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DART Silver Line

​​​​​​Meetings and Announcements

​​Notice of Betterments/Sound Wall Mock-Up Viewing — November 20, 2020 - January 29, 2021

You are invited to participate in the DART Silver Line Betterments/Sound Wall mock-up viewing to see in person what the wall color and finish will look like in your neighborhood.​ The color and finish for each neighborhood were voted on by residents and will be available to view at several locations listed below. For more information, please view the flyer​ for this event or visit DART.org/SilverLine​.

Viewing Locations:

City of Coppell
Coppell Town Center 
255 Parkway Blvd. 
​Coppell, Texas 75019​

City of Carrollton
​Crosby Recreation Center
1610 E. Crosby Road
Carrollton, TX 75006​

​City of Dallas
​Campbell Green Recreation Center
16600 Park Hill Drive
Dallas, TX 75248​

​City of Plano
​Plano Municipal Center
1520 K Avenue 
Plano, TX 75074

​​City of Richardson
Richardson Civic Center
411 W Arapaho Road, Suite 102
Richardson, TX 75080​


Silver Line Construction Activity — ​June 2020 - December 2022

Archer Western Herzog (AWH), the design-build contractor for the DART Silver Line Regional Rail Project, will resume field construction activities throughout the Silver Line corridor in June 2020, with overall completion scheduled for December 2022. As specific activities are scheduled along the corridor, additional notifications will be issued to the communities affected.

Construction activity will be conducted within the DART right-of-way. There will be no access to private property, unless coordinated with the property owner(s) in advance. Construction activities will include the following:

  • Daily, temporary and long-term lane closures
  • Set-up for maintenance of traffic control devices
  • Construction surveys
  • Investigation of existing utilities
  • Placement of steel and High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) casing by open cut and horizontal directional drilling
  • Removal of soil or rock (excavation) for construction of manholes
  • Placement and compactin of layers of earth or rock to form a roadbed (embankment)
  • Installation of conduits and cables within the casing between manholes
  • Splicing, testing and cutover of cables
  • Track removal
  • Clearing sites of all vegetation prior to site work and building construction​

Construction will take place during the daytime hours of 7 am - 9 pm weekdays and 9 am - 7 pm weekends. This activity will involve heavy construction equipment, including but not limited to loaders, excavators, service vehicles, pickup trucks, small tools, rail saws, speed swings, construction dumpsters, and flat-bed trucks. Other equipment appropriate to the work required may be seen at the various sites. A list of equipment with images can be found at: awhcottonbelt.com/community/construction-equipment.​

Sign up for construction alerts via email or text at DART.org/SilverLine​. Look for the "Subscribe to" box on the page.


About the DART Silver Line Project​

​​​​​​​​The 26-mile Cotton Belt Corridor extends from DFW Airport to Shiloh Road in Plano. The DART Silver Line Project will follow this corridor and traverse seven cities, including Coppell. The Project’s primary purpose is to provide passenger rail connections and service that will improve mobility, accessibility and system linkages to major employment, population and activity centers in the northern part of the DART Service Area. The DART Silver Line Project would interface with three DART LRT lines: The Red Line in Richardson/Plano, the Green Line in Carrollton and the Orange Line at DFW Airport. Also at DFW Airport the project would connect to Fort Worth Transit Authority's TEX Rail Regional Rail Line to Fort Worth and the DFW Airport Skylink People Mover. The Silver Line will be in operation after completion in 2022 with 30-minute peak and 60-minute off-peak service.

Note:  The DART Silver Line Project was formerly referred to as the DART Cotton Belt Rail Line Project until June 2019 when the future service running on the corridor was named Silver Line.

Previous Meetings

The City of Coppell hosted two public meetings on March 1 and March 9, 2017 to provide an update on the planned DART Cotton Belt Rail Line Project. For more information about the background and development of the project, watch the March 9, 2017 meeting or view the March 9, 2017 presentation

​The City of Coppell is doing what we can to influence DART to the best interest of the Coppell citizenry​. ​This includes the adoption of a resolution on June 13, 2017 by the Mayor and City Council stating: 

"The City of Coppell fully supports DART Board redesign and realignment of the Cotton Belt Rail line throughout Coppell from Luna Road westward to Freeport Parkway, which would incorporate a Southern reconfiguration to provide a station in the Northlake/Cypress Water Campus subject to grade separation, quiet zones, sound walls and trail by rail segments along the entire route through Coppell."  ​

Read the entire resolution​.

Helpful Links

For the most up-to-date information  regarding the Silver Line Regional Rail Project, visit DART.org/SilverLine​.