Renfro Street Improvements - Johnson Ave to I-35W

Renfro street lane aerial view
Renfro Street lane map
Location:  Renfro Street from Johnson Avenue to Interstate 35W
Start Date:
February 2019: Construction has begun. 
End Date: 
Summer 2019  
Purpose: Improve pedestrian safety and enhance the roadway through Old Town. This is Phase 1 of Improvements to the Renfro Corridor in Old Town. 
End Result: A context sensitive roadway consistent with Old Town standards, that provides for vehicular traffic while improving pedestrian mobility in the corridor as well. Medians will be added, with left turn lanes, and a major pedestrian crossing will be placed crossing Renfro Street at Main Street.
Project Cost: Approximately $1.7M
Funding Source: 
Street Bond Funds
April 2019: Median work started. 
Closures/Detours:  April 2019 - July 2019: Renfro Street traffic has been switched to one lane east and west bound. The three interior lanes are closed to traffic for the construction of medians. Left turn lanes will be built with the medians at each side street intersection.