Contents • Harry Hines/NW Hwy/I-35/Justice Way Area • Trinity River Area • Spur 482/Fed Ex/Central Freight

Area • Loop 12/SH 114 Frontage Road Area • Teleport Blvd/Riverside Drive Area • Lake Carolyn Pkwy Area • Irving Convention Center • Green Park/Meadow Creek/Carpenter Ranch Area • North Lake College/Macarthur Area • Walnut Hill/Hurd Area • DFW Area

Construction Activity by Zone • Harry Hines/NW Hwy/I-35/Justice Way Area o Summary: Crews will continue bridge construction from just west of Harry Hines/ Northwest Hwy/Spur 482 toward Justice Way requiring various lane restrictions and traffic delays. Motorists are advised to monitor Orange Line Construction alerts to help minimize travel impacts. Please plan your routes, allow extra time to reach your destination, and observe any changes in speed limits or detours. o Construction Activities: Track Work and OCS installation. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Track and OCS work will continue for the Trinity River bridge structure from Jamison/Bachman Station to the west side of the levee on the Spur 482 Frontage Rd. Certain aspects of bridge construction will require full closures to avoid work over live traffic. Information regarding these closures will be communicated • Trinity River Area o Summary: Track work and OCS installation continues through the Trinity River area. Motorists can expect to see temporary lane drops and night work. Please use caution when traveling through the area. o Construction Activities: Track Work and OCS installation. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Lane restrictions may be required along the Spur 482 Trinity River Bridge as track work and OCS installation continues. Please monitor changes to traffic configurations in this area and vehicles entering and exiting the site. • Spur 482/Fed Ex/Central Freight Area o Summary: Crews will continue track and OCS work along the Spur 482 frontage road in front of Fed Ex and Central Freight. Flaggers may be present to help direct traffic. o Construction Activities: Track Work and Systems. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Restrictions along the right lane of the Spur 482 frontage road will remain in place for a few weeks. • Loop 12/SH 114 Frontage Road Area o Summary: Expect construction activity and increased truck traffic for the differed Loop 12 Station along the 114 frontage road around Loop 12 and the old Texas Stadium. o Construction Activities: Grading and Station Work. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Expect construction activity for the deferred Loop 12 Station around Loop 12 and old Texas Stadium. Activities may require restrictions of the

right lane of the westbound SH 114 frontage road. Please use caution with the increased construction traffic. Teleport Blvd/Riverside Drive Area o Summary: Bridge construction, crossing and track work continues along Teleport from Riverside Dr thru to Las Colinas Blvd. Minor lane restrictions may be required for miscellaneous construction activities. Teleport Blvd will continue be closed permanently at SH 114 to thru traffic. Access to business drives along Teleport will remain open. Please use caution in this area with changing traffic configurations. Pedestrians should not enter construction zones, please use alternate walking and jogging routes. Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through this area and obey the advised, posted speed limit of 25 mph. o Construction Activities: Bridge Construction, Track Work, and Crossing Work. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Miscellaneous lane drops will be required along Riverside Dr and Teleport over the next few weeks for systems operations. Please use caution when traveling through the area. Lake Carolyn Pkwy Area o Summary: Construction activity continues along the Lake Carolyn Pkwy area. Current activities include station and crossing work that will require various lane closures and traffic configurations to provide a safe work space for crews to complete construction activities. Station construction activities are underway that will impact traffic on both northbound and southbound Lake Carolyn Pkwy, south of O’Connor. Pedestrians should not enter construction zones, please use alternate pet walking and jogging routes. Motorists are also asked to monitor construction updates and observe and changed speed limits or traffic configurations when traveling through this construction zone. Motorists are not permitted to enter or park inside construction zones. Additional lane restrictions and rolling closures may be required to provide a safe work area as crews continue to progress with the project. o Construction Activities: Crossing Work, Curb Removal, Track Work, Grading, and Station Work. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Southbound Lake Carolyn Pkwy, just south of O’Connor will continue to be closed thru the end of next week (June 17th). There will be miscellaneous closures on O’Connor Blvd for signal work for the next several weeks. Please use caution when traveling through the area. Irving Convention Center o Summary: Expect to see increased truck traffic and construction activity around the Convention Center area for station and track work. Bridge construction activities will continue in this area. Please continue to monitor construction alerts for changes to traffic configurations or detours. There will be heavy construction activity in this area as crews continue work on the bridge structure that will extend over SH 114. o Construction Activities: Grading, Station Work, Track work, and Bridge Construction. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Various night closures in this area will be required for the completion of the track work over SH 114. Please continue to monitor construction alerts for details regarding these closures. Restrictions of the eastbound SH 114 frontage road will remain in place through May as crews complete bridge construction operations in the area. Green Park/Meadow Creek/Carpenter Ranch Area o Summary: Construction activity continues in the Carpenter Ranch area around the Meadow Creek/Green Park Dr intersection. Expect to see heavy construction activity for

