Four transportation updates for Keller, northeast Fort Worth in October 2021

Transportation projects in the works for northeast Fort Worth and Keller. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Transportation projects in the works for northeast Fort Worth and Keller. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Transportation projects in the works for northeast Fort Worth and Keller. (Courtesy Fotolia)



Ongoing Projects

1 — Harmon Road reconstruction

Harmon Road is being rebuilt as a four-lane road between Golden Triangle Boulevard to the north and US 287 to the south. In addition, roundabouts will be built at Golden Triangle, Heritage Trace Parkway and Presidio Vista Drive. According to the city of Fort Worth, the eastern side of the intersection of Harmon Road and Presidio Vista Drive is closed for construction.

Timeline: March 2021-March 2023


Cost: $32 million total project value

Funding source: city of Fort Worth

2 — Kroger Drive widening

Work is ongoing on Kroger Drive between Ray White Road and Park Vista Circle. This includes widening, overlay and drainage work, sidewalk construction, and driveway reconstruction. It also includes construction of a median opening and traffic signal improvements.

Timeline: May 2021 through April 2022

Cost: $3.6 million

Funding source: city of Fort Worth

3 — North Riverside Drive reconstruction

Work is ongoing on North Riverside Drive between North Tarrant Parkway and through the roundabout at Shiver Road. The project is constructing a four-lane, divided arterial. It will also reconstruct a fully signalized intersection at North Tarrant Parkway. Pole relocation work is ongoing, and temporary signals and paving are moving traffic through the construction zone.

Timeline: July 2021-September 2022

Cost: $7.4 million

Funding sources: city of Fort Worth, developer contribution

Delayed Projects

4 — Johnson Road reconstruction in limbo

Keller’s Johnson Road reconstruction, between Hallelujah Trail and Rhonda Road, remains at a standstill as the city has not advertised the project for bid yet. Work was supposed to begin this summer for reconstruction, drainage upgrades, pedestrian amenities, a roundabout and water line replacements.

Timeline: to be set once contractor is selected

Cost: $5.9 million

Funding source: city of Keller
By Bailey Lewis
Bailey Lewis covers the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake, as well as Keller, Roanoke and northeast Fort Worth. In December 2020, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma with her Bachelor's degree in journalism. Previously, she worked and interned for various publications, such as Local Profile, the OU Daily, the Malheur Enterprise and News21. When she's not writing, she enjoys spending time with her cat and watching documentaries.
By Steven Ryzewski
Steven Ryzewski is the editor for Community Impact Newspaper's Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake and Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth editions. Before joining Community Impact in 2021, he worked in hyperlocal journalism for nine years in Central Florida as an editor, sports editor and correspondent.


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