Sparks Drive Connection

Project Name:  Sparks Drive Connection Project (EDA Grant No. 08-01-05552)

Location: Sparks Drive

Engineer Design Firm: Childress Engineering

Contractor: McMahon Contracting, LP.

Project Information: The work to be completed generally includes, but is not limited to the following:  Approximately 8,310 square yard (SY) of reinforced concrete paving, 11,120 square feet (SF) of bridge structure, 38,700 cubic yard (CY) of excavation and 34,700 CY of controlled density embankment.  The project scope includes:

  • Connection from existing Sparks Drive to Chisholm Trail Parkway   
  • Includes construction of a bridge over West Buffalo Creek and approximately 2,000 LF concrete paving

Justification: Connection of Sparks Drive to Existing Sparks Drive to improve Industrial routes while enhancing the economy of Cleburne through improved and efficient road transportation for City industry. 

Upcoming Closures/Detours: TBA

Project Start Date: Jan. 2, 2023

Estimate Completion Date: 320 days from start of project (project is complete)

Estimate Cost:  $3,330,819.32 not to exceed $3,650,000.00

Funding:  U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) Grant for $1.4 million and a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number One (TIF 1) for $2.25 million. 

Status: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Permit Acquired. 

Last Updated: Nov. 29, 2023

Sparks Drive