TxDOT to close Buffalo Stadium Overpass in Canyon Tuesday

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 06/02 2014 04:18PM

Updated 06/02 2014 09:36PM

AMARILLO - TxDOT is closing the Buffalo Stadium Bridge over US 87 Tuesday, weather permitting. 

Motorists who use the overpass to access Buffalo stadium on the east side of US 87 or the residential areas to the west will need to use the designated detour routes that will utilize Rockwell Road to the north and FM 3331 (Hunsley Road) to the south. 

Structural deficiencies discovered in the bridge during a routine inspection caused the closure. 

The work will coincide with the Canyon ISD and West Texas A&M football schedules this fall.  Access to the stadium maintained through the alternate routes designated.

The estimated $2 million project completion will be by late November; weather permitting.

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