Dallas Horseshoe

The new Dallas Horseshoe interchange substantially reduces traffic congestion – and travel time – for motorists entering or leaving the city’s downtown.


  • Dallas, Texas, USA

Project Status

  • Completed


  • 2018 Honor Award – ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards
  • 2018 Engineering Excellence Award gold medal for transportation and Eminent Conceptor – American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Texas
  • 2017 National Award of Merit in Transportation – The Design-Build Institute of America

Project Team

  • Pegasus Link Constructors (joint venture, Fluor Enterprises and Balfour Beatty)

The Dallas Horseshoe is providing significant traffic flow and safety improvements to motorists entering and leaving the city. The Houston Street Viaduct crosses the Horseshoe in the foreground. (c) Photo courtesy of Pegasus Link Constructors

Almost everybody that drives through Dallas uses this interchange, often several times a day. Those drivers now experience significantly faster travel times with less weaving and less congestion. The roadway is much safer for motorists.
Bob Brown WSP USA Principal-in-Charge
37 37
Lane Miles of Roadway
73 73
Retaining Walls
60 60
Average Daily Traffic Volume
465,000 465,000
Utility Relocations
150 150

Earning its name from its horseshoe design, the new interchange connects I-35E to the left and I-30 to the right with roadways that lead into downtown Dallas. (c) Photo courtesy of Pegasus Link Constructors


The Horseshoe not only relieves Dallas traffic congestion, but does so with infrastructure that is aesthetically pleasing and cost-effective. (c) Photo courtesy of Pegasus Link Constructors