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Roadwork may knock out oaks

February 12, 2013

The installation of continuous flow lanes at the intersection of 290 and William Cannon will probably result in the removal of some oak trees, most notably a prominent oak near the site of the former Taco Bell, which was located at William Cannon and 290. The announcement was made during a recent environmental workshop on the Oak Hill Parkway project, hosted by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) and TxDOT.

TxDOT public relations officer Kelli Reyna said while the removal of trees is a possibility, TxDOT is working to preserve every possible tree from the area in question, from William Cannon to Williamson Creek.

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