ROAD CLOSING ADVISORY – STATE HIGHWAY 183 EASTBOUND FRONTAGE ROAD (EBFR) – STORY ROAD TO WILLIAM BREWSTER
Please be advised that TxDOT will be closing the State Highway 183 Eastbound Frontage Road to traffic between Story Road and William Brewster beginning Monday, June 20, 2011 at 9:00 pm. This closure is estimated to last until March 2012, weather permitting.
This road closure is necessary for utility, drainage, paving and sound wall construction for the State Highway 183 Sound Wall & Frontage Road construction project. The work is being performed by TxDOT’s contractor, Zachry Construction Corp.
The S.H. 183 Eastbound Frontage Road (EBFR) detour will be: S.H. 183 EBFR to Story Road, Story Road to Grauwyler Road, Grauwyler Road to MacArthur Boulevard, MacArthur Boulevard to S.H. 183 EBFR. Access to the A-Max Auto Insurance (2326 W. Airport Freeway) and Exxon gas station (2330 W. Airport Freeway) on the SE corner of Story Road/S.H. 183 will be maintained from Story Road. Access to Jaycee Park will be maintained from Puritan Drive. Access to Plymouth Park Church of Christ (1710 W. Airport Freeway) and Toyota of Irving Pre-Owned Car Center (1700 W. Airport Freeway) will be maintained from a newly relocated MacArthur Boulevard exit ramp of Eastbound S.H. 183.
The detour for Southbound Story Road to Eastbound S.H. 183 traffic will be: Story Road to Rochelle Road, Rochelle Road to MacArthur Boulevard, MacArthur Boulevard to Eastbound S.H. 183.
Traffic Switch Scheduled for SH 114 in Las Colinas This Weekend
Exit and entrance ramps to Rochelle/Riverside as well as eastbound mainlanes will be closed
IRVING – Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close the eastbound SH 114 entrance ramp just east of Rochelle/Riverside in preparation for the traffic switch scheduled to take place this weekend. Beginning Saturday, June 18 at 7 a.m. eastbound SH 114 mainlanes will be closed so crews can complete paving necessary for the traffic switch. East and westbound SH 114 traffic is expected to be shifted onto the newly constructed pavement by Monday, June 20 at 6 a.m. The closures and inconvenience are necessary to ensure the safety of the traveling public as well contractor crews.
Wednesday, June 15, 9 p.m.:
CLOSURE – Eastbound SH 114 entrance ramp just east of Rochelle/Riverside: Beginning Wednesday, June 15 at 9 p.m., through Monday, June 20 at 6 a.m.
DETOUR: Motorists will stay on the frontage road and enter SH 114 east of Loop 12.
Saturday, June 18, 7 a.m.:
CLOSURE – Eastbound SH 114 mainlanes between Rochelle/Riverside and Loop 12: Beginning Saturday, June 18 at 7 a.m., through Monday, June 20 at 6 a.m..
o DETOUR: Motorists wanting to enter SH 114 between Rochelle/Riverside will continue eastbound on the frontage road and re-enter SH 114 east of Loop 12
CLOSURE – Westbound SH 114 exit ramp to Rochelle/Riverside:
Beginning Saturday, June 18, through February 2012
o DETOUR: Motorists wanting to exit from SH 114 to Rochelle/Riverside will take the O’Conner Road exit, turn left under the highway and re-enter the highway eastbound, and then take the exit to Riverside/Rochelle.
The westbound exit ramp from SH 114 to Rochelle/Riverside will be closed during construction of the new westbound mainlanes and exit ramp.
Portable message signs have been in place to inform motorists of the closures.
This construction is part of the $224 million project to reconstruct the Loop 12/SH 114 interchange. The consortium of Zachry Construction Corp. and Mario Sinacola and Sons began work on the project in February of 2009. The estimated completion date for this project is spring 2013.
The project includes widening Loop 12 to eight lanes and adding direct connection ramps from SH 114 to Loop 12 to improve traffic flow and increase capacity in that area.
TxDOT encourages motorists to be alert and observe all warning and detour signs in place during this time as crews work diligently to complete this work as soon and safely as possible.