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Amarillo Area Lane Closures (March 11, 2019)

The following list of Amarillo area lane closures is for the week of March 11, 2019, and was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation

· For the next two weeks, crews will be:

o Patching State Loop (SL) 335 between US 87 and Amarillo Boulevard.

o Spraying herbicide near guardrails on US 87, SL 335 (north side), US 60, US 287, SH 136, and RM 1061.

· Various lane closures on I-40 in both directions from the Carson County line to Pullman Road for patching.

· Crews will be performing road work in various lanes of Amarillo Boulevard from Gem Lake Road to McMasters Street. Expect lane closures near the intersections with these roads, as well.

· Watch for slow-moving operations on I-40, I-27, and the downtown interchange for herbicide treatment near guard rails.

· Starting Wednesday, March 13, there will be a lane shift on I-40 westbound just west of Airport Boulevard and the left lane of I-40 westbound will be closed about a half mile past Whitaker Road.

All projects are subject to change due to weather, emergency work and other unexpected events. Follow us on Twitter @TxDOTAmarillo for regular updates and for the most up-to-date road conditions, visit


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