LBJ Express Project update December 5, 2012
December 5, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ Weekly updates are provided by LBJ Express Project, the construction company responsible for the 5-year project that will completely renovate the freeway from the Dallas North Tollway to Interstate 35E.
Denton Drive: ATT work requires lane closures on the west side of Denton through December 15. Denton will be closed under LBJ during night-time hours on one or two nights for bridge work in late December.
Josey Lane: Construction of the permanent paving and drainage on Josey and the east end of Villa Creek requires various lanes closed until late January.
Webb Chapel: The eastbound Webb Chapel entrance ramp was closed on November 30 and will remain closed for up to two years.
Marsh Lane: The pavement and bridge work on the west side of Marsh south of Ridgeoak will continue until April. The opening of an additional lane on the westbound frontage road approach to Marsh has been delayed until late December.
Valley View: Valley View westbound was closed for partial bridge demolition yesterday. That work is completed and Valley View is reopened.
Midway Road: Utility work on Midway requires the closure of the two right lanes and one northbound lane of southbound Midway approximately 200 feet north of LBJ. All utility work and pavement repair on Midway is expected to be completed by December 15.
Dallas North Tollway: LBJ is narrowed to 3 main lanes in each direction at the DNT.
The new section of eastbound frontage road from Webb Chapel to Marsh is open. The new westbound frontage road from Valley View to Marsh will open in January. The new section of eastbound frontage road from Marsh to Midway should also be opened by January.
Various main lanes of LBJ will be closed frequently during night-time hours. There will also be intermittent night-time closures of various LBJ entrance and exit ramps. All scheduled work is tentative as permitted by weather conditions and other factors.