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Update: February 2015

New Development

Roma's Italian Bistro, a family owned and operated restaurant, is now open downtown at 101 W. Main St. (Main and Center Streets).

A 190,000-square-foot WalMart store is proposed for a site east of State Highway 161 between Arkansas and Pioneer.

Construction on a new 3,000-square-foot Pollo Regio restaurant will begin April on Interstate 20 and Great Southwest Parkway in front of the At Home store, and is scheduled to open in September 2015.

Construction is nearly complete on a QuikTrip convenience store and gas station on Main Street and SH 161.  The station will feature 18 fueling positions and is scheduled to open in March 2015.  QuikTrip on 1110 N. Belt Line Road is also nearing completion and will open in April 2015, and a third QuikTrip on Lake Ridge Parkway is anticipated to open in early 2016.

City Capital Improvements

The Parks, Arts and Recreation Department has completed 24 public meetings and events seeking input on The EPIC indoor/outdoor water park and health, wellness, recreation center and library. The public can still be a part of the design process by submitting ideas online at The concept design process is underway along with a review of the overall park master plan. Design is expected to be completed within one year, with construction beginning in the fall of 2015. The facility is scheduled to be complete in May 2017.

New city digital information signs are complete.  Please watch them for upcoming events and other city information. The signs are located at:

  • Lake Ridge Parkway and Lynn Creek Parkway at Fire Station No. 7
  • Carrier Parkway and I-20, just south of the Kohl’s parking lot
  • North Carrier and Roy Orr at Mike Lewis
Last updated: 2/12/2015 8:01:34 AM