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December 10, 2008

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Downtown Dallas construction information


Downtown Dallas:

To support construction around the Bryan/Hawkins intersection:
Bryan is closed between Leonard and Good Latimer. View a street location map.
Good Latimer is reduced to one lane in each direction between Bryan and Elm.
View a street location map.


Motorists will not be able to make left turns from Leonard St. across the DART Rail tracks.
View a street location map.

Market Center Community construction information


Market Center Community:

Southbound Harry Hines between Market Center and Vagas is reduced to one lane and northbound Harry Hines between Knight and Lucas is reduced to one lane through the end of December. View a street location map.

Through Monday, December 15, the intersection of Vagas and Harry Hines is closed while street work is performed on Vagas. View a street location map.

Harry Hines Blvd. between Vagas St. and Oak Lawn Ave. is reduced to one lane in each direction until further notice. View a street location map.

Kendall Drive is closed until futher notice. Traffic is rerouted to Production Drive. View a street location map.

 Westbound Wycliff Ave. from Maple Ave. to Harry Hines Blvd. is reduced to one lane until Monday, December 15. Motorists will still be able to make both right and left turns at the intersection of Wycliff Ave. and Harry Hines Blvd. View a street location map.

Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor
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Love Field West Community construction information


Love Field West Community:

Neighborhood Construction Advisory - West of Love Field
Construction on DART's exciting Green Line expansion into Northwest Dallas, Farmers Branch and Carrollton has begun in earnest and will continue until passenger service officially begins in December 2010. Listed below is a brief outline of how some of the major streets in the neighborhood west of Love Field will be affected.

Denton Drive @ Mockingbird Lane
Motorists should expect periodic lane reduction on both streets as various construction stages proceed during the project.


Gilford Avenue
Gilford Avenue will be temporarily closed between Denton Drive and just west of Little Denton for reconstruction. This will include temporarily closing off access to this street from Little Denton and Denton Drive. During the closure, traffic will be detoured along other streets to reach Denton Drive. View a street location map.


Wyman Street @ Denton Drive
Wyman is currently being accessed via a new bus lane from Burbank and is under construction at the access from Denton Drive. View a street location map.


Manor Way at Denton Drive is closed until further notice. View a street location map.

Traffic is reduced to one lane each way at W. Mockingbird Lane and Denton Drive. View a street location map.

Westbound Hawes Ave. will have a lane reduction for water and sewer line installation. Westbound traffic will be maintained via the eastbound lane. View a street location map.

Traffic will be switched on Denton at Burbank to the newly completed lanes. View a street location map.

Community Drive is closed until further notice with access available via Northwest Highway and Harry Hines Blvd. View a street location map.

Webb Chapel Extension and Denton Drive is reduced to one lane in each direction for the installation of underground utilities until further notice. View a street location map.

Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor
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Walnut Hill/Denton Area construction information


Walnut Hill/Denton Area:

Construction for DART's exciting Green Line Expansion Program into Northwest Dallas, Farmers Branch and Carrollton, is underway and will continue until the new passenger service begins in December 2010. Construction in this area will necessitate occasional traffic shifts and detours as some of the local streets and infrastructure are improved.

There will be traffic switches at the intersection of Webb Chapel and Denton until further notice. View a street location map.

Denton Drive is closed from Storey Lane to Webb Chapel until further notice. View a street location map.

Through approximately December 22, work to excavate and remove an old utility line takes place on Denton between Willowbrook and Storey. View a street location map.

  Denton Drive between Storey Lane and Lombardy is reduced to one lane southbound. View a street location map.

From 7 p.m. on Friday, December 12 through approximately 5 a.m. on Monday, December 15, Lombardy at Denton is closed for paving work. View a street location map.

From 7 p.m. on Friday, December 12 through approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, Lombardy at Denton will be closed for street work. View a street location map.

Denton Drive between Lombardy and Walnut Hill will be closed except for local traffic. Motorists are encouraged to look for local road detour signage. View a street location map.

 Century Drive between Doric Street and Denton Drive will permanently close. Local business traffic wishing to access Denton Drive from the east will need to detour along Doric Street to Abernathy Avenue and Lombardy Lane. This work will be followed by subsequent traffic shifts at this location--each lasting for several weeks--to allow for the reconstruction of Century Drive with a direct connection to Abernathy Lane. Road construction on Century Drive is anticipated to continue until Fall 2009.

Walnut Hill near Denton Drive may have daily lane closures. View a street location map.

