Union Pacific Rail Renewal Closure Times Announced for Friday

If your morning commute includes Cooper Street in central Arlington, make other plans for Friday.

The UPRR advises the rail crossing at Cooper St. will close Friday morning at  6:30 a.m. Drivers will need to make plans for an alternate route and expect delays. The Center Street rail crossing is scheduled to close at 9 a.m. followed by the expected closure of Mesquite at noon. These closures are in addition to Davis Street which will remain closed through the MLK holiday weekend.

Collins Street and Stadium Drive will close on Saturday. 

Crossing    Closure Dates*
PVT Road (Howell Farm)   January 16-20 (Wed.-Sun)
Bowen Road   OPEN
Davis Drive   January 17-21 (Thurs.-Mon.)**
Cooper Street   January 18-22 (Fri.-Tues.)
N. Center Street   January 18-22 (Fri.-Tues.)
Mesquite Street   January 18-22 (Fri.-Tues.)
Collins Street   January 19-23 (Sat.-Wed.)
Stadium Drive East   January 19-23 (Sat.-Wed.)
Great Southwest Parkway   January 21-February 3

* Dates are subject to change

Avoiding gridlock is also easier now with the Interactive Webcam Map developed by the City of Arlington. Drivers can view 27 traffic webcams available only at MyArlingtonTx.com. The interactive map also features a daily status of the railroad crossing closures in Arlington.

Follow the City of Arlington on Twitter @CityOfArlington  #TrackRenewal or call the Union Pacific hotline at 877-243-1350 for updates. You can also sign up for email updates at MyArlingtonTx.com or visit www.MyArlingtonTx.com/UP.