Multiple 183 South Road Closures And Detours That Could Affect Your Weekly Commute

Multiple 183 South Road Closures And Detours That Could Affect Your Weekly Commute

Staff Report

Short and long term lane, road closures and detours that may impact drivers along US 183 and adjacent roadways in east Austin.

Below is an overview of the 183 South project’s lane, road, and ramp closures.Work continues along US 183, including bridge construction, roadway installation, sound wall work, utility work. All closures are weather permitting and subject to change.

Please visit www.183South.com for up to date lane closures on the US 183 corridor in advance.

Read the 2018 Annual Report & Financial Statement from Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA).

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CLOSURES ARE WEATHER PERMITTING

• US 183 Short & Long Term Closures & Detours •

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Short Term

 

LANE CLOSURE: US 183 Southbound right general purpose lane will be closed from US 290 to Manor/Springdale Road for intersection work —  (7 a.m to 5 p.m). Monday-Saturday (2/11-2/16)

LANE CLOSURE: US183 Southbound right general purpose lane will be closed from US 290 to Manor/Springdale Road for sound wall construction — Monday-Friday (2/11-2/15) from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m

LANE CLOSURE: US 183 northbound frontage road will be reduced by one lane from Purple Sage to US 290. for landscaping — Monday-Saturday (2/11-2/16) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LANE CLOSURE: Various single lanes will be closed in both directions at MLK Blvd. from Tannehill Lane to Regency Drive for intersection work — Monday-Saturday (2/11-2/16) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LANE CLOSURE: Various single lanes to be closed in both directions at MLK Blvd. from Tannehill Lane to Regency Drive — Monday-Saturday (2/11-2/16) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ROAD CLOSURE: Techni Center Drive west of 183 southbound will close temporarily for drainage work. Traffic will detour MLK Blvd — Monday-Tuesday (2/11-2/12) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

• SPECIAL LONG TERM CLOSURE ALERT •

Beginning as early as February 9, 2019,* the Springdale pedestrian bridge over US 183 will be closed for demolition and reconstruction of a new and improved bridge.

For a duration of approximately six months, pedestrians and cyclists will detour via the newly constructed shared use path, sidewalks, and signalized crosswalks at Manor Road and US 183.

To minimize impacts to traffic, bridge demolition will take place overnight. Crews are targeting the overnights of February 9-16* for demolition efforts.

Long Term

 

ROAD CLOSURE: The US 183 underpass at Bolm Road will CLOSE PERMANENTLY to eastbound and westbound cross traffic and the traffic signal will be removed. Bolm Road eastbound traffic will detour via the south to north U-turn at Levander Loop to access US 183 northbound. Bolm Road westbound traffic will detour via a new temporary north to south U-turn located just north of Bolm Road to access US 183 Southbound

ROAD CLOSURE: The Loyola Lane crossing at US 183 is closed through early 2019 for excavation. — Starting February 8, 2018 to April 5, 2019

ROAD CLOSURE: Smith Road, west of US 183, and Thurgood Avenue will be closed at the US 183 southbound mainlanes for base installation. Follow signed detours. — Continuously from Monday, April 16, 2018 at 9 AM to Monday, April 1, 2019 at 5 PM.

ROAD CLOSURE: Montopolis Drive is closed at US 183 for roadway base installation through early 2019. Follow signed detour. — Starting June 15, 2018 to April 1, 2019

CONTINUOUS ROAD CLOSURE: Eastgate will be closed at the US 183 southbound mainlanes for roadway base installation. Follow signed detour. Starting Thursday, June 15, 2018 at 6 AM until Monday, April 1, 2019 at 6 AM.

RAMP CLOSURE: SH 71 westbound exit ramp to US 183 southbound will be closed. Detour by exiting for the U-turn at E. Riverside Drive and heading eastbound on SH 71 to the US 183 southbound exit for bridge construction. — Beginning as early as Sunday, August 26, at 6 pm and lasting approximately 10-12 months

CONTINUOUS ROAD CLOSURE: US 183 southbound to US 183 northbound U-Turn will be closed at Levander Loop. Follow the signed detour for bridge construction. — Starting September 4, 2018 to August 31, 2019

ROAD CLOSURE: The signalized crossing of US 183 at 51st Street is permanently closed and the traffic signal has been removed. Drivers must utilize the U-turns at MLK and Manor/Springdale Road as an alternative to cross over US 183. — Starting October 11, 2018 to March 31, 2020

ROAD CLOSURE: The crossing of US 183 at Central Ave will permanently close. Drivers will instead use the U-turns at MLK and Bolm Road to reach the other side of US 183 for intersection work. — Starting October 15 2018 – October 1, 2020.

ROAD CLOSURE: The crossing of US 183 at Hudson Street will permanently close. Drivers will instead use the U-turns at MLK and Bolm Road to reach the other side of US 183 for intersection work. — Starting October 15, 2018 – October 1, 2020

ROAD CLOSURE: The TechniCenter Drive crossing at US 183 will be permanently closed for intersection work. — Starting October 15, 2018 – October 1, 2020

ROAD CLOSURE: The US 183 underpass at Bolm Road will CLOSE PERMANENTLY to eastbound and westbound cross traffic and the traffic signal will be removed. Bolm Road eastbound traffic will detour via the south to north U-turn at Levander Loop to access US 183 northbound. Bolm Road westbound traffic will detour via a new temporary north to south U-turn located just north of Bolm Road to access US 183 Southbound for roadway base installation. — Starting November 5, 2018 to March 31, 2020

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) is an independent government agency created in 2002 to improve the transportation system in Williamson and Travis counties.

According to their website, their mission is “to implement innovative, multi-modal transportation solutions that reduce congestion and create transportation choices that enhance quality of life and economic vitality.”
The Mobility Authority was created and operates under the Texas Transportation Code Chapter 370 and is authorized under state law to implement a wide range of transportation systems including roadways, airports, seaports and transit services.
The Mobility Authority is authorized to issue revenue bonds to fund projects and can utilize user fees and/or taxes to fund operations and repay bonds.


 

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