•  Estimated Completion Date:                   December 2019
•  % Complete:                   33%


Progress of Work:

  • Bicentennial Bridge Progress
    • Contractor working on new Bicentennial Bridge.
    • Beams to be delivered early November.
    • Estimating Early January for traffic switch to new (North) section of Ih-2. Same lane configuration will apply- (2 lanes in each direction)
    • Once traffic is switched, work will begin on the proposed EB lanes (South IH-2).
    • Hot-mix paving will commence early November.


  • Existing Bicentennial Bridge
    • Contractor to remove remaining south Bicentennial bridge within the next few weeks. Removal of remaining section should be complete by first week of November.


  • Proposed Bicentennial Intersection
    • Contractor cutting down north side of Bicentennial to grade to begin forming new intersection. We should see Bicentennial open to thru traffic by End of September 2019.


  • 10thSt & 23rd Streets
    • Contractor closing turnarounds to prepare for 10th and 23rd street raising operations tentatively scheduled for February 2019.


Upcoming Changes in Traffic:

·         Lane closures: (Weather permitting)

·         10th & 23rd street turnarounds as needed

·         WBFR may have lane closures to install drainage lines.


UPCOMING Traffic switches: (Weather permitting)

•          Traffic switch early January 2019.




These dates below are subject to change pending weather and or other circumstances.

  • Bicentennial Update 1

Figure 1- Facing East toward Main St- Working on retaining walls for Bicentennial approach

  • Bicentennial Update 2

Figure 2- Bicentennial Bridge Approach. Temporary wall on Left, Permeant wall on Rt.

  • Bicentennial Update 3

Figure 3 - Approach West of Bicentennial Blvd. Working on Embankment Rt.

  • Facing West

Figure 4 - Bicentennial Blvd- Facing West. Working on bridge overpass approach

  • Facing East

Figure 5 - Bicentennial Blvd- Facing East. Working on bridge overpass approach & Bridge foundation