The widening of University Blvd. in Odessa is already underway and will be completed in two phases.

According to NewsWest 9, demolition has already begun on homes purchased along University Blvd. and the clearing of the right of way will begin in January.

City of Odessa officials say that is when they will begin to move utility poles and fences to get ready for the widening construction.

The project will be done in two phases with phase one being from Andrews Hwy. to Maple and phase two being from Maple to Grandview.

The project is scheduled to be completed by the summer of 2020.


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