TxDOT: I-69 Southwest Freeway at I-610 West Loop closed through weekend

I-69 Southwest Freeway at I-610 West Loop will be closed May 7 at 9 p.m. until May 10 at 5 a.m. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)
I-69 Southwest Freeway at I-610 West Loop will be closed May 7 at 9 p.m. until May 10 at 5 a.m. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)

I-69 Southwest Freeway at I-610 West Loop will be closed May 7 at 9 p.m. until May 10 at 5 a.m. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)

All northbound main lanes of I-69 Southwest Freeway at I-610 West Loop will be closed throughout the upcoming weekend, the Texas Department of Transportation announced May 5.

From May 7 at 9 p.m. until May 10 at 5 a.m., the lanes will be closed as crews work to reconfigure the I-69 Southwest Freeway northbound main lanes at I-610 West Loop to make room to begin building the foundations for the future ramp that will connect I-69 north to I-610 north, as well as the new ramp for I-69 south to I-610 south.


In order to make room for the new foundations, when the I-69 lanes reopen May 10, the roadway will go from four lanes to three lanes right at I-610 and open back up to four lanes after I-610.

The closure comes as crews work on the $259 million I-69/I-610 interchange project, which seeks to significantly enhance safety and improve mobility by widening the connector ramps to two lanes, increasing sight distances and providing remedies to eliminate weaving.
By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.


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