DFW Connector is now finished

Read the full story here:  http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/08/21/1-billion-dfw-connector-project-is-done/ GRAPEVINE (DFWCOM.COM) – Drivers can now cruise through the DFW Connector without having to maneuver around construction cones or worry about detour signs.  After more than three years of construction and nine months ahead of schedule, the project is done. The DFW Connector project connects State Highways 114, 121 […] Read more »

Full Highway Closure at Texan Trail this Weekend

Weekend Full Highway Closure: Texan Trail Bridge Demo This weekend we will close all lanes of east and westbound SH 114/121 under Texan Trail to allow for demolition of the east side of Texan Trail Bridge. Description: Full east and westbound SH 114 closure under Texan Trail for bridge demolition; Texan Trail Bridge will remain […] Read more »

Texan Trail bridge closed indefinitely after accident

Well, this news is exactly what we didn’t need in the land of DFW Connector construction.  Yesterday an 18 wheeler carrying some equipment hit the underside of the Texan Trail bridge after its driver misjudged the clearance.   The bridge is now closed indefinitely since it is unsafe for traffic.  Since Texan Trail is one of […] Read more »

DFW Connector project halfway complete

Check out this short video with updates on the progress of the DFW Connector highway construction.  The epic project is about halfway complete at this point and the Main Street bridge is nearly done which is great news for all of us, since Main Street is, as noted in the video, the heart of Grapevine. Read more »

Don’t talk/text and drive in the DFW Connector

Well, we would all be well advised not to talk or text and drive anywhere.  But in a construction zone, it’s clearly a much bigger issue.  Traffic is heavy and speeds vary widely, lanes change and merge on an ever-changing basis, and construction workers are everywhere.  Seems like common sense. However, the Ft Worth Star-Telegram/Colleyville Courier reports […] Read more »

Highway construction

These are a few weeks old, but below are a few pics we took of the desolation that was Highway 114 during a weekend when the highway was entirely closed for Main Street bridge construction: Not a sight we get to see too often. Speaking of the construction, there will be road closures this weekend, […] Read more »

DFW Connector Public Appreciation Day

The folks behind DFW Connector are holding a public appreciation day/open house in order to give residents the opportunity to find out more about the project, answer any questions, and show their appreciation for the community support they have gotten.  I will say that although it’s been less than easy, as any construction project will […] Read more »

Big doings this weekend with DFW Connector

The DFW Connector construction is thankfully done mostly at night and on weekends, resulting in a remarkably small amount of disruption to local traffic.  This weekend, you’ll want to be extra aware of the work being done around the Main Street bridge. The east side of the bridge will be demolished which means the bridge […] Read more »