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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Work Continues on $1.7 Billion 635 East Project

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As part of the $1.7 billion 635 East project to widen and improve I-635 over the 11 miles between Central Expressway and Interstate 30, southbound Shiloh Road will be closed at I-635 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Sunday, April 18. 

Plano Road will be closed in both directions at I-635 from 7 p.m. Friday, April 16, to 8 a.m. Saturday, April 17. At those same times, the right lane of westbound I-635 will be closed at Plano Road.

LaPrada Drive will be closed in both directions at I-635 from 7 p.m. Saturday, April 17, to noon Sunday, April 18. Three right lanes of northbound I-635 will be closed at LaPrada from 8 p.m. Saturday, April 17, to noon Sunday, April 18.

The westbound I-635 exit to Centerville Road/Ferguson Road will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, to 5 a.m. Thursday, April 15, and from 8 p.m. Thursday, April 15, to 5 a.m. Friday, April 16.

The connectors from Central Expressway to eastbound I-635 will be closed from 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, and from 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, to 5 a.m. Thursday, April 15.

The rebuild of the I-635/I-30 interchange is a major component of the ongoing project. The connector ramp from southbound I-635 to westbound I-30 will be closed overnights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the morning of Saturday, April 17. The connector ramp from northbound I-635 to eastbound I-30 will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, April 16, to 5 a.m. Saturday, April 17. 

Near the interchange, the Northwest Drive entrance ramp to westbound I-30 and the eastbound I-30 exit to Northwest Drive have been closed permanently. The I-30 HOV lane is closed between Northwest Drive on the Garland side of I-635 and Jim Miller Road in Dallas. I-30 HOV lanes between Jim Miller Road and downtown Dallas remain open. 

The HOV/Express managed toll lanes on I-635 between Oates Drive and TI Boulevard also remain closed until the project is completed. The rebuilt tolled managed lanes will have shoulders and be separated from the main lanes by concrete barriers. 

Text “635 East” to 31996 to sign up to receive alerts on closures. All construction is subject to weather conditions. More information about the project can be found at 635east.com.

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