Tarrant County transportation update: SH 121/I-635 interchange widening

NorthGate Constructors officials are reporting the project to widen the SH 121/I-635 interchange is 50% complete. Crews have recently opened the new northbound SH 26 to northbound SH 121 direct connector, along with the new southbound SH 121 to eastbound I-635 direct connector. The new northbound SH 121 auxiliary lanes will open to traffic in mid-December, weather permitting. This would mark a major construction milestone, NorthGate Constructors spokesperson Maria Woodrow said. There will be no lane closures during the holidays, she said.

Timeline: August 2018-2022


Cost: $370 million

Funding source: Texas Department of Transportation
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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