What US 183 Detours, Closure Are Happening This Week

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.

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

The Mobility Authority is overseen by a seven-member Board of Directors. The Governor appoints the Chairman, and the Travis and Williamson counties Commissioners Courts each appoint three members to serve on the Board.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CLOSURES ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

• US 183 Short & Long Term Closures & Detours •

 

**Beginning Saturday, July 13, all northbound US 183 traffic will shift onto a new bridge over the Colorado River to accommodate the demolition and reconstruction of the existing northbound bridge.

The work will require a long-term closure of the northbound exit to Airport Boulevard, 7th Street, 5th Street, and East Cesar Chavez Street.

Northbound US 183 drivers wishing to reach those roads will continue north on US 183 to a U-turn located near Bolm Road.

After taking the U-turn and entering southbound US 183, they will exit at Levander Loop to access Airport Boulevard and the other downtown routes. In addition to this detour, a number of other travel routes will be impacted. Please visit our website for details.**

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Short Term

LANE CLOSURE 7/15/19 to 7/28/19 ROADWAY STRIPING
183 U-turns at Manor/Springdale Rd. Monday-Sunday (7/15-7/28) 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, US 183 U-turn(s) at Manor/Springdale Road will be closed.

LANE CLOSURE 7/15/19 to 7/27/19 INTERSECTION WORK
Monday-Saturday (7/15-7/27) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., On US 183 there will be various closures in both directions at Manor/Springdale Road. Movement in all directions will be maintained.

LANE CLOSURE 7/15/19 to 7/28/19 SOUND WALL CONSTRUCTION
Monday-Friday
(7/15-7/17) from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., US 183 southbound general-purpose will be reduced to one lane between US 290 and Manor/Springdale Road.
Saturday-Sunday (7/20-7/21) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., US 183 southbound general-purpose will be reduced to one lane between US 290 and Manor/Springdale Road
Monday-Sunday (7/22-7/28) from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., US 183 southbound general-purpose will be reduced to one lane between US 290 to Manor Springdale Road.

RAMP CLOSURE 7/18/19 to 7/20/19 INTERSECTION WORK
Thursday-Friday (7/18-7/19) Continuous Closure until 6 p.m., US 183 southbound on-ramp closed at Manor/Springdale Road.

LANE CLOSURE 7/19/19 to 7/21/19 ROADWAY STRIPING
Friday (7/19) Airport Blvd. at US 183 northbound will be CLOSED 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday (7/19) 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. and Saturday (7/20) 6 p.m. to 10 a.m., US 183 northbound mainlane will be reduced to one lane from Thompson Lane to Bolm Road.

LANE CLOSURE 7/20/19 to 7/21/19 ROADWAY STRIPING
Saturday (7/20) from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m., US 183 southbound to northbound U-Turn closed at Vargas Road.

LANE CLOSURE 7/20/19 to 7/21/19 ROADWAY STRIPING
Saturday (7/20) from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m., US 183 southbound mainlane reduced to one lane from Smith Rd. to Interchange. Levander Loop will be closed at US 183 southbound.

LANE CLOSURE 7/20/19 to 7/21/19 PAVING
Saturday (7/20) from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m., US 183 southbound mainlane reduced to one lane from US 290 to 51st Street

LANE CLOSURE 7/20/19 to 7/25/19 DRAINAGE WORK
Saturday-Wednesday (7/20-7/24) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., US 183 northbound general-purpose right lane closed from Marcel Gres Drive to MLK Blvd.

LANE CLOSURE 7/21/19 to 7/25/19 SIGN INSTALLATION
Sunday (7/21) 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday-Wednesday (7/22-7/24) 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., US 183 northbound will be closed from Loyola Lane to Purple Sage Drive.

RAMP CLOSURE 7/21/19 to 7/25/19 SIGN INSTALLATION
Sunday (7/21) 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday-Wednesday (7/22-7/24) 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., US 183 southbound On-Ramps will be closed at Manor/Springdale Rd. and Cameron Rd. and southbound mainlanes closed from US 290 to Purple Sage.

LANE CLOSURE 7/21/19 to 7/25/19 SIGN INSTALLATION
Sunday (7/21) 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday-Wednesday (7/22-7/24) 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., US 183 bypass lanes in both directions of MLK Blvd. intersection will be closed.

