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FM 2499

This Texas Department of Transportation project consists of the upgrades to FM 2499 from Hwy 121 to Denton Creek Bridge that include the following: 
  • The construction of new northbound and southbound FM 2499 lanes that are being built 25-30 feet below the existing grade level. This will allow commuter traffic to bypass the two existing signalized intersections at Grapevine Mills Blvd and Stars and Stripes Way.
  • A new northbound FM 2499 frontage road.
  • Minimum upgrades to the southbound frontage road.
  • 4 new bridges.
  • View the presentation from the 10/16/13 FM 2499 Business Owner’s Task Force Meeting regarding project.

Status:
Design substantially complete.
Work is currently underway on the construction of the new northbound FM 2499 frontage road from Grapevine Mills Blvd to Denton Creek including new Denton Creek Bridge.

Start date:
August 2013

Estimated completion date:
2017

Work Completed:
Partial completion on utility relocations.
Partial completion of dirt work associated with new northbound frontage road.
Completion of Shell Station relocation located at the northeast corner of the FM 2499/Grapevine Mills Blvd. intersection. 
Northbound frontage road from FM2499/Hwy 121 interchange to Grapevine Mills Blvd has been completed.
Partial completion of dirtwork associated with new north and southbound through lane from FM 2499/Hwy 121 interchange to Grapevine Mills Blvd.

What to expect in the next month:
Work will continue on the new northbound frontage road north of Grapevine Mills Blvd intersection from FM 2499/Hwy 121 interchange to Grapevine Mills Blvd.
Work will continue on utility locations.
Work will continue on new north and southbound through lanes.
The northbound right (outside) lane will be closed to traffic from Grapevine Mills Blvd. to Denton Creek Bridge continuously until January 2015. 
 
More Information on Full Highway and Main Lane Closures:
For daily information on full highway and mainlane closures go to DFW Connector Highway Construction
Website: www.dfwconnector.com/laneclosures.php 
 
Contact Information:
Kenneth Parr - 972.874.6401

This information was updated on July 14, 2014.


FM 1171

Phase 1 of this Texas Department of Transportation project consists of the widening of the existing two-lane roadway to a six-lane divided thoroughfare from FM 2499 to Shiloh Road.

Phase 2 extends the improvements from Shiloh to US-377

Phase 3 extends the improvements from US-377 to IH-35W

**CURRENT LANE CLOSURES**:
On Tuesday, September 30, 2014 there will be lane closures on FM1171 just west of Tour 18. Both east bound and west bound lanes will be closed intermittently for the placement of concrete traffic barriers on the north side of the west bound lane over No Name creek. Police officers will be on the scene to stop traffic. Flaggers will also be present. Motorist should expect delays during this operation. It will start at 9:00 AM and should finish by 3:00 PM.

Status:
Phase 1 - Project is complete.
Phase 2 and 3 - Project has started.

Start date:
Phase 2 and 3 - June 2014

Estimated completion date:
March 2017

Work Completed:
Contractor has cleared the north half of the right of way from IH-35W to Tour 18 Drive. 

What to expect in the next month:
Contractor grading on the north half of the right of way for the future westbound lanes and installation of storm sewer, piping, structures and bridges from IH-35W to Tour 18 Drive.

Contact Information:
Kenneth Parr - 972.874.6401

This information was updated on September 25, 2014.



Chinn Chapel Road - Phase I

The project encompasses the design and construction of an Urban Minor Arterial Undivided, a 4-lane undivided roadway section, including a single 1-lane roundabout at Dixon Road and Chinn Chapel Road. The project includes curb and gutter concrete pavement, storm sewer, signage, striping and additional turn lanes for both Highlands Plaza and Crossroads Bible Church for access on the north end of the project.

**CURRENT LANE CLOSURES**: Daily lane closures (from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) to complete punch list items.

Status:
The project is under construction.

Start Date:
April 2013

Estimated completion date:
Fall 2014

Project Budget:
$3,500,000

Work Completed:
Construction of the downstream headwall at the culverts, and stabilization of the southbound lanes and paving of the southbound lanes.

What to expect in the next month:
Contractor will be completing the punch list.  The roadway is scheduled to be open on Tuesday (08/26/2014) around 5:00 p.m. 

Contact Information:
Gregory Perry – 972.874.6302

This information was updated on August 25, 2014.



** ADDITIONAL LANE CLOSURES**

Stonecrest Road at Hwy 377:

The UPRR railroad crossing at Stonecrest Road will be closed beginning Monday, September 29, 2014. The closure is expected to take up to 60 days and is to allow for the reconstruction of the railroad crossing to align with the newly constructed Canyon Falls Drive. During the closure commuters will need to use Canyon Falls Drive or the crossing in Argyle as alternate routes.

Forums Drive/Euclid Avenue:

The intersection of Forums Drive and Euclid Avenue will be closed on Monday, September 23rd in order to re-build the intersection as part of the River Walk project. The Forums Drive will be closed north of the intersection with Olympia Drive and Euclid Avenue will be closed on the east side of the intersection with Alpha Way. The closure and re-reconstruction of the intersection is expected to take 30 days. Detours will be posted while the intersection is closed.

Lakeside Parkway/Gerault Road:

There will be an eastbound daily lane closure from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Lakeside Parkway, just east of Silveron Boulevard and just west of Gerault Road. There will also be northbound/southbound daily lane closures along Gerault Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The closures will allow for the construction of the new drive approaches and turn lanes required for the Lakeside Ridge development. The work is expected to last until early October.

Lakeside Parkway:

Lakeside will be closed between Northwood Drive west to the second traffic circle. Traffic will still be able to use the road across to the Grapevine Lake Dam, but they will have to come from either Northwood or Lakeside Parkway at Silveron Boulevard. For more information, please visit www.lakesidedfw.com. You can find a complete map of the construction here.

Surrey Lane:

Beginning April 16 Surrey Lane will be closed between Lakeside Boulevard and Solano Drive to allow for reconstruction as part of the Lakeside DFW project.  Surrey Lane is expected to remain closed through October 2014.

Wood Creek:

Wood Creek is open to two-way traffic.  There will be daily lane closures, with flagger control, between  9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for the next few weeks as the remaining items of work are completed.


For more information, contact the Engineering Department at 972.874.6305.

This information was updated  September 30, 2014.



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