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Survey window opens for draft Hays County Transportation Plan

Your time is now to comment on Hays County’s Transportation Plan update, which has been in development since the summer. Virtual Open House Round 2 and public input survey (due by Feb. 7) are available online: https://www.haystransportationplan.com/open-house-2

A six-minute video presentation is accompanied by an interactive plan map and detailed list of roadway recommendations. For context, you may want to read about the plan as WVWA provided for Round 1 in October (https://wimberleywatershed.org/2020/10/05/roadways/).

An initial look at the draft plan shows few surprises, but many concerns worth review. In the Wimberley area, a long-term south extension of Jacob’s Well Road across Wilson Creek to Wayside Drive would likely spur development in a mostly natural area west of FM 2325 and north of the Blanco River. Ranch Road 12 would become over the mid-term a four-lane divided parkway, with two lanes in each direction, northward from Winters Mill toward Dripping Springs and southward from the Junction toward San Marcos. The parkway would have a 200-foot right of way, remaining narrowed through Woodcreek and Wimberley at 100 feet.

Read more from Wimberley Valley Watershed Association here.