BUILDING CLOSURES

The following county buildings are closed today, Friday, July 8, 2016:

George L. Allen Sr. Civil Courts Bldg.
600 Commerce St.
Dallas,Texas 75202

Old Red Museum
100 S. Houston St.
Dallas,Texas 75202

Dallas County Administration Bldg.
411 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75202

Dallas County Records Building
509 Main St.
Dallas, Texas 75202

Further information regarding closures will be released by the City of Dallas.  If you don’t absolutely have to be in the western half of downtown today, Friday, please help us by staying out of the area.

Clay Jenkins
Dallas County Judge

City of Dallas Approves Downtown Lane Closures on Monday, November 2 for Film Production

Tomorrow, November 2, (9:30am – 4:00pm) there will be a film production operating in Dealey Plaza.  The production is a film by Rob Reiner called “LBJ” starring Woody Harrelson.  The City of Dallas has approved road closures surrounding the area:  Elm Street at Market Street, Main Street at Market Street, and Houston at Elm Street.  Pedestrian traffic will be allowed to flow freely.  Click here for a map of the impacted streets.

For tomorrow, ALL employees and elected officials will be required to carry their county badges.  County facilities that will be impacted by the above mentioned lane closures, include:

Administration Building
−    Employees and the public will have vehicular access to the parking lot from Houston Street.
−    There will be “blank” ammunition fired in the Dealey Plaza area.  DPD will be onsite to monitor this work.

Records Building
−    The road closure on Elm Street will begin at Market Street.  At Market Street, one lane on Elm Street will be kept open to allow employees and the public access to the parking garage.  Record Street will remain open.  Past Record Street, all lanes will be blocked on Elm Street.
−    Main Street will be closed at Market Street and past Dealey Plaza.
−    Commerce Street will not be impacted.

The film production was scheduled to shoot on Sunday but work was cancelled due to inclement weather, hence, the late notice of the Monday road closures from the City of Dallas.  Click here for the notice.

Update: Downtown Lane Closures on October 13 & 14 for Film Production

Tomorrow, October 13, & 14, 2015  (9:00am – 4:00pm) there will be a film production operating on Jackson Street (behind George Allen Sr. Courthouse).   The production is a television series by TVM Productions, called “Queen of the South.”  The City of Dallas has approved road closures surrounding the area: Jackson Street (500-800 block), Wood (500-800 block), Record (200-300 block) and Market (200-300 block) will all be impacted.  Pedestrian traffic will be allowed to flow freely.

County staff is coordinating with the Dallas Police Department (DPD), Dallas Film Office, and DART.  The county facility that will be directly impacted by the above mentioned lane closures is the George Allen Sr. Courthouse. During these two days of filming, all employees and elected officials will be required to carry their county badges.

TVM Productions sent out a notification letter to all businesses that will be impacted (please see the attached information).  Also, fliers, signage and local news agencies will be utilized as communication tools.   Click here for more info