Chisholm Trail Parkway Construction and Outreach Continues
More than 140 business owners, commuters and residents came out Feb. 7 to learn about Chisholm Trail Parkway construction in southern Fort Worth at two outreach meetings, one geared toward area businesses and one for the general public. The meetings provided an update on the project and the anticipated construction schedule. Project partners, the Texas Department of Transportation and the City of Fort Worth were also on hand to discuss their Chisholm Trail Parkway-related construction projects.
During the business owner outreach meeting, a third Business Information Group (BIG) was formed. The south Fort Worth BIG joins the Hulen Street and Interstate 30/downtown Fort Worth area BIGs. These groups were developed to keep business owners and managers connected to the project. If you would like to join a BIG in your area, please call 817-916-5105 or email ChisholmTrail@ntta.org.
Motorists driving along the northern end of the project will see the westbound I-30 mainlanes and shoulders narrow as crews continue work on the Chisholm Trail Parkway. In addition, crews working near the Hulen Street bridge opened an additional right lane of traffic near the intersection of Hulen Street and Vickery Boulevard. The lane was added as the NTTA and the City of Fort Worth worked together to develop a solution to alleviate traffic congestion along Hulen Street.
On the southern end of the Chisholm Trail Parkway project in Fort Worth, a new detour directs motorists around construction activities in the area. Traffic on Oakmont Boulevard between Harris Parkway and Oakmont Trail has been shifted south of Oakmont Boulevard and reduced to one lane in each direction. This detour is expected to be in place through mid-November.
Once completed, the 27.6-mile Chisholm Trail Parkway will provide an alternative route from downtown Fort Worth south to Cleburne and will alleviate congestion on Hulen Street, Bryant Irvin Road and I-35W.