Traffic Alert: Posey Road, I-35 Weekly Closures & Detours

Traffic Alert: Posey Road, I-35 Weekly Closures & Detours

TxDOT knows you’ve got to get where you need to go.

While construction is tough on everyone, TxDOT is trying to do
everything they can to minimize disruptions.

35 CORRIDOR MOBILITY CAPITAL AREA

Closures, Detours, Traffic Alerts

for Week of August 17 – 23

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I-35 AT POSEY ROAD

PROJECT OVERVIEW | This project will construct a new overpass on I-35 over Posey Road, add two new U-turns in each direction at Posey Road, perform ramp reversals and convert two-way frontage roads to one-way.

Currently, the I-35 mainlanes go under Posey Road. The new configuration will have the I-35 mainlanes going over Posey Road.

THIS WEEK’S PROJECT TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Closures are weather permitting

 

  • Northbound I-35 exit ramps at Posey Road (#199) and Centerpoint Road (#200) are closed. The southbound I-35 entrance ramp south of Posey Road is also closed. | Until further notice

 

  • Posey Road closed at I-35. | Until further notice

Read more on construction phasing and additional project details HERE.

 

I-35 FROM STASSNEY LANE TO WILLIAM CANNON DRIVE

PROJECT OVERVIEW | The project will reconstruct the bridge structures at Stassney Lane and William Cannon Drive, as well as the frontage road bridge over Williamson Creek.

New U-turn bridges will be added in both directions at Stassney Lane and William Cannon Drive, and the I-35 mainlanes will be widened to incorporate shoulders and extended entrance/exit lanes to allow for better merging.

Bicycle and pedestrian enhancements are also being made, and new safety lighting is being installed.

THIS WEEK’S PROJECT TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Closures are weather permitting

  • Southbound I-35 right lane closed nightly at William Cannon Drive. | Sunday, Aug. 18 through Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 10 PM until 6 AM

 

  • Northbound I-35 right lane closed nightly from Boggy Creek Drive to William Cannon Drive. | Monday, Aug. 19 through Thursday, Aug. 22 from 9 PM until 5 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road right lane closed daily at Little Texas Lane. | Monday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 PM until 3 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road reduced to one lane at Stassney Lane. | Thursday, Aug. 22 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 8 PM until 5 AM

 

  • North and southboundI-35 frontage road closures at Stassney Lane. | Thursday, Aug. 22 from 8 PM until 12 PM

 

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road reduced to one lane at Stassney Lane. | Thursday, Aug. 22 from 8 PM until 5 AM

 

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road right lane closed from William Cannon Drive to Nelms Drive. | Friday, Aug. 23 through Saturday, Aug. 24 from 8 PM until 10 AM

 

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road right lane closed nightly at Boggy Creek Drive. | Friday, Aug. 23 through Saturday, Aug. 24 from 8 PM until 10 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road right lane closed nightly from Battle Bend to Williamson Creek. | Friday, Aug. 23 through Saturday, Aug. 24 from 8 PM until 10 AM

 

  • North and southbound Stassney Lane closed nightly at the I-35 frontage road. | Friday, Aug. 23 through Saturday, Aug. 24 from 8 PM until 10 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 closed nightly from SH 71 to Stassney Lane. | Friday, Aug. 23 through Saturday, Aug. 24 from 11 PM until 9 AM

 

  • Northbound I-35 closed nightly from Stassney Lane to St. Elmo Road. | Friday, Aug. 23 through Saturday, Aug. 24 from 11 PM until 9 AM

 

  • Northbound I-35 closed nightly at SH 71. | Friday, Aug. 23 through Saturday, Aug. 24 from 11 PM until 9 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road reduced to one lane from William Cannon Drive to Foremost Drive. | Through late summer 2019

 

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road reduced to one lane from William Cannon Drive to Stassney Lane. | Through late summer 2019

Read more on construction phasing and additional project details HERE.

I-35 AT OLTORF ST.

PROJECT OVERVIEW | Improvements include the reconstruction of the Oltorf Street bridge, improving entrance/exit ramps and frontage roads.

Additionally, construction of new extended entrance/exit lanes for mainlanes and ramps, and adding U-turns in both directions at Oltorf Street.

Bicycle and pedestrian enhancements will also be made along the I-35 frontage roads in each direction within the project limits.

THIS WEEK’S PROJECT TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Closures are weather permitting

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road closures from Woodward Street to Oltorf Street and the Oltorf Street exit ramp (#232) will also be closed. | Sunday, Aug. 18 from 8 PM until 3 AM

 

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road left lane closed at Oltorf Street. | Monday, Aug. 19 from 9 PM until 5 AM

 

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road left lane closed daily from SH 71 to Woodward Street. | Tuesday, Aug. 20 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 AM until 3 PM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road right lane closed daily from Woodland Avenue to Woodward Street. | Sunday, Aug. 18 through Monday, Aug. 19 from 9 AM until 5 PM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road right lane closed daily from Woodland Avenue to Oltorf Street. | Monday, Aug. 19 through Thursday, Aug. 22 from 9 AM until 3 PM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road left lane closed from Woodland Avenue to Woodward Street. | Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 9 AM until 5 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road left lane closed nightly from Woodland Avenue to Woodward Street. | Tuesday, Aug. 20 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 PM until 5 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road left lane closed from Oltorf Street to Woodward Street. | Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 9 PM until 5 AM

 

  • North and southbound Oltorf Street left lane closed at the I-35 frontage road. | Thursday, Aug. 22 from 9 PM until 5 AM

Read more on construction phasing and additional project details HERE.