LANE CLOSURE 7/21/19 to 7/25/19 DRAINAGE WORK
Sunday-Wednesday (7/21-7/24) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., US 183 southbound general-purpose right lane closed from 51st to MLK Blvd.

LANE CLOSURE 7/22/19 to 7/23/19 HIGHWAY LIGHTING
Monday-Tuesday (7/22-7/23) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., MLK Blvd. north to south U-turn will be closed.

RAMP CLOSURE 7/22/19 to 7/25/19 SIGN INSTALLATION
Monday-Wednesday (7/22-7/24) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., US 290 westbound direct connector to US 183 southbound will be closed.


Long Term

 

ROAD CLOSURE 2/8/18 to 8/1/19 EXCAVATION
The Loyola Lane crossing at US 183 is closed long-term.

ROAD CLOSURE 4/16/18 to 8/1/19 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
Smith Road, west of US 183, and Thurgood Avenue is closed at the US 183 southbound mainlanes. Follow signed detours.

ROAD CLOSURE 6/15/18 to 8/1/19 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
Eastgate is closed long-term through mid-2019 at the US 183 southbound mainlanes. Follow signed detour.

RAMP CLOSURE 8/26/18 to 8/12/19 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION
Beginning as early as Sunday, August 26, at 6 pm and lasting approximately 10-12 months, the 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.

ROAD CLOSURE 9/4/18 to 8/31/19 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION
Continuously through August 2019, the US 183 southbound to US 183 northbound U-Turn will be closed at Levander Loop. Follow the signed detour.

ROAD CLOSURE 10/11/18 to 12/31/20 PERMANENT 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.

ROAD CLOSURE 10/15/18 to 12/31/20 INTERSECTION WORK
The crossing of US 183 at Central Ave is permanently closed. Drivers will instead use the U-turns at MLK and Bolm Road to reach the other side of US 183.

ROAD CLOSURE 10/15/18 to 12/31/20 INTERSECTION WORK
The crossing of US 183 at Hudson Street is permanently closed. Drivers will instead use the U-turns at MLK and Bolm Road to reach the other side of US 183.

ROAD CLOSURE 10/15/18 to 12/31/20 INTERSECTION WORK
The TechniCenter Drive crossing at US 183 is permanently closed

ROAD CLOSURE 11/5/18 to 12/31/20 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
The US 183 underpass at Bolm Road is CLOSED 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.

CONSTRUCTION ZONE 2/9/19 to 10/11/19 PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION
Beginning Saturday (2/9) Springdale Pedestrian Bridge will be closed for Demo/Reconstruction until October 2019. Ped traffic to detour at Springdale/Manor crossings

ROAD CLOSURE 5/6/19 to 7/29/19 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
As early as Monday (5/13) at 6 a.m. through Monday (7/29) at 6 p.m., Clovis St. will be closed at Montopolis Dr.

LANE CLOSURE 5/28/19 to 8/1/19 — RETAINING WALL CONSTRUCTION
Tuesday (5/28) at 8 a.m. through Thursday (8/1) at 8 a.m., US 183 southbound general-purpose right turn lane closed at Manor Rd.

ROAD CLOSURE — 5/31/19 to 9/4/19 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
Continuous closure until Wednesday, 9/4 at 6 a.m., Jet Lane at US 183

ROAD CLOSURE 6/1/19 to 8/30/19 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
Bluestein Dr (West of 183) is continuously closed until August 30th at 6 a.m.

ROAD CLOSURE 6/1/19 to 7/31/19 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
Continuous closure extended to Wed (7/31) at 5 p.m., Vargas Road closed at US 183 southbound to Lynch Lane.

ROAD CLOSURE 6/1/19 to 8/2/19 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
Continuous closure extended to Fri (8/2) at 6 a.m., Interchange Blvd. at US 183.

RAMP CLOSURE 6/1/19 to 9/4/19 ROADWAY BASE INSTALLATION
Continuous closure extended to Wed (9/4) at 6 a.m., Jet Lane at Bastrop Hwy.

ROAD CLOSURE 6/1/19 to 8/1/19 UTILITY WORK
Bluestein Drive (East of 183) is continuously closed until August 1 at 10 a.m.

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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