Contact: Val Lopez
Phone: (817) 370-6630
Date: Feb. 7, 2018
Traffic Switched for Construction Monday
Starting Monday, Feb. 12, weather permitting
State Highway 26 from Centerpark Drive to Main Street in Colleyville
COLLEYVILLE – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin shifting traffic on SH 26 from Centerpark Drive to Main Street Monday, Feb. 12. for construction, weather permitting. North and southbound motorists will be shifted to the outside lanes to allow construction on the inside lanes of SH 26. During the traffic shift, signalized intersections will be closed for approximately a day to allow for the building of temporary crossovers, during which mainlanes on SH 26 will remain open. Temporary median openings will also be installed in the area.
After this initial traffic shift, additional segments of SH 26 will continue to be shifted to allow construction of the middle lanes from Main Street to John McCain Road. Before each area is transitioned, message boards will be posted to alert motorists of the upcoming switch. The segments to be shifted are:
Switches will occur from south to north and will take approximately one month to transition the entire construction area.
During the majority of construction, two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction. Lane closures will be during off-peak travel times to minimize impact to motorists. The $38.2 million is estimated for completion in 2019, and the project includes financial incentives for early completion.
For project information and to sign-up for email alerts on construction activity, please visit: www.colleyville.com/sh26overview
TxDOT appreciates the patience of motorists, and encourages attention to all warning signs within the construction work zone while crews work diligently to complete this project as quickly and as safely as possible. You can see all Texas road conditions by visiting: www.drivetexas.org.
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