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March 31, 2008

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Downtown Dallas construction information


Downtown Dallas:

Live Oak Exit Closure
Effective Sunday, June 17, 2007

The Live Oak exit on southbound US 75 (Exit 284C) will be closed starting Sunday night, June 17 and remain closed until June 2009. The closure is part of DART's Green Line Rail construction around the Bryan/Hawkins intersection. Two bridges in the area are being removed and the road is being lowered to street level.

Motorists who typically take the Live Oak exit are advised to either exit at Lemmon or take the Ross exit and travel to Pearl St. View a street location map.

On the southbound service road, the onramp to southbound IH-45 near Bryan is closed until approximately May 1. Access to southbound IH-45 is available via a detour of Ross to Pearl to Woodall Rodgers. View a street location map.

To support construction around the Bryan/Hawkins intersection:
Routh St. is closed between San Jacinto and Bryan. View a street location map.
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.

 Pearl Station Construction
Construction to renovate Pearl Station will take place beginning Friday evening, March 7, at 8 p.m., when the station suspends passenger service for approximately one month.


Houston St. between Harry Hines to Victory Ave. is reduced to one lane southbound. View a street location map.

Market Center Community construction information


Market Center Community:

 Beginning Tuesday, March 11, there will be a traffic switch along northbound Harry Hines Blvd., between Oak Lawn Ave. and Knight St. Two-way traffic will be redirected to the northbound lanes and the southbound lanes will be closed for approximately four weeks. View a street location map.

Harry Hines Blvd. between Wycliff Ave. and Market Center Blvd. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction during DART Rail construction. View a street location map.

Lucas Drive between Harry Hines Blvd. and Production Drive has been reopened. Kendall Drive will be closed for waste water line installation and traffic will be rerouted to Production Drive. 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 enter in a new phase on or about July 2, 2007, which 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. Please see the area map in a new window.

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


Gilford Avenue, Anson Road, and Burbank Street: approximately four-six months
The above streets will be temporarily closed between Denton Drive and just west of Little Denton for reconstruction. This will include temporarily closing off access to these streets from Little Denton and Denton Drive. During the closures, traffic will be detoured along other streets to reach Denton Drive.


Wyman Street @ Denton Drive: approximately two-three months
Traffic on Wyman will be reduced to one lane in each direction just west of the railroad crossing; these lanes will shift as construction stages proceed.


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

• Lovedale Ave. at Denton Drive. Construction for DART's new Green Line will require the permanent closure of Lovedale Ave. at the railroad crossing, beginning on or about November 14. Access to Concord Ave. and to Obadiah Knight Elementary and Our Lady of Perpetual Help schools from Denton Drive will be available by using Empire Central Drive. (Please see the map in a new window.) Lovedale between Little Denton Drive and Concord will remain open to traffic.

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.

Denton Drive between Lombardy and Walnut Hill will be closed except for local traffic beginning on or about October 8. Motorists are encouraged to look for local road detour signage. View a street location map.

Notice of Street Closures south of Denton Drive and Walnut Hill Lane
Effective on or about July 2, 2007

Below is a list of the first streets that will be affected by construction in the Walnut Hill/Denton area starting on or about July 2, 2007. Please see the area map in a new window.

Century Drive
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.


Blystone Lane and Anode Lane: Approximately two-three months
Blystone and Anode Lanes at the railroad crossings will temporarily close to allow for reconstruction of the crossing. Traffic wishing to access Denton Drive from the east will need to detour via Monroe Drive and Reward or Congressman Lanes to Denton Drive.

Ladybird Lane Construction Advisory
Effective on or about July 23, 2007

Ladybird Lane at the railroad crossings will be temporarily closed for two-three months to allow for reconstruction of the crossing on or about July 23, 2007. Traffic wishing to access Denton Drive from the east will need to detour via Monroe Drive to Walnut Hill Lane or Congressman Lane to access Denton Drive. Please see the street map in a new window.

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:

As construction begins in Farmers Branch, Richland Avenue and Fruitland Avenue will close permanently at the railroad crossing adjacent to Denton Drive, on or around April 20, 2007. You may access Denton Drive from the east by taking Bee Street, then either Squire Place on the north or Havenhurst Street on the south. From Denton Drive, take either Havenhurst or Squire Place and Bee Street to reach Richland or Fruitland. (Please see map in a new window.)

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.

Ismaili Center Circle
Effective on or about July 9, 2007
Traffic along North Broadway Street at Ismaili Center Circle will be shifted to the west to allow for the addition of temporary pavement along the right side of northbound North Broadway Street. This work will be followed by subsequent traffic shifts at this location for reconstruction of North Broadway Street and Ismaili Center Circle, which will require a temporary closure of Ismaili Center Circle at a later date. Construction in this area is anticipated to continue until Spring 2008. Please see the area map in a new window.

Effective on or about September 18, 2007, middle traffic lanes will be reduced in both directions on Old Denton Road/Luna Road for approximately six weeks. 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 the Good Latimer Tunnel is reduced to one lane in each direction. View a street location map.

 Live Oak is reduced to one lane in each direction at Good Latimer. There will be a traffic switch for vehicles traveling northbound on Good Latimer Expressway between Florence and Live Oak streets. View a street location map.

Malcolm X Blvd. between Junius and Indiana is reduced to one lane in each direction until Summer 2008. 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.

First Ave. at Parry is open both directions eastbound. First Ave. east of Parry will normally flow as one way east (into Fair Park). View a street location map.

There is a traffic switch along northbound R.B. Cullum Blvd. and Parry Ave. from Grand Ave. to 1st Ave. View a street location map.

  Trunk Avenue, between Grand Ave. and Ash Lane, will be reduced to one lane northbound beginning Thursday, February 14th for approximately one month. View a street location map.

Trunk is closed between Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and Pennsylvania Ave. View a street location map.

Trunk is closed between Pennsylvania Ave. and Harmon St. View a street location map.

Trunk is open between Birmingham Ave. and Hamilton Ave. View a street location map.

J. B. Jackson, Jr. Blvd. is closed between Gunter Ave. and Elihu St. View a street location map.

Trunk is closed between Borich St. and Rutledge St. 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:

Two lanes will be closed near Scyene Road and 2nd Avenue going toward Fair Park. View a street location map.

Pine Street will be reopened and 2nd Avenue will be closed in both directions. View a street location map.

The following streets are permanently closed at Scyene:
Reed   (View a street location map)
Carpenter   (View a street location map)
Bertrand   (View a street location map)
York St.   (View a street location map)


  Both eastbound and westbound traffic along Scyene Road will be diverted and travel will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Hatcher St. and Lawnview Ave. 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.

Westbound traffic along Lawnview Avenue and Scyene Road will be detoured to Greenmere Place (left) to Elmira Street (right) and back onto Scyene. 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:

New  Beginning the week of March 10, traffic on Lake June Rd., between Dell Oak Dr. and the Hwy. 175 frontage road, will be diverted to the outside lanes for approximately four weeks. View a street location map.

Two northbound right lanes of Jim Miller between U.S. 175 Service Road and Rosemont Road will be closed for utility work. Traffic on U.S. 175 Service Road will not be affected. View a street location map.

Traffic on Elam Road between Hillburn Drive and Roland Avenue will be diverted to the outside lanes. 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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