Study Description

TxDOT, in cooperation with the City of Bulverde and Comal County, has begun the study of the 7-mile stretch of SH 46 from Bulverde Road to FM 3159 (Smithson Valley Road) for potential improvements. The project is being developed to address safety and mobility concerns in this rapidly growing area of Bulverde. Proposed improvements may include expansion of the road to six lanes, sidewalks and bicycle accommodations. 

Project Schedule

  • July 2015 - Project Kick Off
  • Summer to Late Fall 2015 - Data collection and review (crash data, traffic data and projections, traffic analysis) and conduct environmental reviews
  • Late Fall/Winter 2015 - Development of possible alternatives for the road
  • March 2016 - Public meeting to share data collected and possible alternatives and collect input from the public
  • Spring 2016/Early 2017 - Evaluation of public comments and continued studies of the area to refine alternatives for a preferred alternative
  • Early 2017 - Public Hearing to share preferred alternative and collect input from the public
  • Late 2017 - Environmental Clearance

*This timeline is preliminary and subject to change.

Project Updates

Project updates will be distributed by email as they are available. If are interested in receiving updates, please send an email with “Updates” in the subject line. 

Public Involvement

On March 3, 2016, a public meeting was held. The purpose of this meeting was to share project information and updates, present proposed schematics of the project and collect input from the community. TxDOT is committed to working closely with the community on this project.


Contact Us

Project Information
(210) 660-4546


Project Manager
TxDOT San Antonio District
(210) 615-6434