FIRST US 281 NORTH MAINLANES TO OPEN THIS WEEKEND
New southbound mainlanes south of Evans are scheduled to open this weekend.
Antonio Area Freeway System
I-10 East Expansion (Loop 1604 to Pfeil Rd)
page last updated May 1, 2020
I-10 East from Loop 1604 to Pfeil Rd
Under construction (5% complete)
project will widen the I-10 mainlanes from four lanes (two each way) to
six lanes (three each way), reconfigure the intersection at Graytown
Rd., raise the overpasses at Loop 1604, adjust entrance and exit ramps,
and convert the access roads to one-way.
project essentially extends the work being done between Loop 1604 and
than raising the I-10 overpasses over Loop 1604, this
project does not make any changes to the Loop 1604
interchanges; a future project will add elevated connectors (flyovers)
project will help
section of I-10 has experienced significant traffic growth over
the past decade and the adjacent area is beginning to see increasing
development, so the additional lane in each direction should
accommodate anticipated traffic volumes for the next couple of decades.
This project also dovetails on a statewide plan to expand all
I-10 between San Antonio and Houston.
Construction started in February 2020 and is
expected to be
complete in early 2023. Click
for the latest status report on this project.
Below is the detailed schematic for this
project from TxDOT with my own annotations added to help clarify and
explain the various elements. Click on
the image below
to open the schematic in a new window that you can scroll and zoom.
that the schematic used here includes the eventual Loop 1604
interchange flyovers, access roads, and ramp revisions that are not included in this
project. These discrepancies are
noted in the annotations.
schematic is somewhat large and may take a few seconds to open.)
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