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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.

     Construction Look-Ahead

     Upcoming Pattern Change:  Stars and Stripes Way Bridge To Open
     Dates and Times:  8:00 PM Friday, April 24, to 6:00 AM Monday, April 27.
     Associated Closures:  Two left lanes closed on southbound FM 2499 and one left lane closed on northbound FM 2499.

     Click here to see a map of the new traffic pattern.



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:

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 April 20, 2015.

FM 407 

The Upper Trinity 60" water line project consists of a new water line installation along the south side of FM 407 from Stonehill Farms Parkway to Country Meadow Drive.

Daily lane closures (from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM) for eastbound traffic only.

Contact Information: 
Tiffany Bruce – 972.874.6306
Kip Goodchild – 972.874.6320

This information was updated on November 10, 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


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 to continue on bridges and installation of concrete east of Tour 18 on the south side. Installation of concrete west of US 377.

Contact Information:
Kenneth Parr - 972.874.6401

This information was updated on March 30, 2015.

Town Road Construction/Lane Closures

Colony Street - Reconstruction 

Reconstruct the existing residential roadway subgrade and paving, extend the storm water system, replaced sidewalks and replace the ADA ramps.

Colony Street will be 1-way; southbound beginning on Wednesday, February 18 until the work is completed.

FNH Construction, LLC, received a Notice-To-Proceed.

Start Date: 
February 16, 2015

Estimated completion date: 
Mid July 2015

Project Budget:

Work Completed: 
The contractor has installed three inlets and the storm sewer line.

What to expect in the next month:
The contractor is preparing the subgrade for stabilization.  Once stabilized, the paving will begin

Contact Information:
Gregory Perry – 972.874.6302

This information was updated on March 31, 2015.

Gerault Road 

The Department of Public Works will be replacing a damaged water main located under northbound Gerault Road between Spinks Road and Lakeside Parkway beginning April 27, 2015.  Construction will damage a section of the inside (west side), northbound lane of Gerault Road requiring the lane to remain closed for the duration of the construction period.  Expect daily lane closures of one lane of southbound Gerault Road from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  The inside lane of northbound Gerault Road will be closed April 27, 2015 and reopen May 7, 2015 or as soon as the work is complete.

This information was added on April 24, 2015.

For more information on the above Capital Improvement projects, contact the CIP Engineering department at 972.874.6310.

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Additional Lane Closures

FM 2499 / Long Prairie Road

Beginning Monday, April 20, 2015, there will be a daily southbound lane closure on FM 2499 / Long Prairie Road from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The expected completion date is Friday, April 24th.  The closure will begin just south of Rembert Drive and end just north of Lakeside Parkway.  The closure will allow for the construction of the drive approach for The Moviehouse & Eatery located within the Lakeside DFW.

Northwood Drive

Northwood Drive will be closed beginning April 27, 2015 to allow for utility work.  The road will be closed between Henry Parkway and Royal Oaks Drive.  It is suggested that commuters use Lakeside Parkway as an alternative route.  Utility work is expected to take approximately 12 weeks.

For more information on these Development projects, contact Development Services Engineering at 972.874.6315.

This information was added on April 14, 2015

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