FT. WORTH– The city of Ft. Worth recently opened a DPS Driver License Mega Center. The office, which will increase driver license capacity in the Metroplex area. The 82nd Legislature provided $63 million in funding to DPS to open six mega centers, hire 266 additional employees, and purchase equipment and technology to improve customer service and the efficiency of the state’s driver license system. DPS opened the first mega center in Pflugerville in October of 2012. Last month, DPS opened two additional offices in the Houston area – one in Spring and one in Rosenberg – and one in Garland near Dallas. Earlier this month, DPS opened the San Antonio-Leon Valley Mega Center.
“I’m proud to welcome the Department of Public Safety’s Mega Center to Fort Worth,” said State Sen. Wendy Davis. “The Driver’s License Mega Center will be a major asset to our community. In addition to the many jobs it will provide for our local economy, the center is an important step toward meeting the huge demand for driver’s license services for Tarrant County residents.” The Fort Worth area was in need of this new DPS Mega Center that can help accommodate our rapidly growing population,” said State Rep. Nicole Collier. “The increased number of Tarrant County residents served by the new facility of this size and magnitude will alleviate pressure throughout the area as drivers can more easily walk in and out with the help of full time staff and new technology.”
The Fort Worth Mega Center has 24,000 square feet with 22 customer service stations, and will be staffed by 44 full-time employees with the capacity to process more than 700 transactions daily.
The Fort Worth Driver License Mega Center is located at 8301 Brentwood Stair Road, Fort Worth, TX 76120. The office will be open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.