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Page last updated or reviewed: June 1, 2015
2015 status: The photos in North Dallas between I-35E Stemmons Freeway and US 75 Central Expressway are obsolete with construction of the LBJ Express expansion, which completed in 2015. The photos are retained to show the original LBJ Freeway.
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Sign on Preston at LBJ (Photo date: 18-Nov-2007)
LBJ Street sign in Farmers Branch, which is between I-35E and the Dallas North Tollway. (Photo date: 18-Nov-2007)
Signs at Preston on November 15, 2008. (Photo date: 15-Nov-2008)
Drilling rigs were visible at the far western end of I-635 in 2007. This rig is at the southeast corner of I-635 and TX 121, with I-635 to the left of this image. These wells apparently found much less natural gas than the drilling firm was hoping for. (Photo date: 10-Oct-2007)
High resolution The western section of I-635, from TX 121 to I-35E, is the most recently built section (completed 1979-1981) and has the best design standards. The corridor is so wide that it is difficult to photograph. This view looks west from Olympus. (Photo date: 24-March-2007)
High resolution This view looks west along the westbound frontage road just west of MacArthur. (Photo date: 24-March-2007)
High resolution Looking west from the MacArthur overpass. (Photo date: 24-March-2007)
High resolution This view shows the original freeway east of Web Chapel, looking west. This is the first section of LBJ Freeway to be built, opening in 1967. After completion of the LBJ Express project in 2015, there are now three tolled lanes in a partially covered trench in the middle of the freeway. (Photo date: 24-March-2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete The freeway was expanded and reconfigured by the LBJ Express project, completed in 2015.
High resolution This view shows the original freeway looking west from the Marsh Road overpass. (Photo date: 24-March-2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete The freeway was expanded and reconfigured by the LBJ Express project, completed in 2015.
High resolution This view shows the original freeway looking east from Welch, which is just west of the Dallas North Tollway just ahead. (Photo date: 18-Nov-2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete The freeway was expanded and reconfigured by the LBJ Express project, completed in 2015.
This view shows the original freeway looking east at Montfort. Valley View Mall is on the left. (Photo date: 19-May-2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete The freeway was expanded and reconfigured by the LBJ Express project, completed in 2015.
High resolution This view shows the original freeway looking east from the Preston Road overpass. The High Five interchange at US 75 is visible in the distance. (Photo date: 19-May-2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete The freeway was expanded and reconfigured by the LBJ Express project, completed in 2015.
Looking east from the Coit Road overpass. This is the High Five interchange at US 75. (Photo date: 19-May-2007)
Looking east along the eastbound frontage road at Coit. The frontage road penetrates through the interchange. I-635 is on the third level. (Photo date: 19-May-2007)
High resolution This is on the east side of the High Five, looking toward the west (Photo date: 20-Oct-2007)
High resolution Looking west from the Greenville Ave. overpass. The exit ramp to US 75 just ahead is the longest ramp in the interchange at 1.4 miles. At the time of the photo, construction on the HOV lane was in progress. (Photo date: 20-Oct-2007)
High resolution Looking southeast at Forest, showing the new HOV lanes which opened (US 75 to I-30) on January 28, 2008. (Photo date: 5-Apr-2008)
High resolution Looking northeast at Audelia with the center HOV lanes under construction. (Photo date: 20-Oct-2007)
Looking northwest at Miller, with the DART light rail crossing ahead. (Photo date: 20-Oct-2007)
High resolution Looking north at I-30. (Photo date: 20-Oct-2007)
High resolution Looking south at the US 80 interchange. This interchange is just about identical to the I-30 interchange. (Photo date: 29-Apr-2007)
High resolution Looking north from Gross Road toward the US 80 interchange ahead. (Photo date: 29-Apr-2007)
High resolution Looking north at New Market. (Photo date: 29-Apr-2007)
Looking south just north of Elam. The end of I-635 at I-20 is just ahead. (Photo date: 29-Apr-2007)