Mill Creek/Peaks Branch/State-Thomas Drainage Relief Tunnel project started in March 2018 and scheduled to complete in 2023. Timeline below provides scheduled construction activities in various areas East of the downtown. Click the maps on this page to view the construction areas, and most up-to-date construction impacts in an area can be found here.

2018

Spring

Notice to proceed is issued

Summer

Outfall shaft construction in Hwy 352/Dixon Ave. Area starts
Street work in Hwy 352/Dixon Ave. Area starts

Fall

Shaft construction in Haskell Ave./Ross Ave. Area starts
Shaft construction in Fair Park Area starts
Street work in Buckner Park Area starts
Street work in Hwy 352/Dixon Ave. Area ends

2019

Winter

Street work in Fair Park Area starts

Spring

Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) arrives

Summer

Tunnel Main Construction starts
Street work in Fair Park Area ends

Fall

Shaft construction in Hill Ave. at I-30 Area starts
Street construction in Haskell Ave./Ross Ave. Area starts

2020

Winter

Shaft construction in Fair Park Area ends
Shaft construction in Buckner Park Area starts
Shaft construction in Woodall Rodgers Freeway Area starts

Spring

Street construction in Haskell Ave./Ross Ave. Area ends

Summer

Street construction in Buckner Park Area ends
Shaft construction in Haskell Ave./Ross Ave. Area ends

Fall

Shaft construction in Hill Ave. at I-30 Area ends
Tunnel Main excavation ends
Tunnel Main concrete lining starts
Shaft construction in Woodall Rodgers Freeway Area ends

2021

Shaft construction at Buckner Park Area ends
Shaft construction at Hwy 352/Dixon Ave. Area ends
Tunnel construction activities continue

2022

Tunnel Main lining ends
Project construction activities continue

2023

MCPBST Drainage Relief Tunnel becomes operational