Construction of Grand Prairie Frontage Roads
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The frontage roads are State Highway 161. The Bush Turnpike main lanes on this section opened October 15, 2012.
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This is the southernmost section of 161 in south Grand Prarie. These photos show work underway on the section shown by the dashed red line. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
Piers for the frontage road connection at Interstate 20. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
Piers for the frontage road connection at Interstate 20. Note the relief sculpture on the sides of the piers. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
Piers for the frontage road connection at Interstate 20. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
This is about a mile north of Interstate 20 at Mayfield Road. This view looks south along the future southbound feeder. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
This view looks north along the future southbound feeder at Mayfield Road. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
This view looks south along the future northbound feeder at Mayfield Road. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
The next major crossing going north is Pioneer Parkway. This view looks south along the future southbound feeder at Pioneer Parkway. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
Same view as above, but zoomed in. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
This view looks south along the future northbound feeder at Pioneer Parkway. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
Same view as above, but zoomed in. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)
Looking north at Pioneer Parkway, showing embankment for the future main lanes. North of Pioneer Parkway a two-lane road already existed along the freeway alignment. A project to replace the two-lane road with frontage roads took place from 2006 to 2009. (Photo date: 21-May-2006)