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Posted on: February 7, 2024

February 2024

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree Road WhatFour lane divided concrete thoroughfare reconstruction project which will move westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wal...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

I-635 at Galloway construction

map of I-635 area and driving detours

This just in from TxDOT as of 3 p.m. on Jan. 5 -- RESCHEDULED: The closures below will be rescheduled for a later date. A new traffic alert will be issued with a new schedule.

Original post on Jan. 3: I-635 will be closed at Galloway with several detours i...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

January 2024

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree Road WhatFour lane divided concrete thoroughfare reconstruction project which will move westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wal...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Barrier on I-635 at Military/Scyene to be replaced

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TxDOT is preparing to replace a cable barrier in the TxDOT IH 635 median from Military Parkway / Scyene Road south to Balch Springs with a concrete traffic barrier.  Webber Construction starts work in January 2024. Expect delays.

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

December 2023

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree Road What: Four lane divided concrete thoroughfare reconstruction project which will move westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall, and la...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

November 2023

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree Road WhatFour lane divided concrete thoroughfare reconstruction project which will move westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall, and lan...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Skyline Drive Traffic Alert

Traffic on Skyline Drive between Town East Blvd. and Peachtree Rd. will be switched to the new eastbound lanes late Thursday or early Friday. The thoroughfare is being reconstructed to ultimately create a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall,...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

October 2023

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree Road WhatFour lane divided concrete thoroughfare reconstruction project which will move westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall, and lan...

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Posted on: September 6, 2023

September 2023

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree RoadWhat: Four lane divided concrete thoroughfare reconstruction project which will move westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall, and landscaping.W...

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

Lawson Road safety improvements completed

New guard rails visible as a vehicle drives by on Lawson Road

Construction is complete on safety improvements to Lawson Road, part of a larger plan to improve the roadway in the City of Mesquite’s southern sector.

The City was awarded a Highway Safety Improvement Program grant of $400,000 for improvements, adding thr...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

August 2023

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree RoadWhat: Four lane divided concrete thoroughfare reconstruction project which will move westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall, and lan...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Hermitage Drive closures during July and August

Hermitage Dr map

As of July 13, Hermitage Drive will be closed between Skyline Drive and Portsmouth Drive in various stages for approximately 30 days. This project is in conjunction with installing a storm sewer for the Skyline Drive project. The Portsmouth Drive intersec...

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

July 2023

LEE STREET / GRUBB DRIVE (Real. Texas. Roads. project*)What: Residential street improvements including concrete pavement replacement in certain areas, an asphalt overlay, and sidewalk repairs. Some grades (the measure of a road’s steepness) will ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Redesign of Lucas Boulevard to improve traffic and trail system

aerial view of F.P. Lucas Boulevard, outlining the construction zone

The Mesquite City Council approved a contract with Zachry Construction Corp. to reconstruct Faithon P. Lucas Sr., Boulevard.

The roadway will be realigned and reconstructed from the existing two-lane section to a four-lane divided section from McKenzie Roa...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

June 2023

KEARNEY STREET (Belt Line Road to SH 352) and PEACHTREE ROAD (Skyline Drive to Peachtree Road)What: Concrete pavement reconstruction of identified areas including isolated curb, median, and sidewalk repairs.When: Project is scheduled to bid in Ju...

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Posted on: May 3, 2023

May 2023

SKYLINE DRIVE – Town East Boulevard to Peachtree RoadWhat: Reconstruction of the entire four-lane thoroughfare.  Project will shift westbound lanes to the south creating a buffer area that includes a trail, screening wall, and landscapi...

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