I-35 FROM RUNDBERG LN. TO US 290 EAST

PROJECT OVERVIEW | This project includes main-lanes and frontage road reconstruction and the addition of three new flyovers at US 183.

The project also includes reconstruction of the St. Johns Avenue Bridge, the addition of frontage road U-turns on both sides, intersection bypass lanes under St. Johns Avenue in both directions, extended entrance/exit lanes, and ramp and shoulder improvements.

THIS WEEK’S PROJECT TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Closures are weather permitting

  • Northbound I-35 closures nightly from US 290 East to Rutherford Lane. The Rutherford Lane exit (#241) will also be closed. | Sunday, Aug. 18 through Friday Aug. 23 from 10 PM until 5 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 left lane closed nightly from Barwood Park to US 183. | Sunday, Aug. 18 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 10 PM until 5 AM

 

  • North and southbound I-35 frontage road closures nightly at St. Johns Avenue. | Sunday, Aug. 18 through Friday Aug. 23 from 9 PM until 5 AM

 

  • North and southbound I-35 frontage road left lane closed daily at St. Johns Avenue. | Monday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 AM until 3 PM

 

  • Southbound I-35 frontage road right lane closed daily from Huntland Drive to US 290 East. | Monday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 AM until 3 PM

 

  • Southbound US 183 frontage road left lane closed nightly from I-35 to Carver Avenue. | Sunday, Aug. 18 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 PM until 5 AM

 

  • North and southbound US 183 left lane closed nightly at I-35. | Sunday, Aug. 18 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 PM until 5 AM

 

  • St. Johns Avenue bridge closed at I-35. | Through late summer 2019

 

  • Powell Lane closed at I-35. | Until further notice

Read more on construction phasing and additional project details HERE.

I-35 FROM 1431 TO FM 3406

PROJECT OVERVIEW | The intersection of FM 3406 and the I-35 frontage roads are being improved, and the FM 3406 bridge over I-35 is being reconstructed.

The FM 3406 (Old Settlers Blvd) bridge will close to eastbound traffic. Westbound traffic will detour to the newly constructed U-turn Bridge.

THIS WEEK’S PROJECT TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Closures are weather permitting

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road reduced to one lane from FM 3406 (Old Settlers Boulevard) to RM 1431 (University Boulevard). | Through late 2020

Read more on construction phasing and additional project details HERE.

I-35 FROM US 79 TO SH 45 NORTH

PROJECT ACTIVITY | New braided ramps (where one ramp crosses over the other) are being constructed along the northbound I-35 mainlanes between Hesters Crossing and RM 620 to eliminate merging conflicts.

THIS WEEK’S PROJECT TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Closures are weather permitting

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road closures from Hesters Crossing Road to RM 620. | Monday, Aug. 19 from 9 AM until 4 PM

 

  • Northbound I-35 frontage road closures nightly from Hesters Crossing Road to RM 620. | Wednesday, Aug. 21 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 8 PM until 5 AM

Read more on construction phasing and additional project details HERE.

I-35 AT PARMER LANE

PROJECT OVERVIEW | Reduced congestion, improved mobility at Parmer Lane and Lamar Boulevard, operational efficiency, more reliable travel times, lower fuel consumption. The start date is summer 2019 and is schedule to be completed summer of 2021. The construction costs are estimated to be  $24.6 million.

THIS WEEK’S PROJECT TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Closures are weather permitting

 

  • Northbound I-35 left lane closed nightly from Braker Lane to Parmer Lane. | Monday, Aug. 19 through Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 9 PM until 5 AM

 

Read more on construction phasing and additional project details HERE.

I-35 CORRIDOR MAINTENANCE CLOSURES & DETOURS

PROJECT OVERVIEW | These lane closures are associated with ongoing maintenance activities throughout the corridor.

THIS WEEK’S PROJECT TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Closures are weather permitting

  • Southbound I-35 reduced to one lane for paving from Bell County to CR 143. | Friday, Aug. 16 from 9 PM until 8 AM & Sunday, Aug. 18 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 8 PM until 6 AM

 

  • Southbound I-35 reduced to one lane nightly for paving from Cabela’s Drive to Robert S. Light Boulevard. | Sunday, Aug. 18 through Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 PM until 5 AM

Read more on construction phasing and additional project details HERE.

 

St. Johns Avenue Bridge Long-Term Closure

Crews have closed the St. Johns Avenue bridge over the I-35 mainlanes. All traffic on St. Johns Avenue will turn right onto the I-35 frontage roads and utilize the non-signalized U-turns at US 183 or US 290 East to access St. Johns Avenue on the other side of I-35.

Bicyclists and pedestrians will still be able to safely cross I-35 at St. Johns Avenue on a temporary walkway restricted to non-vehicular traffic. The reconstructed bridge is expected to reopen late summer 2019, weather permitting.

 

 


My I35 Traffic Alerts are provided by Central Texas Regional Mobile Authority (CTRMA) & TxDOT.


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