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KRLD Traffic Blog: Week Of March 25, 2019

Chris Babler
March 25, 2019 - 1:25 pm
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DALLAS – All lanes of NB I-35E at Beckley Avenue will be closed for work nightly on the new Beckley Avenue bridge starting at 9 pm on Friday, 3/29 through 5 am on through Tuesday, 4/2. The times of the closures are as follows:

  • 9 p.m. Friday, March 29 through 8 a.m. Saturday, March 30
  • 9 p.m. Saturday, March 30 through 8 a.m. Sunday, March 31
  • 9 p.m. Monday, April 1 through 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 2

During these closures northbound I-35E traffic will take the Zang Blvd./Beckley Ave. exit and veer left toward Zang Boulevard, turn right onto the temporary frontage road, turn right onto the 12th Street bridge, turn left onto the northbound frontage road and merge onto I-35E using the entrance ramp from Beckley Avenue.

 

DALLAS - All EB & WB lanes of the Mountain Creek Lake Bridge will be closed continuously from 10 pm Friday, March 29, to 5 am Monday, April 1.

Detour for EB traffic: Motorists will turn right onto SE 14th Street and continue south to Interstate 20, where they will turn left. Motorists will continue on EB I-20 and exit to Mountain Creek Parkway and turn left. Motorists will continue north on Mountain Creek Parkway to Spur 303 and turn right.

Detour for WB traffic: Motorists will turn left onto Mountain Creek Parkway and continue south to I-20 and turn right. Motorists will continue on WB I-20 and exit to SE 14th Street and turn right. Motorists will continue north on SE 14th Street to Spur 303 and turn left.

 

NORTH DALLAS -  President George Bush Turnpike - Two EB left lanes between Trinity Mills Road and Midway Road will be closed nightly from 10 pm to 5 am Wednesday, 3/27 through the morning of Friday, 3/29.

 

DALLAS – All NB I-45 lanes will be closed at Lamar Street overnight on Wednesday, 3/27 from 10:30 pm to 6 am on Thursday, 3/28 to remove an existing overhead sign. Motorists will be detoured at Lamar Street onto the northbound frontage road and will be able to re-enter the freeway at Pennsylvania Avenue.

 

WAXAHACHIE –  All NB I-35E lanes will be closed overnight in Waxahachie on Wednesday, 3/27 and Thursday, 3/28 from 9 pm to 6 am each night for the implementation of a traffic switch.

During both nights of the overnight closures, motorists will detoured at Exit 404 (Lofland Road) and remain on the northbound frontage road, and re-enter the NB I-35E main lanes at the next entrance ramp. Expect delays.

 

ROCKWALL – Crews will be shifting the WB I-30 lanes at FM 3549 from their temporary positions to the proposed final configuration from 9 am to 3:30 pm on Friday, 3/29.  Westbound traffic will be limited to one lane during the traffic shift. Message boards will be positioned in advance.

 

FRISCO - The following NIGHTLY closures are needed for construction activities associated with the SRT Fourth Lane Project through the morning of 5/3.

All lanes of Hillcrest Road/Rasor Boulevard, including the U-turns, between north- and southbound SH 121 (the SRT frontage road) will be closed nightly from 9 pm to 5 am through the morning of May 3.

Northbound Hillcrest Road detour: Motorists will turn right onto SH 121 and make a U-turn at Coit Road. Motorists will then continue west to Hillcrest Road where they will turn right.

Southbound Rasor Boulevard detour: Motorists will turn right onto SH 121 and make a U-turn at Preston Road. Motorists will then continue east to Rasor Boulevard where they will turn right.

 

THE COLONY/LEWISVILLE – The following NIGHTLY closures are needed for construction activities associated with the SRT Fourth Lane Project, through Friday, 4/12. 

All lanes of Standridge Drive/Castle Hills Drive, including the U-turns, between north- and southbound SH 121 (the SRT frontage road) will be closed nightly from 9 pm to 5 am through the morning of Friday, April 12.

Northbound Standridge Drive detour: Motorists will turn right onto SH 121 and make a left at Josey Lane/Main Street. Motorists will then make another left onto SH 121 and continue south to Standridge Drive, where they will turn rigt.

Southbound Castle Hills Drive detour: Motorists will turn right onto SH 121 and continue south at the split to SH 121 Business. Drivers will then make a left on FM 2281/Old Denton Road. Motorists will make another left onto SH 121 and continue north to Castle Hills Drive, where they will turn right.

 

DALLAS – As part of the S.M. Wright project at US 175 and I-45, TxDOT has closed the NB I-45 exit to Pennsylvania Avenue/MLK Boulevard for approximately six to nine months in order to reconstruct the exit ramp to Pennsylvania Avenue.  Until Fall 2019, traffic exiting to Pennsylvania Avenue will be detoured to the Lamar Street exit and travel northbound on the frontage to access Pennsylvania Avenue. 

 

DALLAS – As a part of the S.M. Wright project on US 175, Bexar Street will be closed in both directions at the US 175 intersection for from 7 pm on Saturday, March 30 until 5 am on Monday, April 1.

 

GRAND PRAIRIE – The SB PGBT (BUSH TURNPIKE) ramp to EB I-20 will be closed overnight on Monday, 3/25 from 7 pm to 6 am. Please seek alternate routes and expect delays.