According to TxDOT data, there have been 170 crashes along this portion of Hwy 290 since 2012, including 70 crashes so far in 2013. There have been at least two crashes that have resulted in multiple fatalities. As concerned citizens who drive these roads each day, we urge TxDOT to institute a full review of this portion of the highway so that our families will be as safe as possible as we travel to and from Austin.
As a mother of two who commutes into Austin each day, I felt it was important to get some answers ~ our community is growing every day and I think this problem will only get worse unless changes are made to address traffic and speeds on 290.
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