This weekend, work on the TEXRail project will close SH 114 eastbound lanes east of Texan Trail beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday, 3/10, reopening at 5 a.m. Sunday, 3/11.
The closure allows for construction to continue on the new TEXRail train bridge from Grapevine into Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. During that time, concrete beams will be placed on the new pillars for the bridge.
This is the first closure needed for installing beams and constructing the 1,400-foot-long bridge over the next couple months. The new bridge will have one track for TEXRail and is being built with the ability for a second set of tracks to be installed.
Additionally, the eastbound Highway 114 connector ramp east of Texan Trail will be closed between 8 p.m. Monday, March 12, and 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 13.
Detours will be:
The preceding information was provided to the City of Southlake by the TEXRail. For more information about TEXRail please visit TEXRail.com
UPDATE 3/10/16 – Due to weather, the work and road closure at 475 Pine Drive has been pushed back to Friday, March 11, 2016.
Beginning at 9:00am, Thursday March 10, 2016, a portion of Lilac Lane, along the northern property line of 475 Pine Drive, will be closed to allow for franchise utility work.
Message boards will be placed in the neighborhoods around Lilac Lane and Dominion Drive indicating a detour for residents to Byron Nelson Parkway, as access westward to Pine Drive will be restricted.
Message boards will also be placed on Pine Drive for residents in the White Chapel Court neighborhood indicating access to eastbound Lilac Lane will be restricted. Instead, motorists will be directed north along Pine Drive to access South White Chapel Boulevard.
The road closure and work is expected to last all day. However, the likelihood of inclement weather may delay the start of the work by a day. Should that happen, an update will be set out with a new start day and time.
For questions, please contact Public Works Operations at 817-748-8079.
** Edit: “Lilac Drive” corrected to “Lilac Lane”
The thunderstorms which hit the metroplex Thursday night into Friday morning have caused road closures and event cancellations all over the DFW area.
In Southlake, drivers should be aware the area near the 3400 block of North White Chapel is closed due to flooding. The roads were closed early Friday morning and will remain closed until further notice. Public Works teams say the water is ten feet deep in some areas which is why they are asking drivers and pedestrians to stay out of the area. Road barricades have been placed near the affected area, drivers are asked use TW King as an alternate route.
Tonight after rush hour, the City of Grapevine will close Dove Road between Hyland Greens and Silvercrest because of rising water. They will also close Fairway Drive so the Lake Grapevine spillway can be opened. The City of Grapevine says that both roads will be closed until the water recedes away from the roads and the spillway can be closed.
Southlake DPS would like to remind you that if you are on the roadways here in Southlake or in other parts of DFW and see road barricades or flooding conditions, Turn Around, Don’t Drown.
Southlake Community Services has canceled the Family Camp Out that was scheduled for Bob Jones Park this weekend. For more information, please call the Community Services department at (817) 748-8019.
Summer Kickoff will move inside Town Hall tomorrow. The event will still be from 10 AM – 1 PM and include all planned activities except for the bounce houses and live band. We hope to see you there, rain or shine.
Beginning the first week of May, crews will close a portion of the T.W. King road north of the SH 114 frontage road (see map) to work on a public storm drain project associated with the Solana development. This section of T.W. King road will be closed for approximately two weeks (weather permitting) and motorists are asked to seek alternate routes if you use this section of T.W. King to access the SH 114 frontage road.
Message boards are currently out, barricades will be up and signs will be placed at the entrance to this section of T.W. King Road alerting motorists to the construction and providing detour information. Please exercise caution when traveling in the work area.
For questions about the closure, please contact the Public Works Department at 817-748-8098.
Beginning Thursday, November 13, 2014, work crews will be installing a water service line as part of the construction of the new community recreation center – The Marq Southlake.
The the work to install the water service line will occur along Shady Oaks Drive, near the construction site, and is expected to be complete by Saturday, November 22, 2014 (weather permitting).
Work crews will be placing barricades near the construction zone and motorists should expect daily lane closures related to this project. Motorists should be aware that crews will be onsite directing traffic through the work zone at both ends using “slow” paddles.
For information about The Marq Southlake, please visit the project page here. For questions about the water line installation, please contact the Public Works Department at 817-748-8098.
Beginning Wednesday, October 29, 2014 and continuing through Thursday, October 30, 2014, City contractors will be inspecting a sewer line on Randol Mill Avenue between Hillside Court and Gifford Court.
This segment of Randol Mill will be reduced to one lane north and southbound for the duration of the work. Flaggers will be on scene. Please exercise caution when traveling along this segment of Randol Mill Avenue.
The inspection is part of the FM 1938 Water and Sewer Utility Relocation project and is an important final step before moving on to road widening associated with the FM 1938 Phase II project. Work will be done from 9:00am to 3:00pm both days (weather permitting).
For questions about this project, please contact Alex Ayala, P.E. at 817-748-8274.
Beginning Tuesday, September 2, 2014, road work take place on Central Avenue, between Main Street and Federal Way. Crews will need to close this section of road to install and modify a storm water line and connect it to an existing line across Central Avenue. The work will begin around 7:00 AM and last until late afternoon. Motorists should be aware of this work and seek alternate routes.
For any questions, please contact the Public Works department at 817-748-8098.
These closures are needed to replace highway shield pavement markers that were damaged by ice removal operations during the recent winter storm, as well as to repair damage from a auto accident several months ago. This is expected to be the last major closure on the project, except for future FM 2499/International Parkway work. Affected lanes may reopen early as work is completed.
Lane closures for the morning of Friday, February 28th include:
There are other closures planned all around the connector. Please visit the DFW Connector’s lane closure page for more information.
UPDATE 5/8/2013 – The project has been canceled until further notice. The City will re-notify residents when the contractor indicates they are moving forward with their plans.
Bandera Utility Construction, working for The Verandas at Southlake project, will be closing one lane of traffic near the 2200 block of Union Church between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. beginning Thursday, May 9th. The purpose of the project is to install new storm drain pipes across the roadway. This single lane closure will take place between Edgebrook to the east and Chesapeake Ln to the west.
They will use flagmen to route traffic around a small length of roadway. The full roadway will be open every evening and on the weekends. One lane will be open at all times. The roadway crossings and permanent paving repair are expected to be completed within two weeks.