TxDOT Know Before You Go for the week of Feb. 5, 2023
Officials from the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) released information on various lane closures and updates due to ongoing projects:
Potter County Maintenance
On Monday, Feb. 6, the southbound lane of North Western Street will be closed at Cherry Avenue for pavement repairs. Work will continue in the northbound lane at that same location on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
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On Monday, Feb. 6, the left and center lanes of I-40 eastbound will be closed at the downtown interchange for concrete pavement repair following the morning commute. Work is expected to be finished by the lunch hour.On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the left and center lanes of I-40 westbound will be closed at the downtown interchange for concrete repair following the morning commute. Work is expected to be finished by the lunch hour.
State Loop 335
On Monday, Feb. 6, drivers on BI-40 westbound will be detoured south at Soncy Road to the I-40 frontage road to go west on Helium Road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for placement of concrete pavement.On Thursday, Feb. 9, the drivers using the right eastbound lane of BI-40 will be detoured south on Helium Road to the I-40 frontage road to the west to Soncy Road to go north. This detour will be in place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bridge replacement project begins Monday in Sherman County
DUMAS — On Friday, Feb. 3, contractor crews began setting up traffic control for a bridge replacement project that begins Monday, Feb. 6 on FM 119 in Sherman County at Coldwater Creek. Crews will start building the haul road the first part of the week and bridge demolition will begin towards the end of the week.
Drivers will be detoured to the north to State Highway (SH) 15 to US 287 and to the south to FM 1573 to US 287.
J. Lee Milligan is the contractor on this project which scheduled for completion in late May/early June of this year.
Roadway work zones can be hazardous, both for workers and motorists who drive through the complex array of signs, barrels and lane changes. Motorists are reminded to always be attentive, drive with caution, and always follow posted work zone speed limits.
Please drive with caution and reduce speed through all work zones. All projects are subject to change due to weather, emergency work and other unexpected events. For the most up-to-date road conditions, visit www.drivetexas.org.
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This article originally appeared on Amarillo Globe-News: TxDOT Know Before You Go for the week of Feb. 5, 2023