North White Chapel Boulevard closure and 3 other transportation updates in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake

Crews continue construction of three new bridges: the northbound SH 26 off-ramp to northbound SH 121, the southbound SH 121 off-ramp to I-635 and the eastbound direction of Bass Pro Drive.

Crews continue construction of three new bridges: the northbound SH 26 off-ramp to northbound SH 121, the southbound SH 121 off-ramp to I-635 and the eastbound direction of Bass Pro Drive.

Stay up to date with information on transportation projects happening in the area.

SH 26 widening Phase 3

Construction activity on SH 26 continues on the east side of the road with concrete pavement placement from Church Street to Pleasant Run Road in Colleyville. Crews are also installing concrete driveways from John McCain Road to Pleasant Run. Construction is also being done on the remaining segments of the side streets that tie into SH 26 from the east side. On the west side of SH 26 at Little Bear Creek bridge, crews are installing storm drains and inlets. Work continues from this point up to Centerpark Drive with earth work and asphalt and concrete pavement placement.

Timeline: November 2016-fall 2019
Cost: $38.2 million
Funding sources: TxDOT

SH 121/I-635 interchange widening

Crews continue construction of three new bridges: the northbound SH 26 off-ramp to northbound SH 121, the southbound SH 121 off-ramp to I-635 and the eastbound direction of Bass Pro Drive. All of these new bridges are scheduled to open this summer, according to Northgate Constructors. Crews have also started permanent paving work on the northbound SH 121 frontage road at Bass Pro in Grapevine.

Timeline: August 2018-2022
Cost: $370 million
Funding source: TxDOT

FM 1938/Davis Boulevard

New southbound lanes are being constructed from near Brook Forest Drive north to Randol Mill Avenue in Southlake. Crews are also working on the new Fawkes Lane tie-in to FM 1938. Traffic patterns have been shifted to the new northbound lanes from south of Fawkes to Randol Mill. Other projects at the north end of the project will include installation of the remaining irrigation, landscaping and lighting. The screen wall at the south end of the project on the east side of FM 1938 is progressing with panel placement.

Timeline: spring 2015-summer 2019
Cost: $20 million
Funding source: TxDOT

North White Chapel Boulevard widening

In late April crews closed about 500 feet of East Highland Street heading into North White Chapel Boulevard to traffic. The road was closed to help crews smooth out the grade between White Chapel and Highland. The road will remain closed through May. With the closure, vehicles will not be able to turn east onto Highland from North White Chapel or cross the intersection as they drive west. Drivers coming from the west will be diverted north or south on North White Chapel. Vehicles will still be able to turn west onto Highland from North White Chapel or continue north and south on North White Chapel. Access to New Day Church will be affected, and a new entrance for the church is being constructed.

Timeline: April 2018-October 2019
Cost: $10.38 million
Funding source: city of Southlake

By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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