Transportation Updates

Transportation Updates October

1. FM 1938 Phase 2

Phase 2 of the FM 1938 construction project in Southlake and Keller from Randol Mill Avenue to FM 1709 is on schedule. Construction continues to widen the intersection of FM 1938 and FM 1709 with all of the reconstructed driveways at the intersection now open and most of the curb, gutter and sidewalks constructed. A new plan will accelerate substantial construction of the intersection to be complete by the end of 2016. North of the intersection, a traffic switch recently occurred, which placed motorists on the new northbound pavement between Florence Road and Fawkes Lane. Crews will begin to reconstruct the new southbound lanes in this section.

Timeline: April 2015-2017
Cost: $20.6 million
Funding sources: Texas Department of Transportation; U.S. Department of Transportation; Federal Highway Administration; Tarrant County; cities of Southlake, Trophy Club, Keller, Westlake; North Central Texas Council of Governments

2. SH 121/SH 360 interchange

In October, crews will perform dirt work along northbound SH 360 and SH 121. Drainage crews will begin to install pipe along northbound SH 360 and SH 121. Bridge crews will start initial work on the new bridge that will take traffic from northbound SH 360 to northbound SH 121. The project will add new direct connectors for SH 114, SH 121 and SH 360 that will minimize weaving, reduce congestion and improve safety in the area.

Timeline: Aug. 30, 2016-2018
Cost:  $61 million
Funding sources: TxDOT

3. Brumlow Avenue expansion

The city of Southlake, along with Tarrant County, is making progress on widening Brumlow Avenue from just north of SH 26 to north of Westwood Antiques.Outstanding work includes the installation of sod and subsequent watering until the sod takes.

Timeline: August 2015-October 2016
Cost: $750,000
Funding sources: city of Southlake, Tarrant County

Transportation Updates October

By Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.


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