Beginning April 25, Coit Road to undergo nightly shutdowns at Sam Rayburn Tollway in Plano and Frisco

Construction along Sam Rayburn Tollway from US 75 to Denton Tap Road is underway.

Construction along Sam Rayburn Tollway from US 75 to Denton Tap Road is underway.

Late-night drivers in Plano and Frisco may need to take detours in the next few weeks if their path takes them near the intersection of Coit Road and Sam Rayburn Tollway.

All lanes of Coit Road crossing underneath the tollway will undergo full overnight closures beginning 9 p.m. Thursday, according to the North Texas Tollway Authority. The lanes will reopen 5 a.m. Friday, and a series of similar closures will take place most nights through the morning of May 11.

The Coit Road closures are expected to stretch from the northbound lanes of SH 121 in Plano to the access road’s southbound lanes on the Frisco side of the city border. The SH 121 U-turn lanes at that intersection will also be closed nightly.

The closures will take place from 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. each night through the morning of May 11, with the exception of Friday and Saturday nights, when the lanes will remain open.

The only detours will be following SH 121 to the nearest major intersection—Independence Parkway to the north or Hillcrest Road to the south—and making a U-turn.

Click on the NTTA map below for more details.

By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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