Downtown Dallas Business Closures Friday - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Downtown Dallas Business Closures Friday

Dallas County buildings, El Centro College closed due to downtown police investigation



    Police Detail Friday's Dallas Closures

    Dallas Police Department spokesman Lt. Dale Barnard details closures in downtown Dallas Friday after shootings that left five police officers dead and several others injured. (Published Friday, July 8, 2016)

    Several downtown Dallas streets remain closed due to the police investigation following Thursday night's deadly shootings.

    The area from Record Street to Griffin Street; and Ross Avenue to Commerce Street will be restricted to law enforcement only Friday.

    The various street closures mean that the following county buildings are closed Friday:

    • George L. Allen Sr. Civil Courts Building
    • Old Red Museum
    • Dallas County Administration Building
    • Dallas County Records Building

    El Centro College is also closed Friday and classes there are canceled for the day.

    The opening of AT&T's downtown Dallas campus was delayed until 10 a.m. Employees who work downtown are asked to check with their supervisor about the possibility of working from home or a different AT&T location.

    DART will operate trains through downtown this morning, however, they will not serve West End Station. The TRE will operate to Union Station. DART buses that serve CBD West are being moved to CBD East. Those buses will board on Pacific between Pearl and Olive.

    Information on any other business closures has not yet been released. Mayor Mike Rawlings asked people who work downtown to check the city's website,, for updates.

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