I-35 West Road Construction Updates

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  • North Tarrant Express Road Project -

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  • Segment 3B:

    The first phase of the I-35W reconstruction (north of I-820) is officially underway, with utility relocations and preliminary ground excavation activities already occurring. This segment, known as Segment 3B of the North Tarrant Express, is part of the 10-mile reconstruction of I-35W from I-30 downtown to US 81/287. It is anticipated that construction on this segment will be completed in 2017.
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  • Anticipated Road Construction for the days of:  June 26-30

    • To ease July 4th weekend traffic congestion there will be no new short-term lane closures, excluding emergency closures, from Sunday, July 2, 3 p.m., through Thursday, July 6, 9 a.m., in the area between Western Center Blvd and North Tarrant Pkwy. Travelers are reminded to exercise caution and drive defensively with the expected heavy holiday traffic.
    • Please join us next week at the next quarterly 35W Business Owner Task Force meeting on Wednesday, June 28, at 9:30 a.m. held at the Fossil Creek 11 Theatre, 6100 North Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76137. This meeting covers construction on IH-35W between North Tarrant Parkway and downtown Fort Worth. The IH-35W construction project invites business owners and managers, and the public to learn about upcoming traffic impacts and ask our project experts any questions about the work. We're here to help share information with you throughout the construction project.
    • Here are the anticipated traffic impacts north of I-820 to North Tarrant Pkwy for the coming week (day closures are from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; night closures are from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted):
      • IH-35W Southbound Main Lanes:  During the day, Monday, June 26, southbound I-35W will be reduced to one lane between Basswood Blvd and I-820 for general construction.
      • IH-35W Northbound Main Lanes:
        • During the day, Saturday, June 24, northbound I-35W will be reduced to one lane between Western Center Blvd and the US 287 interchange for shoulder work.
        • During the day, Monday, June 26, northbound I-35W will be reduced to one lane between Basswood Blvd and North Tarrant Pkwy for general construction.
        • Continuously, Friday, July 7, 9 p.m. through Monday, July 10, 6 a.m., all I-35W northbound main lanes will be closed approaching Western Center Blvd for general construction, final pavement preparation and placement, and pavement striping. Traffic will be directed to exit Western Center Blvd and return from the Heritage Trace Blvd entrance ramp. EXPECT SIGNIFICANT DELAYS. SEEK ALTERNATE ROUTES.
      • IH-35W Northbound Exit to US 287 Westbound:  During the day, Saturday, June 24, the connector ramp from I-35W northbound to westbound US 287 will be reduced to one lane for shoulder work.
      • IH-35W Southbound Entrance from Basswood Blvd:  During the day, Saturday, June 24, Monday, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27, the southbound I-35W entrance from Basswood Blvd will be closed for general construction. Traffic will be directed to enter from the Western Center Blvd entrance ramp.
      • IH-35W Northbound Exit to Basswood Blvd:
        • During the day, Saturday, June 24, Monday, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27, the northbound I-35W exit to Basswood Blvd will be closed for general construction.
        • Continuously, Friday, July 7, 9 p.m. through Monday, July 10, 6 a.m., the northbound I-35W exit to Basswood Blvd will be closed for the duration of the northbound I-35W closure.
      • IH-35W Northbound Entrance from Western Center Blvd:  Continuously, Friday, July 7, 9 p.m. through Monday, July 10, 6 a.m., the northbound I-35W entrance from Western Center Blvd will be closed for the duration of the northbound I-35W closure.
      • IH-35W Southbound Frontage Road:  During the day, Monday, June 26, various lanes of southbound I-35W frontage road at Basswood Blvd will be closed for pavement striping.
      • IH-35W Northbound Frontage Road:
        • Continuously, through Monday, June 30, 8 p.m., the I-35W frontage road U-turn from north to south at Basswood Blvd will be closed for general construction.
        • During the day, Monday, June 26, various lanes of northbound I-35W frontage road at Basswood Blvd will be closed for pavement striping.
      • Basswood Blvd:  During the day, Monday, June 26, various lanes of eastbound and westbound Basswood Blvd at I-35W will be closed for pavement striping.
    • Closures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule.
    • Lane closures are posted at www.northtarrantexpress.com and also transmitted in their subscription (free) email service.