TxDOT’s ‘Know Before You Go’ lane closure report for the week of Dec. 12-19

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Here are all the lane closures you should know about ahead of your commute this week.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • On Monday, Dec. 13, I-40 eastbound will be closed for approximately six hours beginning at 8 a.m. while the contractor finishes replacing glare screens through the construction zone. Traffic will be detoured to the frontage road at Helium Road and re-enter the interstate at Soncy Road;
  • On Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 13 and 14, I-40 eastbound will be reduced to one lane from Western Street to Crockett Street;
  • The eastbound I-40 entrance ramp from Paramount Boulevard will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 13 and 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days;
  • Monday through Friday, Dec. 13 through 17, the right lane of the I-40 westbound frontage road will be closed from Airport Boulevard to Whitaker Road from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for milling and hot mix operations. Once the right lane is paved, the lane closure will move to the center and left lanes;
  • On Tuesday, Dec. 14 the left lane of US 87 southbound will be closed at the railroad bridge, just south of Amarillo Creek, while crews make patching repairs;
  • On Tuesday, Dec. 14, the left and center lanes of I-40 westbound will be closed at Coulter Street for patching repairs;
  • On Wednesday, Dec. 15, the right and center lanes of Buchanan Street will be closed at 15th Avenue going into downtown for bridge deck repairs;
  • On Wednesday, Dec. 15, crews will make patching repairs on northbound State Loop (SL) 335, just past the SH 136 exit ramp.

TxDOT asked drivers to use caution and slow down while passing through construction zones. The department also said all projects could be impacted by weather conditions, emergency work, and any other unexpected event.

Updates to road conditions across the state can always be found here.

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