PGBT Description

President George Bush Turnpike Widening Project

pgbt_logo02President George Bush Turnpike Widening Project Description

This PGBT Widening Project will include widening of the PGBT from north of Belt Line Road (Irving) to State Highway 78 to four lanes in each direction. PGBT between Interstate 30 and I-20 in Grand Prairie also will be widened to three lanes in each direction. All widening will take place within the center median.

The project will be built in phases, and construction is underway in some sections.

  • PGBT between U.S. 75 and the Dallas North Tollway and westbound between Renner Road and U.S. 75: Construction began in May 2015 and was opened to traffic in November 2016.
  • SH 78 to U.S. 75: Construction began in June 2017; anticipated completion, weather permitting: early 2019
  • DNT to I-35E: Construction anticipated to begin in July 2017; anticipated completion: late 2019
  • I-35E to north of Belt Line Road (Irving): Currently in design phase
  • SH 183 to I-30: Currently in planning phase

















Project Status
See our Corridor Progress Report for the latest information. – Fall 2017


Notice Affording an Opportunity for Public Hearing

The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) is proposing to widen the main lanes of the President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) between Belt Line Road in Irving and Interstate Highway (IH) 35E by adding one main lane in each direction within the existing median. Click here for a project location map. Requests for a public hearing must be submitted in writing and received or postmarked on or before November 28, 2017, to the NTTA Offices, P.O. Box 260729, Plano, Texas 75026, Attn: Ms. Angela Loston. Please contact Ms. Loston at 972-628-3134 to view project documentation.

Please see the legal notice below for more information.

Legal Notice


Frequently Asked Questions
Click here for “Frequently Asked Questions” about the PGBT Widening Project.


Progress in Pictures

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Photo Slideshow View photos of the PGBT Widening Project construction.


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