Through the end of December, crews will be working on paving intersections on the east side of Denton Drive on the cross streets between Royal and Forest. From approximately Monday, December 8 through December 22, paving work is planned for the Denton and Rodney intersection. Motorists are advised to look for local road detour signs for alternative routes. View a street location map.

Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor
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Farmers Branch Community construction information


Farmers Branch Community:

Farmers Branch On-Call Boarding With Other DART Routes at Farmers Branch Park & Ride - Effective October 20, 2008
All Farmers Branch On-Call vehicles drop off and board passengers at the temporary transit center on Denton Drive.

This is the location currently being used by Bus Routes 44, 185, 204, 247, 331, 400 and 486. Boarding will take place at the sign marked:
DEPARTURES
All Bus
Routes

All DART services will use this stop until the new Green Line rail station opens across the street in December 2010.

Riders may continue to call 972-880-7786 to schedule an On-Call trip reservation. For other questions about On-Call service, please consult www.DART.org or call 214-979-1111. View a street location map.

Villa Creek near Denton Drive may have daily lane closures. View a street location map.

Utility installations on Denton between Villa Creek and Farmers Branch Lane may require daily lane closures. View a street location map.

Rail train movements are scheduled for the weekends of December 13, 14, 20 and 21, 2008. Crews are scheduled to move rail from the Villa Creek area. Current plans include closure of Denton Drive north of Villa Creek to Farmers Branch Lane to accommodate rail work and allow utility installation on Denton Drive. The rail train moves at approximately 5 MPH. Various cross streets will be flagged to a stop to allow the rail train to pass. View a street location map.

Valley View Lane is reduced to one lane between Denton Dr. and Rossford St. View a street location map.

Squire Place at Denton Drive is closed until further notice. View a street location map.

McClintock is closed between Squire Place and Fruitland for utility work until further notice. View a street location map.

Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor
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Carrollton Community construction information


Carrollton Community:

Construction for DART's exciting Green Line Expansion Program into Northwest Dallas, Farmers Branch and Carrollton, is under way and will continue until the new passenger service begins in December 2010. Construction in this area will necessitate occasional traffic shifts and detours as some of the local streets and infrastructure are improved.

Through approximately the end of January, median and paving work is being done on Valwood Parkway. View a street location map.

 Beginning Wednesday, December 3, southbound and northbound Broadway will be closed from Crosby to Randolph for bridge construction for approximately four months. Access for local traffic will be maintained. View a street location map.

Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Northwest Corridor
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Deep Ellum Community construction information


Deep Ellum Community:

Gaston Ave. at Good Latimer is reduced to one lane in each direction. View a street location map.

  Malcolm X Blvd. between Junius and Indiana may be periodically reduced to one lane in each direction until further notice. View a street location map.

Through approximately December 22, the eastbound right lane on Main St. at the rail guideway will be closed. View a street location map.

Detail of Green Line Southeast Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Southeast Corridor
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Fair Park Community construction information


Fair Park Community:

Two left lanes are closed eastbound Haskell to Parry. View a street location map.

Through approximately December 22, the westbound right lane on Grand Ave. at the rail guideway will be closed. View a street location map.

  Trunk is closed between Pennsylvania Ave. and Hamilton Ave. until further notice. View a street location map.


Detail of Green Line Southeast Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Southeast Corridor
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Hatcher Community construction information


Hatcher Community:

There is a traffic switch on Scyene Road between Bertrand and Pine until further notice. Two-way traffic will be available via eastbound lanes while street work is done on westbound lanes. View a street location map.

  Eastbound traffic along Scyene Rd. between Second Ave. and Hatcher St. and westbound traffic along Scyene Rd. between Hatcher St. and Lawnview Ave. may have periodic lane reductions. View a street location map.

Traffic along Hatcher St. at Scyene Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction. There will be daily lane closures at the intersection of Scyene Road and Hatcher St. View a street location map.

Dixon Avenue near Scyene Road has one lane open in each direction. View a street location map.

  Left turn lane on Lawnview Avenue at Scyene Road is detoured. Motorists are encouraged to look for detour signage. View a street location map.

Westbound traffic along Scyene Road to Lawnview Avenue will be detoured to Elmira Street (right) to Greenmere Place (left) and back onto Scyene (right). View a street location map.

Detail of Green Line Southeast Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Southeast Corridor
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Lake June Community construction information


Lake June Community:

 There may be temporary lane reductions on Buckner Blvd. between Elam Rd. and US 175. View a street location map.

Detail of Green Line Southeast Corridor Map
Detail of Green Line Southeast Corridor
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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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