Grapevine transportation update: SH 121/I-635 interchange widening

In September, NorthGate Construction crews completed the first demolition phase of the southbound SH 121 off-ramp to eastbound I-635.

In September, NorthGate Construction crews completed the first demolition phase of the southbound SH 121 off-ramp to eastbound I-635.

In September, NorthGate Construction crews completed the first demolition phase of the southbound SH 121 off-ramp to eastbound I-635. The remaining demolition work will take place in early 2020.  Crews have been switching traffic onto new pavement on northbound FM 2499 at I-635/SH 121 and the northbound FM 2499 frontage road at the corner of Cracker Barrel. This month, crews will switch traffic on the northbound SH 121 frontage road near Fellowship Church where traffic will be moved onto new pavement. Crews will also switch traffic at the southbound SH 121 frontage road off-ramp to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. No bridge demolitions are scheduled for this month.

Timeline: August 2018-2022
Cost: $370 million
Funding sources: Texas Department of Transportation
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By Miranda Jaimes

Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. Now she's in Tarrant County, mostly, and has been an Impacter since 2017 as the editor of the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition.


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