Antonio Area Roads & More
page last updated
November 27, 2012
Rd. at Medical Dr.
This project will grade-separate
Fredericksburg Rd./Medical Dr. intersection in the South Texas Medical
Dr. will be lowered and will run below
Fredericksburg, which will be bridged over Medical at its
grade. Traffic on Medical will then cross under
Fredericksburg without having to stop at a signalized intersection.
For motorists on Medical who wish to turn onto Fredericksburg
or vice-versa, standard entrance and exit ramps will climb from Medical
up to signalized intersections at
The project will cost $12.2 million, about $4 million less than
How this project will
intent of this project is to reduce congestion, improve safety, and
improve emergency vehicle access to the Medical Center. The new
underpass will allow through traffic on Medical Drive to bypass the
Fredericksburg intersection. This will remove the
through traffic on Medical from the intersection thus allowing the green light time for
Fredericksburg Road to be extended. These changes will help
alliviate the chronic congestion at that intersection for traffic on
Timeline: Construction was
scheduled to begin
on September 17, 2012, but administrative issues with the contractor
have delayed the project indefinately.
Current status: Construction is on
are renderings of the completed project from various angles.
Note that these are subject to change.
eastbound over the intersection. The Medical Center is behind
Fredericksburg runs left-to-right.
is the view on the eastbound exit
from Medical to Fredericksburg.
is the view on westbound Medical coming
up the hill approaching
The inset shows the view going under Fredericksburg.
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