What's Up With All the Dallas-Fort Worth Freeways Shutdowns? - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

What's Up With All the Dallas-Fort Worth Freeways Shutdowns?

Interstate 30 in western Tarrant County got the mother of all detours

What's Up With All the Dallas-Fort Worth Freeways Shutdowns?

Full closures of main freeway lanes for most or all of a weekend are indeed becoming more frequent in North Texas. Four times in the last two months, the Texas Department of Transportation's local districts have taken all traffic off major freeways to tear down overpasses. (Published Monday, Aug. 6, 2018)

In response to the traffic bedlam caused by freeway reconstruction projects, Texas officials have increasingly turned to a dramatic solution: shut it down.

Full closures of main freeway lanes for most or all of a weekend are indeed becoming more frequent in North Texas. Four times in the last two months, the Texas Department of Transportation's local districts have taken all traffic off major freeways to tear down overpasses.

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