Plan for overnight northbound lane closures on I-35 in Georgetown

Lane closures each night will start at 9 p.m., and lanes will reopen to traffic the next morning at 5 a.m. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
Lane closures each night will start at 9 p.m., and lanes will reopen to traffic the next morning at 5 a.m. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)

Lane closures each night will start at 9 p.m., and lanes will reopen to traffic the next morning at 5 a.m. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)

The I-35 main lanes north of Williams Drive in Georgetown will close nightly Nov. 8-12 as crews construct the new Northwest Boulevard bridge, the city said in a release sent Nov. 6.

Lane closures each night will start at 9 p.m., and lanes will reopen to traffic the next morning at 5 a.m. All work is weather permitting.

On Nov. 8-9, two northbound I-35 main lanes will close to traffic.

On Nov. 10-11, all southbound I-35 main lanes will be closed. Southbound traffic will be diverted to the frontage road at the Williams Drive exit.

On Thursday, Nov. 12, the right lane on the southbound frontage road will be closed.


Road signs have been placed to alert drivers of the closures, the city noted, urging extra caution when traveling through the area.

The Northwest Boulevard bridge will be a new east-west connection spanning I-35 and an alternative to Williams Drive. The project connects Rivery Boulevard to the west and FM 971 to the east and is scheduled to be complete in early 2021.
By Sally Grace Holtgrieve
Sally Grace Holtgrieve solidified her passion for news during her time as Editor-in-Chief of Christopher Newport University's student newspaper, The Captain's Log. She started her professional career at The Virginia Gazette and moved to Texas in 2015 to cover government and politics at The Temple Daily Telegram. She started working at Community Impact Newspaper in February 2018 as the Lake Travis-Westlake reporter and moved into the role of Georgetown editor in June 2019, and in addition, editor of Leander-Cedar Park in August 2020.


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