University Drive Phase 1

  • Project typeStreet & Transportation Improvements
  • Project value$5,730,000
Street & Transportation Improvements

University Drive will become a 6-lane road divided by a raised median.

Improvements to the flow of traffic and safety along the corridor include:

  • Construct curbed median
  • Install traffic signal at Collinsworth 
  • Enhance cross walks
  • Improve street lighting
  • Improve bus stops
  • Add parking and bike lanes on Old University
  • Major attraction way finding signage

This project is in Council Districts 3 and 9.

Visit the University Drive Phase 2 page for additional information on University Drive improvements.

December 2023 Project Update

  • Construction is underway and is expected to be complete in the Spring 2025.
  • All six lanes will remain open during special events (Fort Worth Zoo Spring Break, Fort Worth Zoo Run, Mayfest, Colonial Golf Tournament, TCU Home Football Games, Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo).
  • During normal construction operations, it is anticipated that one lane in each direction will be closed. Traffic delays should be expected.
  • All work is expected to take place within the City's right of way. No work is expected to occur on private property.
  • The contractor will coordinate with affected businesses and homeowners during construction in an effort to minimize impact.
  • For help or information, please contact the project manager, Bereket Birhane at 817-392-7862


Text "HELLO" to 844-960-3326 or scan the QR Code to sign up for University Drive text message updates. 



University Drive Concept Plan

Project meetings

Project news

  • There is no project news available at this time.




1500 S. University Drive, Fort Worth 76107  View Map

Google Map