University Project

Rendered image of Dean Keeton Street
Improvements along I-35 at Dean Keeton Street.

Limits: US 290 East to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

Project Details:

  • Add two HOV managed lanes in both directions.
  • Reconstruct east-west crossings to be widened bridges at: Wilshire Boulevard, 38 1/2 Street, 32nd Street, Dean Keeton Street, and Manor Road.
  • Construct pedestrian-only bridge at 55th Street.
  • Construct north-to-south U-turn and reconstruct existing south-to-north U-turn at 51st Street.
  • Construct a single-point urban interchange at Airport Boulevard.
  • Construct pedestrian-only bridge at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
  • Construct a pedestrian-only bridge at Capital Plaza.
  • Constructing elevated red line crossing south of Airport Boulevard with pedestrian/bicycle access.
  • Reconstructing red line crossing at 4th Street.
  • Constructing blue line crossing at Riverside Drive.

Anticipated construction start: mid-2027

Estimated construction cost: $1.6 billion

Contractor: To be determined