Westport Parkway lane closure begins Feb. 5 in north Fort Worth

The North Tarrant Express project continues to affect drivers in north Fort Worth. (Courtesy Hillwood)
The North Tarrant Express project continues to affect drivers in north Fort Worth. (Courtesy Hillwood)

The North Tarrant Express project continues to affect drivers in north Fort Worth. (Courtesy Hillwood)

Part of the ongoing North Tarrant Express project, the Westport Parkway and I-35W intersection will be reconfigured beginning Feb. 5.


As a result, Westport Parkway will be reduced to one lane in each direction. City of Fort Worth officials are recommending traffic in the area use Alliance Boulevard to avoid congestion.

The reconfiguration of Westport Parkway will affect both eastbound and westbound traffic. The reduction in lanes is expected to last through 2023.

The change is necessary for completion of the Alliance Connector, which represents three simultaneous, ongoing projects that will upgrade portions of SH 170, I-35W and Haslet Parkway.

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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