bridge construction, crossings, and paving in this area. Some night closures and traffic restrictions may be required to provide a safe work area. Please use caution when traveling through the area with the increased activity, and monitor construction alerts to minimize travel impacts. o Construction Activities: Grading, Bridge Construction, and Crossings. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Various lane restrictions may be required near the intersection of Green Park and Meadow Creek. Please use caution when traveling through this area. North Lake College/Macarthur Area o Summary: Heavy construction activity is moving into the North Lake College and MacArthur area with grading, walls, bridge construction and station work. Heavy activity will continue around the North Lake College entrance off MacArthur and around MacArthur Blvd (including the median of MacArthur Blvd) to prepare for the bridge structure that will extend over MacArthur to North Lake College. Please use extra caution when traveling through this area and monitor changes to speed limits or traffic configurations. Plan your routes and allow extra time to reach your destination. Pedestrians should not enter construction zones, please use alternate walking and jogging routes. o Construction Activities: Grading, Bridge Construction, Walls, and Station Work. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Heavy truck and construction traffic along Brangus Drive to Walnut Hill and at the Brangus/Walnut Hill intersection will continue for the next few weeks. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic as necessary. Please use caution when traveling through this area and allow extra time for travel. Walnut Hill/Hurd Area o Summary: Heavy construction activity will continue in the Walnut Hill/Hurd area through early 2011. Construction traffic will be extremely heavy in this area over the next few weeks as crossing work moves into the area. Please use caution when traveling through the area and observe changes to traffic configurations and detours. o Construction Activities: Utility Relocations, Grading, Walls, and Crossings. o Road Closures/Restrictions: Crossing work for Hurd Drive will continue over the next several weeks with variations to the traffic pattern. This work will require a full closure of Hurd Dr. Variations of this closure will be required for 2-3 months to complete the crossing work. DFW Area o Summary: Construction activity continues in the DFW area through the spring. o Construction Activities: Utility Work and Bridge Construction. o Road Closures/Restrictions: A full closure of Valley View between Belt Line and SH 161 will still be required for crossing work for the next several weeks. Thru traffic will use Gateway Dr as the detour. Right lane of the SB 161 frontage road will continue to be closed through June. Right lane of the NB 161 frontage road will continue to be closed through June.

         

DART Orange Line to North Irving/DFW

SH 114 Frontage Rd at Cistercian

Construction Update

  The DART Orange Line construction is quickly moving along the corridor and through the SH 114 frontage

road area. Construction activities will be in preparation for the light rail system that will extend from downtown   Dallas, through Las Colinas, and eventually connect to the DFW airport.

  In an attempt to minimize impacts, weekly construction updates are emailed out. This helps provide a more

definitive answer to many construction questions, and provides notice to areas that may experience upcoming   traffic delays or construction activity.

  You can register for Orange Line Construction Updates online at www.dart.org.
Saturdays, June 11 & 18 full closures of the westbound SH 114 frontage road, including the onramp to westbound SH 114, at Cistercian Road will be required for bridge construction. This detour will take place on   three consecutive Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please note that all dates are tentative as they do not account for weather delays or other schedule impacts.

 

 

       
Saturday, June 11 & 18 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - The westbound SH 114 frontage road, including the onramp to westbound SH 114, will be closed. Detour traffic should take Cistercian Road to the eastbound SH 114 frontage road, proceed onto eastbound SH 114 to the Spur 482 exit, and back onto westbound SH 114. Access to the Cistercian Preparatory School will remain open. Signage will be present to direct motorists. Please use caution when traveling through this area with the increased construction activity.

