Detour: More Construction Headed East on LBJ

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Just when you thought traffic couldn’t get any worse on 635- look what’s ahead!

Yes, the familiar destination cone zone; estimated arrival — 2016

“It’s going to make traffic horrible, but it’s what it is,” driver Greg Bigelow said.

“I travel that a lot and I think it’s going to be a big improvement,” David Brady said.

“I’m very happy with what’s happening, and it’s been fairly easy most of the time I’ve traveled so far:”

On Monday, Texas Department of Transportation rolled out its plan to extend the never ending LBJ project farther east.

That means back-ups and brake-taps will soon start from Central Expressway to Interstate 30. That’s about 10-miles of construction congestion.

We know, it’s just what you wanted to hear!

“I don’t think it’s necessary,” Pam Byers said. “I travel these roads everyday.”

With the construction comes Express HOV lanes – free for multi-passengers; small fee for all you single drivers.

So, buckle-up North Texas, it’s going to be a bumpy road! But, one that will eventually bring five lanes and a Texpress way through our area.