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

(Graphic by Ellen Jackson/Community Impact Newspaper)
(Graphic by Ellen Jackson/Community Impact Newspaper)

(Graphic by Ellen Jackson/Community Impact Newspaper)

NorthGate Constructors reported that this project is now 54% complete. Since the start of the new year, crews have opened the new northbound SH 121 auxiliary lanes, which will serve as a new direct connector to FM 2499. In addition, crews have demolished the former northbound FM 2499 bridge to move the project further toward completion, NorthGate spokesperson Maria Woodrow said. In the coming weeks, Woodrow said, the community can expect weekend work to take place as the weather becomes ideal for construction work. Every weekend, utility, structures, paving and roadway teams will continue to perform work throughout various areas of the project.

Timeline: August 2018-2022


Cost: $370 million

Funding source: Texas Department of Transportation
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 Frisco and McKinney editions.


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