The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin District is proposing to realign FM 973 in a new location between US 290 and SH 130 in east-central Travis County. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve mobility and connectivity, and provide additional roadway capacity to meet future traffic demands due to population growth. Various alignment alternatives have been evaluated with the goal of upgrading the existing FM 973 and realigning the roadway around the city of Manor.

Proposed Improvements

  • Extend for approximately 5.6 miles between US 290 and SH 130
  • Consist of four travel lanes (two in each direction) separated by a grassy median, with turn lanes in various locations
  • Include a shared-use path
  • Include a typical right-of-way width of 200 feet
  • Require between 71 and 122 acres of right of way

Anticipated Next Steps

  • Summer 2022 – Public hearing to review the environmental study and present the latest proposed design for the
  • The project is not currently funded, and the project implementation is contingent on funding

Are you an impacted landowner?

If you have received a letter or been contacted by Williamson County, now is a critical time to consult with an attorney. To schedule a 30-minute consultation with one of our condemnation attorneys, please complete the form below or call (512) 894-5426.

To schedule a 30-minute consultation with one of our condemnation attorneys, please contact us here or call (512) 894-5426.

The Braun & Gresham Condemnation Team:

Patrick L. Reznik Attorney & Counselor
Carly Barton
Carly Barton Attorney & Counselor
Audrey Banner
Audrey Banner Paralegal

At Braun & Gresham, our attorneys can help you before, during, and after the taking of your land. We will advise you on the best course of action and not only help you get full market value, but also help you protect the aspects you love most.

For more information about the project, or to learn about your rights in the condemnation process, please contact us at [email protected] or (512) 894-5426.