Expect Closures and Delays on the Dallas North Tollway This Weekend as Crews Place Beams for New Bridge

For the next two weekends, traveling on the Dallas North Tollway won't be a breeze.Partial closures begin at 9 p.m. Friday. All northbound lanes from Spring Creek Parkway to Headquarters Drive and all southbound lanes from Gaylord Parkway to Spring Creek Parkway will be completely shut down after 11 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. The Tennyson Parkway bridge, located just south of the Sam Rayburn Tollway, has been demolished and is being reconstructed in phases. This weekend, crews will be placing beams for the new bridge. Each beam weighs 65,000 pounds.Drivers will have to get creative and find alternate routes. By mid-2018, they will be rewarded for their patience with the addition of a fourth lane in both directions of the Dallas North Tollway.   Continue reading...

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