Chiesa Road Widening

Project Scope

The Chiesa Road Widening and Improvements project consists of improvements to approximately 6,300 linear feet of roadway from a two-lane asphalt section to a four-lane divided arterial roadway from Miller Road to Dalrock Road. 

Option 1 ROW North SideCHIESA_SCHEMATIC Option 1 ROW North Side

Option 2 ROW Both Sides


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is included in the project improvements?

Project will include new concrete pavement with curb and gutter, storm drain system, sidewalks, replacement/improvement of affected water and wastewater lines, street lighting and landscaping, and traffic signal modifications at Dalrock Road.

When will the project take place?

Preliminary alignments and layouts have been prepared, which will be presented to residents in the vicinity of the project in public meetings on May 9, 2022 and May 23, 2022. The feedback from these meetings, as well as staff’s recommendation for the project, will be presented to City Council in Work Session on June 7, 2022, with the final alignment being presented to City Council for adoption on June 21, 2022. Preliminary schedules show the project going to construction in late Summer to Fall 2024.

How long will construction last?

It is projected that construction will take at least 18-months to complete.

How much will the project cost to construct?

The conceptual level cost projection for construction is approximately $13.5 million dollars. Bonds for this project were approved by the voters in 2018.

What process does the City of Rowlett follow to acquire right-of-way (ROW)?

The City will have a third-party appraisal prepared for every parcel from which ROW is to be purchased. ROW acquisition offers will be made in writing on the basis of the fair market value of the property based on its highest and best use.

If you would like to provide comments regarding this project, please fill out the form. Comments or questions will be accepted until May 25, 2022.

Public Meetings

Past Meetings - Two Neighborhood Meetings were held to share information about the Chiesa Road project. 

May 9, 2022
May 23, 2022

View the May 23, 2022 Neighborhood Meeting Presentation

Future Meetings - Meet with City Council to share your thoughts on the upcoming Chiesa Road Improvement. 


June 7, 2022 - City Council Work Session

June 21, 2022 - City Council Regular Meeting

Rowlett City Hall 
4000 Main Street