Fort Worth Drivers Face Construction Closures

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Construction crews will close several busy streets in Fort Worth to work on projects on two major bridges.

    Interstate 35 W southbound will be reduced to one lane near the old Weatherford Street bridge on Monday night starting at 8:30 p.m.

    A handful of other streets near the bridge, including the new Weatherford Street bridge and Belknap Street will be closed for the night as well. Non-highway road closures will begin around 6 p.m.

    Fort Worth Drivers Face Construction Closures

    [DFW] Fort Worth Drivers Face Construction Closures
    Construction crews will close several busy streets in Fort Worth to work on projects on two major bridges.

    Demolition of the old Weatherford Street bridge will occur during the shutdown.

    The project will reduce lanes in an already overcrowded freeway.

    The stretch of road to be closed topped a list compiled by the Texas Department of Transportation of the most congested roads in the state released last year.

    Fort Worth drivers will also see a big construction detour as Forest Park Boulevard will be closed in both directions starting Monday.

    That road is being closed as part of a construction project on another new bridge -- this one situated in the West 7th area.