                Jessica Sanders KSWRP Public Information 972-374-4453 Jessica.torneten@kiewit.com Carlos Huerta DART Community Affairs Representative 214.749.2721 chuerta@dart.org

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DART Orange Line to North Irving/DFW

Lake Carolyn Parkway Construction Update
The DART Orange Line construction is quickly moving along the corridor and continues to progress through the Lake Carolyn Pkwy area. In an attempt to minimize impacts, weekly construction updates are emailed out. This helps provide a more definitive answer to many construction questions, and provides notice to areas that may experience upcoming traffic delays or construction activity. You can register for Orange Line Construction Updates online at www.dart.org. These lane restrictions are needed to provide a safe work area as crews continue station and crossing work. As construction proceeds over the next couple of years, additional lane restrictions and configuration changes will be needed to accommodate other construction activities. Signage will be present to direct motorists. The following configuration of Lake Carolyn Pkwy is scheduled to begin May 4 and will remain in place for 4-5 weeks to provide a safe work area for crews so continue the APT connection work. Please note that all dates are tentative as they do not account for weather delays or other schedule impacts.

         
At a minimum, one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction, and access to residential and business drives will remain open. For the safety of everyone, pedestrian and cycle traffic are not permitted in construction zones. Please use alternate routes. Please use caution when traveling through construction zones, observe any changes to speed limits or detours. Motorists and not permitted to drive or park inside construction zones.

Jessica Sanders KSWRP Public Information 972-374-4453 Jessica.torneten@kiewit.com

Carlos Huerta DART Community Affairs Representative 214.749.2721 chuerta@dart.org

 

DART Orange Line to North Irving/DFW

Hurd Drive Construction Notice
The DART Orange Line construction is quickly moving along the corridor and into the Walnut Hill/Hurd Dr area. In an attempt to minimize impacts, weekly construction updates are emailed out. This helps provide a more definitive answer to many construction questions, and provides notice to areas that may experience upcoming traffic delays or construction activity. You can register for Orange Line Construction Updates online at www.dart.org. These lane restrictions are needed to provide a safe work area as crews continue utility relocation work and prepare for future construction activities. As construction proceeds over the next couple of years, additional lane restrictions and configuration changes will be needed to accommodate other construction activities. Signage will be present to direct motorists.
The following configuration is scheduled to begin the week of May 22 and will remain in place for 2-3 months. Variations of this configuration will be required for crews to safely complete activities. Please note that all dates are tentative as they do not account for weather delays or other schedule impacts. Hurd Dr will be closed for crossing work beginning the week of May 22 with variations of these restrictions in place for 2-3 months. Thru traffic will not be permitted Access to properties will be maintained. Please use caution when traveling through construction zones, observe any changes to speed limits or detours, and be aware of the construction workers delivering this project.

         

 

Jessica Sanders KSWRP Public Information 972-374-4453 Jessica.torneten@kiewit.com

Carlos Huerta DART Community Affairs Representative 214.749.2721 chuerta@dart.org

DART Orange Line to North Irving/DFW

SH 161/DFW Area Construction Update
The DART Orange Line construction is quickly moving along the corridor and into SH 161/DFW. Construction activities will be in preparation for the light rail system that will extend from downtown Dallas, through Las Colinas, and eventually connect to the DFW airport. Currently, construction activities in this area include utility relocations and bridge structure work that may require traffic impacts to SH 161, Valley View and Belt Line. Some night work may be required. In an attempt to minimize impacts, weekly construction updates are emailed out. This helps provide a more definitive answer to many construction questions, and provides notice to areas that may experience upcoming traffic delays or construction activity. You can register for Orange Line Construction Updates online at www.dart.org. Beginning Monday, March 21 a full closure of Valley View will be required for crossing work. This detour will remain in place for several weeks. Traffic will be detoured to Gateway Drive. Signage will be present to direct traffic. Please note that all dates are tentative as they do not account for weather delays or other schedule impacts.

Beginning Monday, March 21 Valley View Ln will be closed to thru traffic between Belt Line and SH 161. Traffic will be detoured to Gateway Dr. Access to the Credit Union of Texas will remain open. Signage will be present to direct motorists. Please use caution when traveling through this area with the increased construction activity.

Jessica Torneten KSWRP Public Information 972-374-4453 Jessica.torneten@kiewit.com

Carlos Huerta DART Community Affairs Representative 214.749.2721 chuerta@dart.org