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Loop 230 Sidewalk / Ramp Project
Beginning Wednesday January 13, 2016, TXDOT will begin demolition and construction of ADA-compliant pedestrian ramps from SH 95 to Mills Street along Loop 230. This will require lane closures. As such, please exercise caution when driving along Loop 230 --- especially when workers are present. This is a project being coordinated and funded by TXDOT and will take approximately 7-10 days to complete.
The City of Smithville intends to augment this TXDOT project in FY17 by replacing damaged or ADA non-compliant sidewalks and constructing new sidewalks where none presently exist between SH95 and Olive, all of which will be ADA accessible and built to meet TXDOT standards. This project will also extend the Safe Routes to School sidewalks from Bluebonnet Circle to Webb Street (north side), which is currently a "cattle path" and heavily used by pedestrians. This project is intended to be a “Phase One” project. COS will seek funding in the future for a “Phase Two” project to complete the sidewalk network between Olive and McSweeney (where the SRTS sidewalks begin) at a later date. Steel-reinforced sidewalks are intended to be 6’ wide. The project will be funded by a Texas Transportation Commission grant as part of the 2015 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). The total project cost is $496,959; Smithville’s match will be $64,000 for the Engineering portion (which is not eligible for grant funding) and $12,964 towards construction. This project will greatly enhance pedestrian accessibility and safety along Loop 230.
City of Smithville CLOSED due to Winter Weather
Due to multiple road closures and icy conditions throughout the area, the City of Smithville will be CLOSED today. The City will delay opening until ...read more >
CITY OF SMITHVILLE - DELAYED OPENING
Due to the weather forecast and prediction of icy roads, the City of Smithville Offices will delay opening until NOON tomorrow - Tuesday, January 16, 2018....read more >
Loop 230 & Main Street Lane Closure - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017
A TXDOT Contractor will be begin cutting the roadway at the intersection of Loop 230 and Main Street as part of the four corner pedestrian ...read more >