US 75 will be closed from Renner Rd. to 15th St. for Plano Parkway bridge improvements starting 3 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 through 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13. Future closures are expected throughout the project.
- Highway: US 75 at President George Bush Turnpike
- Length: 1.3 miles
- Project Description: Eliminate the congestion that motorists encounter when transitioning between US 75 and the Bush
- Contractor: Zachry Construction Corp.
- Total Cost: $37 million
- Estimated completion: Early 2019
Work has started on a $37 million overhaul of the US 75 interchange at President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT).
The project, led by San Antonio-based Zachry Construction Corp., will reconfigure the ramps and merges at US
75 and the PGBT, one of DFW’s busiest interchanges. The work includes extending the railroad bridge just north
of PGBT, constructing new auxiliary lanes and rebuilding the Plano Parkway bridge spanning US 75.
Learn about Project Features
** PGBT = President George Bush Turnpike
Existing retaining walls along US 75 in the vicinity of Plano
Parkway will be pushed back, allowing for construction of
additional lanes to improve traffic flow between US 75 and PGBT.
Along northbound US 75, the additional lanes will allow for
the existing traffic pattern to be reconfigured so that vehicles
trying to exit onto 15th Street will not have to cross the path
of traffic entering US 75 from PGBT.
Northbound motorists on US 75 trying to get to 15th Street will
eventually have to use the Plano Parkway exit, farther south.
Eliminating the current exit and creating an entry-only onto
US 75 will ease traffic flow in that area, which now backs up
with thousands of motorists trying to safely enter US 75 from
PGBT, while at the same time, others try exiting US 75 to get
to 15th Street.
On the southbound side, the existing entrance ramp from
15th Street will be relocated farther north and a new braided
ramp will be constructed allowing traffic to enter and exit US
75 without having to merge with each other. With the braided
ramp, the southbound US 75 on-ramp from 15th Street will
weave under the southbound US 75 exit to Plano Parkway.