The North Tarrant Express project features 10.1 miles of NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes flowing north and south on I-35W from downtown Fort Worth to north of US 287, in addition to13.3 miles of NTE TEXpress Lanes on I-820 (Northeast Loop) and SH-121/183 (Airport Freeway). In total, the North Tarrant Express project consists of 23.4 miles of TEXpress Lanes in Tarrant County, helping to significantly relieve congestion by nearly doubling the infrastructure capacity. The project will also improve safety and reliability, while providing for anticipated traffic growth in one of the country’s fastest-developing regions.
Construction along the NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes began in 2013 consisting of reconstructed interchanges, additional highway capacity and upgraded existing facilities to optimize operations. As of 2018, all 10.1 miles of NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes are now open.
NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes Project Overview
As of 2018, the North Tarrant Express project now also extends 10.1 miles of NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes along I-35W from downtown Fort Worth to north of US 287. This project was designed to improve the efficiency of the highway system by offering drivers a reliable choice during heavy congestion between the general highway lanes and two NTE TEXpress Lanes in each direction.
NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes Maps
Be sure to visit our maps page to get a birdseye view of the entire North Tarrant Express project, which encompasses NTE TEXpress Lanes on Northeast Loop 820, SH-121/183 Airport Freeway and NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes on I-35W from downtown Fort Worth to north of US 287.
Variable Pricing to Keep Traffic Flowing
The NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes use variable, congestion-management pricing to keep drivers moving at a minimum of 50mph at all times. Toll rates are higher during rush hours, and lower as the demand for TEXpress Lanes drop.
NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes on I-35W
The 10.1 miles of north and south NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes on I-35W connect to the east and west NTE TEXpress Lanes on NE Loop 820 and SH-121/183 Airport Freeway.
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View maps of the NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes corridor, including toll segments, entrance ramps and exit ramps to help you navigate the lanes.
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Plan your trip on the NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes with helpful routes and average historical rates.
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