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Progress on Texas Department of Transportation projects will call for new lane closures this week.

 

The underpass at Interstate 40 and Soncy Road will close at 7 p.m. today and reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday so workers can set deck panels for the new westbound bridge. Depending on the progress of the work, the underpass could close again at 7 p.m. on Tuesday and reopen at 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Various lanes on I-40 frontage roads will be closed from Pullman Road to Soncy Road for patching operations.

The left lane of Interstate 27 will be closed in both directions from Rockwell Road to McCormick Road for cable barrier repair.

Ongoing projects include:

I-40 Bridge Replacement

On Bell Street at I-40, there will be periodic closures of the right-turn and turn-around lanes at the bridges. Temporary traffic signals and lights will be placed in the medians and corners of the intersection.

I-40/I-27 interchange

The left lane of the northbound I-27 frontage road is closed just north of the 26th Avenue exit for widening construction and other improvements. Expected completion: August

The ramp from 26th Avenue onto I-27 northbound is closed. Expected completion: August

The I-27 southbound frontage road (left lane) and the right lane of I-27 southbound at the interchange are closed for continuing bridge construction work. Expected completion: August

I-40/Soncy

Eastbound and westbound traffic is traveling on the new eastbound bridge with one lane going westbound and two lanes going eastbound. Expected duration: Several months

The right lane on northbound Soncy Road continues to be closed north of Roach Street to the I-40 access road, including the right-turn only lane going northbound to the I-40 frontage road. Expected completion: July 2018

Various lanes will be closed on the frontage roads in both directions along I-40 from Adkisson to Arnot Roads for seal coat operations.

I-40/Bell Street

Expect possible closures of the eastbound turnaround bridge and the right lane of northbound Bell Street at the bridge.

Utility work is currently underway in this area in preparation for bridge demolition, which is scheduled to begin Friday, July 28 at 9 p.m.

I-40 at Ross/Arthur streets

On I-40 eastbound, the on-ramp to Crockett Street is closed.

The westbound I-40 entrance ramp between Ross and Arthur streets is closed.

The westbound I-40 entrance ramp between Nelson and Ross streets is closed.

The eastbound I-40 exit ramp between Osage and Nelson streets is closed.

The frontage road at Osage Street and I-40 eastbound is closed.

The right lanes of I-40 westbound and eastbound are closed from Nelson Street to I-27. Expected completion: Spring 2018

The left lane of the I-40 westbound and eastbound frontage roads are closed between Quarter Horse Drive and Arthur Street. Expected completion: Spring 2018

Washington St.

The frontage road between Washington Street and the railroad tracks will be reduced to a single lane of one-way traffic as it goes under the bridge; traffic will alternate directional flow controlled by traffic signals. Expected completion: July 2018

From Washington Street to I-27, the speed limit is reduced to 45 mph. Expected completion: July 2018

Work continues on and along the shoulders from Washington Street to I-27. Expected completion: July 2018

The on-ramp from Washington Street to westbound Hollywood Road is temporally realigned for widening.

Between Washington and Georgia streets, traffic will be reduced to a single lane; motorists should look for flaggers directing traffic. Expected completion: July 2018

Hollywood Road

Access to Hollywood Road from the north at Bell Street remains closed to help facilitate intersection construction.

The intersection of South Georgia Street and Hollywood Road has a four-way stop condition.

The intersection of South Western Street and Hollywood Road is controlled by temporary traffic signals. Expected completion: July 2018

Circle Drive is closed at Hollywood Road until the westbound frontage road can be opened. Expected completion: July 2018

From I-27 to Valleyview Drive, traffic will be reduced to one lane east and westbound with no left turn lanes. Expected completion: July 2018

Wilshire and Valleyview Drives to the north and Lamount Drive will be closed at various times during the day. Expected completion: July 2018

City of Amarillo road work

Paving repairs at the intersection of Southeast Third Avenue and Ross Street continues. Traffic along Ross Street will be reduced to a single lane in both directions. Expected completion: July 21

Seal coating operations are underway on various residential streets as part of an annual summer project.

The city began in the vicinity of Southeast 58th Avenue and Osage Street and proceed north, going between Mirror and Osage streets from Southeast 58th to Southeast 34th avenues between Osage and Eastern streets from Southeast 34th Avenue to I-40 and between Osage and Grand streets from I-40 to Amarillo Boulevard.

Residents will receive notices requesting parked vehicles be removed from the street the Friday prior to the week their street is scheduled for resurfacing. Expected completion: September 2018

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