The Plan:Reconstruction of Sachse Road and 5th Street from SH-78 to Miles Road. The reconstructed concrete roadway will be a four-lane thoroughfare with two lanes in each direction, pedestrian sidewalk/trail, on-street parking, and a roundabout at the intersection of Sachse Road, West Creek Lane and 5th Street. In addition, there will be traffic signal, drainage, sanitary sewer and water improvements.
What’s happening now: Mobilization and construction will begin in January 2020
What’s next: Mobilization and site preparation
Estimated completion date: February 2021
Moving Merritt Road
The City of Sachse is proposing improvements to Merritt Road from Pleasant Valley Road to north of Sachse Road for a total project length of approximately 1.6 miles. Proposed improvements include the following:
Widening Merritt Road to a four-lane divided roadway (two lanes in each direction) consisting of a 12-foot wide inside travel lane and a 14-foot wide outside shared use lane for bicycles and vehicles;
Construction of a sidewalk and shared-use path as well as drainage improvements; and
Approximately 0.2 miles of new location roadway for realignment of Merritt Road with Woodbridge Parkway and construction of a traffic signal at the realigned Sachse Road-Merritt Road intersection.