Chisholm Trail Parkway: Collaboration Is Key
Spring marks the beginning of 5K run and marathon season, as well as family friendly festivals and events. To minimize the impact of Chisholm Trail Parkway construction on these popular events, the NTTA has been working with organizers of Fort Worth's signature events, including the Cowtown Marathon, Mayfest and the Fort Worth Zoo.
In addition to working with these groups, the NTTA is continuing its outreach to businesses along the 28-mile corridor. Three Business Information Group (B.I.G.) meetings were held in late March. The groups are focused in three project areas: Interstate 30/Downtown Fort Worth, South Fort Worth and the Hulen Street bridge area. If you are interested in joining one or all of the B.I.G.s, please send a note to ChisholmTrail@ntta.org or call 817-916-5105.
Motorists that frequent the Hulen Street bridge received some relief! In March, crews working along the Hulen Street bridge opened an additional northbound lane of traffic north of the bridge. The lane was constructed earlier than anticipated to alleviate traffic along the bridge. The ramp carrying traffic from northbound Hulen Street to Vickery Boulevard is expected to open in April. In addition to the opening of the new ramp, crews began setting girders for the new Hulen Street bridge and the Chisholm Trail Parkway main lanes.
As work continues in south Fort Worth, crews permanently closed Stewart Feltz Road to through traffic between Old Granbury Road and West Cleburne (near the Panther Heights, Phase III subdivision) on March 8. Cul-de-sacs will be built where Stewart Feltz Road intersects with the Chisholm Trail Parkway right of way.
Motorists are encouraged to use one of the following local streets to access FM 1187:
- Old Granbury Road
- Sycamore School Road
- Crowley Road
Crews also installed a new detour along Oakmont Boulevard between Harris Parkway and Oakmont Trail. The detour is necessary as crews began construction of the Oakmont Boulevard bridge structure over Chisholm Trail Parkway.
For the latest construction updates, visit www.NTTA.org, where you can subscribe to the NTTA’s Chisholm Trail Parkway Update e-newsletter, view pictures of the project’s progress, and find lane closure details and detour maps. Lane closure information also is available by calling (817) 207-0184.
If you have questions about construction in Tarrant County, call the NTTA at 817-916-5105. For Johnson County questions, call 817-202-9384. Or, email us at ChisholmTrail@ntta.org.