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TxDOT to start tolling DFW Connector TEXpress lanes

The Texas Department of Transportation is expected to start collecting tolls July 7 on the DFW Connector TEXpress lanes that stretch four miles on SH 114 from just west of SH 26 to east of International Parkway. more »

Jul 5, 2014 1:04 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Tolling will be phased in on 4 miles of the DFW Connector beginning in May.

Photo by Jean Henric

21st-century technology manages rush-hour traffic

The free ride on the new toll lanes on the DFW Connector will end by the beginning of May, and motorists will get a taste of the future of commuting through the area. more »

Apr 16, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Managed toll lanes open on DFW Connector

No, it’s not an April Fool’s prank: the new managed toll lanes on the DFW Connector are open to traffic today. more »

Apr 1, 2014 1:54 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Weekend lane closures on DFW Connector following storm damage

A number of lanes on SH 114/121 will be closed over the weekend, according to NorthGate Constructors. more »

Feb 28, 2014 3:25 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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2014 Grapevine City Council

About the council, hot topics in 2013 more »

Jan 22, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake 2 Comments

The DFW Connector opens this month and tolling is expected to start in 2014. The view here is International Parkway toward DFW Airport from westbound Hwy. 114.

Photo by Judy Wiley

Daily drives to change as road projects end

New, managed toll roads, reconfigured free lanes or both will surround area cities over the next two years, starting this fall with completion of the DFW Connector. more »

Aug 15, 2013 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Photo by Judy Wiley

Rains delay DFW Connector date

The DFW Connector’s substantial completion date is now mid-September, about two months later than expected but still ahead of schedule. more »

Jun 19, 2013 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

DFW Connector completion delayed by two months

Rains have delayed the Grapevine road project. more »

May 31, 2013 11:33 AM DFW Metro 1 Comments

New road work approved for Grapevine

New highway projects worth $180 million would relieve bottlenecks by adding bridges to Grapevine Mills mall entrances from FM 2499 and lanes to Hwy. 121 north to Sam Rayburn Tollway, Grapevine and state officials said. more »

Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake 1 Comments

Watch for full highway closures on Connector

Several full highway closures are coming up on the DFW Connector project in Grapevine this week and over the weekend as Hwy. 114 lanes move onto new concrete. more »

Feb 19, 2013 3:22 PM DFW Metro

The eastbound Hwy. 114 flyover to southbound Hwy. 121, left, opens around Feb. 1.

NorthGate Constructors

Major piece of DFW Connector opens Saturday

One of the largest, most visible portions of the DFW Connector project opens Saturday morning, relieving some of the congestion on William D. Tate Avenue in Grapevine. more »

Feb 1, 2013 11:41 AM DFW Metro 2 Comments

Trucks are moving dirt at Carillon Southlake, the mixed-use development off Hwy. 114 in Southlake.

Photo by Judy Wiley

Cities see signs of growth as 2013 begins

A burst of new building and retail development proposals in area cities are good signs the economic recovery will continue to gain momentum in 2013, leaders said. more »

Jan 24, 2013 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

DFW Connector to finish a year early

With permanent work completed on several major thoroughfares in the DFW Connector project, motorists driving in and through the Grapevine area are starting to get some relief, as the project heads for completion this summer. more »

Dec 19, 2012 11:50 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

DFW CONNECTOR UPDATE: NorthGate anticipates opening of three major bridges by year’s end

Since construction for the 8.4-mile DFW Connector project kicked off in early 2010, drivers traveling along Hwys. 121 and 114 have endured a variety of navigation and congestion challenges. more »

Jul 20, 2012 12:00 AM , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Diane S.W. Lee

Contaminated soil delays DFW Connector work in downtown Grapevine

DFW Connector project work crews discovered contaminated soil in an area along South Main Street as they were installing waterlines. more »

Apr 20, 2012 12:00 AM DFW Metro

Sam Swan is the project manager for the DFW Connector project, which overhauls Hwy. 114 and Hwy. 121, as well as adjacent roadways north of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Texas Department of Transportation

White House honors DFW Connector project team leader

White House officials on Wednesday recognized Sam Swan, project manager of the DFW Connector project, as one of 11 "Champion of Change" leaders for work on innovation in transportation and infrastructure projects. more »

Feb 16, 2012 12:12 PM DFW Metro

Area leaders on Dec. 12 gathered on Main Street Bridge in Grapevine for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the DFW Connector project’s 50 percent completion.

Photo by Diane S.W. Lee

DFW Connector project reaches milestone mark

Area city, county, state and federal officials on Dec. 12 gathered on the freshly paved Main Street bridge in Grapevine to celebrate the project’s midway mark. more »

Jan 27, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

TxDOT, NorthGate hope to reopen half of Texan Trail bridge late next week

Officials with NorthGate Constructors are now warning that it will be at least a week before a portion of the Texan Trail bridge in Grapevine could reopen to traffic after being damaged Thursday. more »

Jan 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake