East Expansion of Bush Tollway Opens

New corridor runs east from Garland to Sachse and Rowlett

Thursday, Dec 22, 2011  |  Updated 9:33 AM CDT
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East Expansion of Bush Tollway Opens

NBCDFW.com

The turnpike now extends 10 miles further to the east out of Garland.

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A tollway extension in the Dallas area has opened as a new east-side link to Interstate 30.

The North Texas Tollway Authority late Wednesday opened the President George Bush Turnpike eastern extension from northwest Garland.

Construction on the $958 million project began in the summer of 2008.

NTTA says the nearly 10-mile eastern extension is part of the outer loop around Dallas and its suburbs. The corridor runs through Garland, Sachse and Rowlett.

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