FM 2499 bridge demolition scheduled to begin Jan. 17

(Courtesy NorthGate Constructors)
(Courtesy NorthGate Constructors)

(Courtesy NorthGate Constructors)

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(Courtesy NorthGate Constructors)
Work on the I-635/SH 121 interchange project continues as demolition of the northbound FM 2499 bridge is set to take place from 8 p.m. Jan 17 to 6 a.m. Jan. 20, according to a news release from NorthGate Constructors.

Drivers traveling through the area should plan ahead in anticipation of full closures of various lanes.

  • Northbound SH 121 at Bass Pro Drive will be closed. Commuters should detour to the northbound SH 121 frontage road.

  • Southbound SH 121 will be closed. Drivers should exit to the southbound SH 121 frontage road and to Stars and Stripes Way.

  • Northbound SH 26 from Grapevine Mills Trail to FM 2499 will be closed. Drivers should detour to Bass Pro Drive and travel on the northbound SH 121 frontage road to Sandy Lake Road/Grapevine Mills Boulevard.


The $371 million interchange project, once completed, will improve connectivity and capacity between I-635, SH 121, SH 26 and FM 2499, according to the news release. Improvements are being funded as part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s Texas Clear Lanes initiative to improve congested roadways.


Up-to-date information about upcoming construction work can be found here and on the DFW Connector social media pages.
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By 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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