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I-35E Phase 2: Dallas County from I-635 to Denton County Line

Project ID (CSJ)

  • 0196-03-274

Overview

The I-35E Phase 2: Dallas County from I-635 to Denton County Line project will consist of the full reconstruction and widening of I-35E within the project limits. This is a Texas Clear Lanes project. Texas Clear Lanes is a statewide strategic plan to provide congestion relief through non-tolled roads and is focused on the five largest metro areas in Texas.

Need

Increased traffic along the I-35E corridor coupled with regional population growth in Texas has created travel demand that exceeds its current capacity. The existing I-35E facility is an essential element of the local and regional transportation system.

Purpose

The purpose of the 6.39-mile project is to meet local and regional travel demands by increasing capacity; upgrading the transportation infrastructure to meet current FHWA and TxDOT design standards for interstates, bridges, and frontage roads; thereby improving the safety of travelers along I-35E.

Project Description

  • The general-purpose lanes will be widened from six to eight lanes
  • Continuous frontage roads will be constructed
  • Improvements at numerous intersections within the project limits
  • Reconstruct the two existing "grandfathered" toll managed lanes

Funding

  • Texas Clear Lanes funding contribution: $230 million
  • Estimated construction cost: $491.7 million

Schedule

  • Estimated construction start: Late 2021
  • Estimated construction completion: 2026

Downloads

Project Vicinity Map

I-35E from I-635 to Denton County line map

CONTACT

Public Information Officer
(214) 320-4480
Email

TxDOT Dallas District
4777 E. Highway 80
Mesquite, TX 75150

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