(August 5, 2011) Both directions of the Dallas North Tollway will be closed between Headquarters Drive in Plano and Gaylord Parkway in Frisco Friday night and Saturday night, August 5 and 6. Another closure this weekend has the southwest-bound SH 121 frontage road closed between Parkwood Boulevard and Dallas Parkway all weekend, August 5-7. These road closures start at different times on Friday night, as explained below, but all roads will reopen by 5:00 a.m. Monday morning, August 8. NTTA has provided a map of these closures and the detour routes.
Both directions of the Dallas North Tollway will be closed the following times:
· Closing at 11:00 p.m. Friday night, August 5, and reopening at 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning, August 6
· Closing at 11:00 p.m. Saturday night, August 6, and reopening at 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning, August 7
During these closures, traffic on the Dallas North Tollway will be diverted onto the Dallas Parkway frontage roads. Northbound traffic will have to exit at Headquarters Drive and will be able to reenter the Tollway at Gaylord Parkway. Southbound traffic will have to exit at SH 121 and will be able to reenter the Tollway at Headquarters Drive.
The southwest-bound SH 121 frontage road will close at 9:00 p.m. Friday night, August 5, and reopen at 5:00 a.m. Monday morning, August 8. During this closure, southwest-bound traffic will be detoured either north or south on Parkwood Boulevard depending on their destination. Traffic wishing to continue southwest on SH 121 or the Sam Rayburn Tollway or to go north on Dallas Parkway or the Dallas North Tollway should go north on Parkwood Boulevard and then west on Gaylord Parkway and follow the detour signs. Traffic wishing to go south on Dallas Parkway or the Dallas North Tollway should go south on Parkwood Boulevard and then west on Headquaters Drive.
These road closures are part of NTTA’s interchange construction project. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction zone and to choose an alternate route in advance.