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Upcoming Drainage Work Leads to Full Weekend Closures

January 14, 2015

(DALLAS – January 14, 2015) – The LBJ Express team will be performing drainage work this month, which will lead to closures along the IH-635 main lanes and the frontage road between Webb Chapel Road and Marsh Lane.

Below is a schedule of the closures associated with this work:

Friday, January 16 at 9 p.m. to Monday, January 19 at 6 a.m. – PHASE 1:

All lanes of eastbound IH-635 between Webb Chapel and Marsh will be closed. All traffic will be detoured to the frontage road, and will use the Webb Chapel on-ramp to re-enter the main lanes.

Friday, January 23 at 9 p.m. to Monday, January 26 at 6 a.m. – PHASE 2

Full closure of the westbound frontage road between Marsh and Webb Chapel. Traffic will be detoured north on Marsh and left on Valley View Lane to avoid the closure. The westbound exit to Webb Chapel, and the westbound on-ramp from Marsh will also be closed. 

Friday, January 30 at 9 p.m. to February 2 at 6 a.m. – PHASE 3

All lanes of westbound IH-635 between Marsh and Webb Chapel will be closed. All traffic will be detoured to the Webb Chapel exit and may re-enter the main lanes via the entrance ramp between Marsh and Webb Chapel (the Marsh on-ramp).

NOTE:  All closures listed above will be continuous closures lasting throughout the weekend. Motorists are advised to expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.

Signage and message boards will be placed along the roadway to advise motorists of the closures and detours. Work is weather permitting and will be postponed if necessary.

For exhibits related to the closures, please visit www.lbjexpressblog.com .

For the latest on lane closures and traffic-related news, go to the “Roadway Info” tab and select “Construction and Lane Closures” at www.LBJTEXpress.com

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