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Amarillo Area Lane Closures (April 1, 2019)

The following is a list of Amarillo area lane closures for the week of April 1, 2019, which was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation.

·        Crews continue to pave the final riding surface of State Loop 335 (Hollywood Road) east of I-27. Expect traffic to be reduced to one lane where work is taking place and anticipate closures of on and off ramps. Only one ramp should be closed at a time.

·        On State Loop 335, crews will be making patching repairs in various lanes between US 87 and Amarillo Boulevard.

·        Watch for crews spraying herbicide along the northern portions of State Loop 335 and US 87.

·        At the I-40/I-27 downtown interchange, various lanes will be closed heading south out of downtown on Pierce and Taylor streets for patching and concrete repairs.

·        Also watch for slow-moving operations at the I-40/I-27 downtown interchange for vegetation management around guardrails.

·        On Amarillo Boulevard, various lanes will be closed at and near the Gem Lake Road intersection for patching repairs.

·        Watch for mowers and weed eaters along I-40, I-27, and US 87 in the Amarillo city limits. Please slow down and watch for crews weeding in the areas of the guardrails and signs.

·        I-40 at Ross & Arthur:

o   Arthur Street will be closed under I-40 from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thursday, April 4 for the I-40 at Arthur bridge deck placement.

o   The left lane of both I-40 eastbound and westbound will be closed at Arthur Street for 24 hours beginning at 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 4.

o   The northbound I-27 ramp to eastbound I-40 will be closed for 24 hours beginning at 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 4.

o   Traffic on I-40 westbound, west of Arthur Street, will be switched during the night of Thursday, April 4, from the right lanes to the left lanes. At the same time, both ramps from I-40 westbound to US 87 northbound (downtown) and I-27 southbound, will be closed through Friday, May 3, while bridge repairs are made. Motorists needing to travel north on US 87 or south on I-27 will need to proceed to Washington Street and use the turnaround to reenter I-40 eastbound and then use the northbound US 87 or southbound I-27 ramps.


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