Big Bear Creek bridge closure underway in Colleyville, Southlake

Colleyville and Southlake residents are facing detours on Pleasant Run Road and White Chapel Road due to a closure of the bridge over Big Bear Creek. (Kira Lovell/Community Impact Newspaper)
Colleyville and Southlake residents are facing detours on Pleasant Run Road and White Chapel Road due to a closure of the bridge over Big Bear Creek. (Kira Lovell/Community Impact Newspaper)

Colleyville and Southlake residents are facing detours on Pleasant Run Road and White Chapel Road due to a closure of the bridge over Big Bear Creek. (Kira Lovell/Community Impact Newspaper)

Beginning Jan. 4, area residents can expect construction activity for a Texas Department of Transportation project to replace the bridge over Big Bear Creek.

Portions of South White Chapel Boulevard and Pleasant Run Road will be closed for the duration of the project through this summer.

Pleasant Run Road is closed from John McCain Road to the Colleyville-Southlake border where Pleasant Run Road turns into White Chapel Boulevard. The city of Colleyville will use the estimated six-month closure to improve sidewalks and water lines along Pleasant Run Road.

Only local traffic will be permitted access to barricaded areas, and detours will be available for Southlake residents via Continental Boulevard and Brumlow Avenue. Bent Creek neighborhood residents will still have access along White Chapel Road.
Timeline: January-summer

Cost: $1,053,948

Funding source: TxDOT

By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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