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Page last updated or reviewed: June 1, 2015 (create)
The first phase of the reconstruction and expansion of the SH 183 through Irving began in 2015. The first phase will expand the corridor to its ultimate width, rebuild the frontage roads, partially rebuild the main lanes and add managed lanes. Most of the photos below are obsolete as of 2016.
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At Amon Carter Blvd. This is the location of the former tunnel under the runway, which was demolished in 1984. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
Connection ramps at the DFW Airport south entrance. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
Approaching TX 161. The ramps on the south side of the interchange were nearing completion at the time of this photo. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
(Photo date: April 29, 2007)
(Photo date: April 29, 2007)
In Irving approaching Belt Line. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
At Belt Line. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
East of Belt Line, the freeway is built to low design standards with no interior shoulder and poor geometrics. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete Expansion of this section of SH 183 began in 2015.
The freeway is lined with lower-tier commercial establishments. Irving has become a low and lower-middle income area in recent years. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete Expansion of this section of SH 183 began in 2015.
(Photo date: April 29, 2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete Expansion of this section of SH 183 began in 2015. Properties on the left side of the freeway, including Taco Bell, Whataburger and the Holiday Motel, were cleared for the expansion.
At the Carl Road exit. Texas Stadium is visible on the left. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete Texas Stadium was demolished in 2010, and expansion of this section of SH 183 began in 2015.
Ths sign advises motorists of the split ahead. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete Expansion of this section of SH 183 began in 2015.
Texas Stadium is on the left. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete Texas Stadium was demolished in 2010. Expansion of this section of SH 183 began in 2015.
At Texas Stadium, the freeway has a tall chain link fence on the median barrier to prevent pedestrian crossing. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete Texas Stadium was demolished in 2010 and the chain link fence on the median barrier has been removed. Expansion of this section of SH 183 began in 2015.
The split at 482 is just ahead. (Photo date: April 29, 2007)
2015 Photo status: Obsolete Expansion of this section of SH 183 began in 2015.