SH 121 frontage roads to see closures in Grapevine beginning Oct. 4

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Several lane closures are set to take place this weekend around the north Grapevine area as NorthGate Constructors continue work on the DFW Connector project. Some of this roadwork and these closures may extend into early next week.

Here are the scheduled changes drivers should be aware of as they travel through this area.

Northbound FM 2499 at I-635/SH 121
A full closure is scheduled to take place from Oct. 7-10 to accommodate structure work and a traffic switch, according to updated information from the DFW Connector website. The closure was originally set for Oct. 4 but has been pushed back. Associated closures include:

  • The northbound SH 121 off-ramp to FM 2499. Drivers should detour to Freeport Parkway.
  • The westbound I-635 off-ramp to northbound SH 121/FM 2499. Drivers should detour to Bass Pro Drive.

Northbound SH 26 from Grapevine Mills Trail to FM 2499
A full closure of this segment of the road is set for 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Oct. 4 and Oct. 7-17. Work crews will be doing paving and grading work. Traffic will be redirected to Bass Pro Drive and then to the northbound SH 121 frontage road to Sandy Lake Road.

Northbound SH 121 frontage road at Bass Pro Drive
This portion of the road will be closed for utility work. The closure is scheduled for 8 p.m.-6 a.m. each night from Oct. 4-14. Drivers can bypass the closure with a detour from Bass Pro Drive by Enchanted Way and Genesis Way.

Southbound SH 121 frontage road at Grapevine Mills Trail
The closure will take place for structure work from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Oct. 4-7 and Oct. 16. Traffic will be directed to SH 26, then Bass Pro Drive. Associated closures include:

  • The southbound SH 121 off-ramp to eastbound I-635/Bass Pro Drive. Drivers should detour to SH 26 and then to Bass Pro Drive.
  • The southbound FM 2499 off-ramp to eastbound I-635/Bass Pro Drive. Drivers should detour to southbound SH 121 and then to Main Street.

More information about road closures can be found here.

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Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.
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