US 290 from Oakhill to Dripping Springs Road Project Overview

TxDOT is undertaking an environmental study to explore long-term safety and mobility improvements for US 290 from Oakhill to Dripping Springs, stretching from RM 1826 in southwest Austin to Rob Shelton Boulevard in Dripping Springs. This initiative addresses the challenges posed by significant residential and commercial growth in the area, aiming to enhance accessibility, emergency response times, and economic development while minimizing community and environmental impacts.

Proposed Improvements

  • Improve mobility and safety in the corridor
  • Enhance accessibility for residents and businesses
  • Improve emergency response times
  • Support economic development
  • Minimize impacts to the community and natural environment

Anticipated Next Steps

  • Phase II – Environmental Study and Schematic Design. Anticipated environmental decision in 2024.
  • Phase III – Final Design, right-of-way acquisition and utility adjustments. Timing dependent on phasing and funding.
  • Phase IV – Construction, timing dependent on phasing and funding.


Are you an impacted landowner?

Time is of the essence when your property is going be taken in condemnation. Do not wait until it is too late to learn about your rights.

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.