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Texas DOT: Amarillo Lane Closures for Upcoming Week

The following list of lane closures was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation

·   On the Interstate 40 frontage road, between Arnot and Hope roads, the eastbound lane will be closed for edge repair work at Cadillac Ranch.

·       On the I-40 frontage road at Airport Boulevard, the westbound right lane will be closed for ditch maintenance.

Bell Street Bridge Replacement (at I-40)

·        The Bell Street bridge will remain closed through completion of the project; the westbound turnaround bridge is expected to reopen in the near future, giving access to businesses along the frontage road.

·        The eastbound frontage road is reduced to one lane through the Bell Street intersection.

·        I-40 main lanes are reduced to two lanes in each direction until the completion of the project.

Direct Connect (I-40 & I-27 Interchange)

·        The left lane of the I-27N frontage road is closed just north of the 26th Avenue exit for widening construction and other improvements.

·        The ramp from 26th Avenue onto I-27N is closed.

·        The I-27 SB ramp to 26th Avenue is closed.

·        The left lane of the I-27S frontage road and the right lane of I-27S at the interchange are closed.

I-40 Bridge Replacement & Soncy Enhancements (Soncy/SL 335)

·        The northbound right and center lanes of Soncy Road will be closed from 34th Avenue to I-40 and the right lane from I- 40 to BI-40 to widen lanes. This forces traffic from 34th Avenue to BI-40 down to one lane going northbound and motorists should expect delays.

·        The westbound frontage road right-turn-only lane onto northbound Soncy Road will be closed until the widening is complete.

I-40 Bridge Replacement (Ross/Arthur)

·        On I-40E, the on-ramp east of Crockett Street is closed for several months.

·        The I-40W entrance ramp between Ross and Arthur streets is closed.

·        The I-40W entrance ramp between Nelson and Ross streets is closed.

·        The I-40E exit ramp between Osage and Nelson streets is closed.

·        The right lanes of I-40W and I-40E main lanes are closed from Nelson Street to I-27.

·        The left lane of the I-40W frontage road is closed from Quarter Horse Drive to Arthur Street.

·        The left lane of the I-40E frontage road is closed from Arthur Street to Ross Street.

·        The right lane of the I-40E frontage road is closed at Osage Street. Osage Street is closed at the south frontage road.

State Loop 335 (Hollywood)

·        Traveling eastbound, the right lane has been converted to a right turn only lane from just east of I-27 to Valleyview Drive. All thru traffic should use the left lane.

·        From Washington Street to I-27, the speed limit is reduced to 45 mph in both directions.

·        Wilshire Drive, Valleyview Drive to the north and Circle Drive are closed at SL 335 until the westbound frontage road can be opened to traffic.

·        Access to Lamount Drive will be closed at various times during the day.

·        Westbound Loop traffic must exit at Georgia Street and turn left under the bridge and right on the south frontage road to continue westbound.

·        The intersection of South Western Street and SL 335 is controlled by temporary traffic signals.

·        The intersection of South Georgia Street and SL 335 has a three-way stop condition at the north and the south frontage roads.

·        The exit and entrance ramps east of Georgia Street are ONE-WAY ramps.

·        Work continues on and along the shoulders from Washington Street to I-27.

·        Access to SL 335 at Olympia Drive is permanently closed.

Photo by TxDOT

Photo by TxDOT

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