Please note:September 7, 2014 - We have a couple of years of updates being loaded up. Learn all about the latest on the parkway, TxDOT's version (Alternative F), a new FAQ page, and the Austin City Council Resolution calling for TxDOT and CTRMA to evaluate a parkway alternative fairly, according to NEPA law, and more. Check back next week!

Breaking News:August 28, 2014 - Austin City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Parkway Design!
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The Fix290 Coalition is a grass-roots community alliance dedicated to saving Oak Hill from the TxDOT Tollway Plan for the US 290/ SH 71 highway interchange. We propose a less expensive, lower profile, no toll alternative, which can be built much faster and impact the environment less.

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click to view detail of sample parkway model >>

Our supporters include numerous Oak Hill businesses and organizations as well as over 2,800 residents who have signed our petition. Show your support!
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Quick Facts About a Parkway Through Oak Hill

  • Meets CAMPO’s 2030 traffic projections
  • Eliminates the need for tolls
  • Is friendlier for local business
  • Lower elevation profile
  • Has overpasses and exits where needed
  • Saves Williamson Creek
  • Serves local and commuter traffic
  • Faster to build
  • Will save money

More info on the Fix290 Concept >>

What is a Parkway? >>



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Latest News

What’s All This Fuss About a Parkway?
By Carol Cespedes, Fix290 Coalition An expressway through Oak Hill? Sounds like a great idea, right? Residents of southwest ...
District 8 Forum on Wednesday, September 10
Plan now to turn out for the OHAN District 8 Candidates Forum to be held on Wednesday, September 10, ...
Austin City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Parkway Design
On August 28, 2014, The Austin City Council unanimously passed a resolution recommending "that a non-elevated and non- tolled “parkway” ...
Transportation Improvements in Oak Hill: A Busy Summer
By Bruce Melton, PE (Based on official comments to the NEPA process meeting of August 26, 2014 and delivered to TxDOT/CTRMA ...

More News >>

Quick Downloads

Austin City Council Parkway Resolution : A parkway should be given "full and fair consideration".

Fix 290 Poll : 82% of Southwest Austin residents prefer the parkway.

Fix 290 Noise Report : A parkway will produce 50% LESS noise than TxDOT's elevated design.

Fix 290 Cost Estimate : A parkway would cost about half as much as TxDOT’s latest designs.

Fix 290 Report : Highlights the problems with TxDOT’s plan for the project.

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