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May 9, 2014


Orange Line Updates:


Orange Line construction information

I-1: BACHMAN STATION TO IRVING CONVENTION CENTER

Segment update:
  • If you live or work on Lake Carolyn Parkway, please remember that the area next to the DART Rail tracks is not a sidewalk, walkway or path. Only cross the tracks in designated areas!
I-2: IRVING CONVENTION CENTER TO BELT LINE STATION

Segment update:
  • If you live near the betterment wall at North Lake College Station, please remember that the area next to the DART rail tracks is not a sidewalk, walkway, or path. Please do not ignore the chain linked fence. Only cross the tracks in designated areas!
I-3: BELT LINE STATION TO DFW AIRPORT

No upcoming lane closures scheduled

Segment update:
  • At North Belt Line Road, crews will:
    - Install row safety signs
    - 510 Block Wall
    - Core Drill Shoulder
    - Testing: Beltline CIH, Dynamic Testing
  • In the Esters Blvd./Plaza Drive area, crews will:
    - Install Row Safety signs, stripe FAA crossing, pave 1st lift at TPSS#8 driveway
    - Install Stand pipe stickers
    - Fence grounding, signals punchlist
  • At North Airfield Drive, crews will:
    - Install FAA screen fence, permanent seeding
    - Roadway signs, grapevine Box culvert epoxy injection, bridge stand pipe stickers
    - Patch over paint at Wall L
    - Replace flangeway
    - Fence grounding, signals punchlist
  • At North Service Road, crews will:
    - Install PVC fence, ROW Fencing ornamental, irrigation TPSS#10, landscape TPSS#10, permanent seeding, stripe Chesapeake crossing & TPSS#9 parking lot
    - Install standpipe stickers, cross under #1 traffic signalo Cable trough repairs
    - Communication: CCTV at storage track
    - Track Signal Systems: Fence grounding, signals punchlist
    - Testing: communication facility testing, CIH 749 testing, Jetway crew room,
  • At Terminal A, crews will:
    - Permanent seeding, Stripe TPSS# 10 parking lot, pull temp fence
    - TrackWork: install crossing panels
    - Cable Trough punchlist
    - Communications: Pull Term/tag/test communication cable, install TVM and VMS, install PEC at station platform, install communication equipment, pull communication cable, pull term/tag/test communication cable at Station Platform
    - Signals punchlist, Systems punchlist
    - Testing: safe breaking testing, C3 phased access - DFW station

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Any time you undertake a construction project, the possibility for danger is elevated. DART is urging everyone to be extra careful around its facilities, vehicles and especially the construction areas. Here are 10 tips you should know.


  1. Stop, look and listen for DART vehicles.
  2. DART Safely logo
  3. Cross the street or track at designated crosswalks only.
  4. Never walk, ride or play in front of or behind a DART vehicle.
  5. Children should always exit the bus through the front door.
  6. Do not walk, ride or play in a construction area.
  7. Never walk, ride or play on or near railroad tracks.
  8. Always stand behind the textured warning strips on rail platforms.
  9. Be careful when driving or turning across train tracks.
  10. Never try to beat a train through a crossing.
  11. Remember: Safety begins with you. Talk to your family.

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