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Closures Aug. 15-17 for Interstate 30 and State Highway 161 for the President George Bush Turnpike Western Extension project

Posted By Staff Report On August 13, 2012 @ 10:16 pm In News & Analysis,Uncategorized | No Comments

According to the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA), the following closures will be in place overnight from Wednesday, Aug. 15, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 17, for construction work along eastbound Interstate 30 and State Highway 161 for the President George Bush Turnpike Western Extension project:

Wednesday, Aug. 15, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 17 (Nightly): Eastbound I-30 main lanes closed

  • Closure: Eastbound I-30 main lanes from Duncan Perry to SH 161 will be closed nightly from

8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 17.

Detour: Traffic will be reduced to one lane and diverted off the main lanes to take the SH 161 exit ramp, and will continue east to the I-30 entrance ramp east of SH 161.

Wednesday, Aug. 15, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 17 (Nightly): SH 161 frontage roads closed

  • Northbound SH 161 closure: The northbound SH 161 frontage road from Tarrant Road to the westbound I-30 frontage road will be closed nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 17.

Northbound SH 161 detours: All northbound motorists heading to east- or westbound I-30 will be detoured west on Tarrant Road to 105th Street, then north to Six Flags Drive. Motorists will enter the highway using the east- or westbound I-30 entrance ramp. Motorists continuing north on SH 161 will be detoured eastbound on I-30 to the Belt Line Road U-turn, then back west to the SH 161 exit ramp to northbound SH 161.

  • Southbound SH 161 closure: The southbound SH 161 frontage road from the westbound I-30 frontage road to the eastbound I-30 frontage road will be closed nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 17.

Southbound SH 161 detours: Southbound motorists will be detoured west on I-30 to the SH 360 exit ramp. Traffic continuing south on SH 161 will be detoured south on 105th Street, then east on Tarrant Road, then back to SH 161. Traffic headed east on I-30 will be detoured east on Six Flags Drive, then back to I-30.

NTTA notes that the closures are subject to weather conditions and will be postponed, if necessary.

 


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