Sunday, July 2, 2017
FM 973 expanding into 4 lane road.
As of July 2017, FM 973 along Austin Bergstrom International Airport is going to be expanding from a 2 lane road to a 4 lane road. Yes FM 973 is being expanded from 2 lanes into 4 lanes. Construction companies already began tearing up the left side of FM 973 all the way from the intersection of FM 973 & Burleson Road up to the intersection of FM 973 & Pearce Lane in Del Valle, Texas. Construction work at the intersection of SH 71 & FM 973 has been completed. Lane expansion on FM 973 is a part of the Highway Improvement Program implemented by the City of Austin.