Road Construction Barrels Controlling Traffic


Ramp closures, traffic lane switches and bridge work are expected to increase dramatically along the S.H. 183 corridor within the next few weeks. Those who live and work in the City of Irving, as well as visitors, are reminded they can obtain the latest construction news from the website’s Closures and Traffic Changes page

Notable S.H. 183 construction work includes:

  • The westbound S.H. 183 off-ramp to Grauwyler Road is closed through July 18.
  • Permanent closure of the eastbound S.H. 183 off-ramp to O’Connor Road, beginning July 7. Traffic now exits at the MacArthur Boulevard off-ramp.
  • Full closure of north- and southbound MacArthur Boulevard at S.H. 183 from 9 p.m. Friday, July 15 through 6 a.m., Monday, July 18 (full weekend closure). Motorists are advised to use O’Connor Road or Story Road as alternates.
  • The left (inside) lanes east- and westbound on S.H. 183 over MacArthur Boulevard will be closed 9 p.m. Friday, July 15 through 6 a.m., Monday, July 18 (full weekend closure).
The Midtown Express project encompasses road reconstruction on S.H. 114, S.H. 183 and Loop 12 – all major roads that affect Irving traffic. This $847 million project is scheduled to reach substantial completion in 2018.SouthGate Constructors, TxDOT’s contractor for the Midtown Express project, offers a free email notification service for emergency closures and traffic alerts, as well as a weekly notification of upcoming working at the website. In addition, motorists can stay up-to-date using the free Midtown Express app, available on the Apple and Google Play stores, as well as follow news on Twitter (@DriveMidtown) and Facebook.

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