TxDOT looking into projects on I-635, SH 121

Construction on Glade Road is slated to begin this summer.

Construction on Glade Road is slated to begin this summer.

The Texas Department of Transportation is planning updates to its Unified Transportation Program, which include improvements to two major highways in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The Texas Transportation Commission will vote on these updates during its March 28 meeting.

The purpose of the updates is to identify and plan projects for the most congested roadways within Texas’s largest metropolitan areas, TxDOT spokesperson Bob Kaufman said during a conference call Wednesday.

The projects under the planned updates include:

  • I-635 from Miller Road to west of SH 78, which will be available for construction contract bidding in 2020

  • I-635 from west of SH 78 to I-30, which will be available for construction contract bidding in 2020

  • SH 121 from SH 114 to the Dallas County line, which will be available for construction contract bidding in 2019



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