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:  October 16-20

    • 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, Saturday, Oct 14, and Sunday, Oct 15, and Monday, Oct 16, various lanes will be closed on southbound I-35W between North Tarrant Pkwy and I-820 for punch list work.
      • IH-35W Northbound Main Lanes:
        • Overnight (9 p.m. to 6 a.m.), Friday, Oct 13, northbound I-35W will be detoured to the northbound frontage road at the Western Center Blvd exit and return to the highway from the Basswood Blvd entrance ramp for bridge painting. Expect delays.
        • During the day, Saturday, Oct 14, and Sunday, Oct 15, and Monday, Oct 16, various lanes will be closed on northbound I-35W between I-820 and North Tarrant Pkwy for punch list work.
      • US 287 Eastbound Main Lanes:  Overnight (9 a.m. to 5 a.m.), Friday, Oct 13, eastbound US 287 between Harmon Rd and I-35W will be reduced to one lane for traffic sensor work.
      • IH-35W Northbound Entrance Ramp from Western Center Blvd:  Overnight (9 p.m. to 6 a.m.), Friday, Oct 13, the northbound I-35W entrance ramp from Western Center Blvd will be closed in coordination with the I-35W northbound main lane closure. Traffic will be directed to enter from the next entrance ramp from Basswood Blvd.
      • IH-35W Southbound Frontage Road:  During the day, Saturday, Oct 14, and Sunday, Oct 15, and Monday, Oct 16, various lanes will be closed on the I-35W southbound frontage road between North Tarrant Pkwy and I-820 for punch list work.
      • IH-35W Northbound Frontage Road:  During the day, Saturday, Oct 14, and Sunday, Oct 15, and Monday, Oct 16, various lanes will be closed on the I-35W northbound frontage road between I-820 and North Tarrant Pkwy for punch list work. 
    • 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.