Tarrant County transportation update: SH 121 shoulder widening

Work is ongoing on SH 121 between Murphy Drive and Glade Road to install new managed lanes on the inside shoulder of the highway. The technology lanes will be open during peak traffic times to help alleviate congestion. The construction of most of the bridge structure over Harwood Road was recently completed, including the bridge deck pavement for the new northbound lanes. Construction of the bridge structure over Cheek-Sparger Road is scheduled for mid-to-late November and will begin with bridge beam placement.

Timeline: fall 2018-summer 2020


Cost: $28 million

Funding source: TxDOT
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. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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