CTRMA Starts SH 45 Southwest Construction, a Project 30 Years in the Making

KXAN reports, “ It has taken about 30 years, but today [November 8] construction on the SH 45 Southwest Project officially started.” The report adds, “The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority says using SH 45SW, drivers will save 9 to 17 minutes over local routes to downtown. Drivers who continue to use local routes to access downtown Austin will save six [to] seven minutes. Officials with the CTRMA say the construction should take about three years before it’s completed.”