The Texas Department of Transportation announced several new lane closures this week as part of its ongoing work around Amarillo:
The left and center lanes on I-40 eastbound will be closed from Whitaker Road to Pullman Road for mill and fill operations.
Various lanes of I-27 northbound and southbound will be closed between 45th Avenue and Hillside Road for mill and fill operations.
Various parts of the I-40 frontage roads from the Oldham County line to Bushland will be closed Wednesday through Friday for seal coat operations.
The I-27 south ramp from I-40 eastbound will be closed Monday and Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. as crews paint the west side of the bridge.
Other continuing work includes:
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 at Soncy
Eastbound and westbound traffic is traveling on the new eastbound bridge with one lane going westbound and two lanes going eastbound. Expected duration: the next several months
The outside (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
I-40 at Ross/Arthur streets
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 outside (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 frontage road is closed from Quarter Horse Drive to Arthur Street. Expected completion: Spring 2018
The left lane of the I-40 eastbound frontage road is closed from Arthur Street to Quarter Horse Drive. Expected completion: Spring 2018
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 in both directions. 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
Access to Hollywood Road from the north at Bell Street remains closed to help facilitate accelerated 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
Access to Hollywood Road at Olympia Drive is permanently closed.
Circle Drive is closed at Hollywood Road until the westbound frontage road can be opened to traffic. 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
Sealcoating operations are underway on various residential streets as part of an annual summer project.
The city will begin 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 and are reminded to drive with extra caution in the work zones and at reduced speeds to minimize kicking up loose rocks.