DART Rail Construction Alerts
September 8, 2015
Ledbetter Station Construction 2 Bus Bays to Be Closed During Crosswalk Work, Effective September 12-14, 19-21, 2015As part of Ledbetter Station redesign, a crosswalk will be installed in the bus lane area over two consecutive weekends in September. The work will cause the two middle stops - bus bays 3 and 4 - to be closed between 2 a.m. Saturday, September 12, and 2 a.m., Monday, September 14, and again between 2 a.m. Saturday, September 19, and 2 a.m. Monday, September 21.
During those times, Route 415 will relocate from Bay 3 to Bay 1 (with Route 466) and Route 554 will relocate from Bay 4 to Bay 6 (with Route 444).
DART reminds you to exercise caution in and around construction and thanks for riding with us.
NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSUREConstruction of the DART Rail Blue Line extension over Camp Wisdom Road will require the closure of Camp Wisdom Road between Lancaster Road and University Hills Boulevard for an eight-hour period beginning at 10 p.m. on Saturday, September 12. During that time, through traffic will be detoured north to Ledbetter Drive for access to neighborhood streets via University Hills Boulevard and Lancaster Road. Please follow posted detour signs and allow extra travel time during these hours.
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.
- Stop, look and listen for DART vehicles.
- Cross the street or track at designated crosswalks only.
- Never walk, ride or play in front of or behind a DART vehicle.
- Children should always exit the bus through the front door.
- Do not walk, ride or play in a construction area.
- Never walk, ride or play on or near railroad tracks.
- Always stand behind the textured warning strips on rail platforms.
- Be careful when driving or turning across train tracks.
- Never try to beat a train through a crossing.
- Remember: Safety begins with you. Talk to your family.