I-35 overnight mainlane closures Jan. 6
Updated: The overnight lane closures on I-35 to pour the concrete deck of the Northwest Boulevard Bridge have been moved to this evening, Wednesday, Jan. 6, due to the weather forecast. The lane closures will start tonight at 10 p.m., with lanes expected to reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. tomorrow. All southbound I-35 mainlanes will be closed south of Lakeway Drive and traffic will be diverted to the frontage road. The work is weather permitting. The closure had previously been scheduled for Jan. 7.
The City of Georgetown will temporarily close some I-35 mainlanes north of Williams Drive Jan. 4 and Jan. 7, to allow crews to pour the concrete deck of the Northwest Boulevard bridge. The overnight lane closures will start each night at 9 p.m., with lanes expected to reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. each morning. All work is weather permitting.
On Monday, Jan. 4, northbound I-35 will be reduced to one lane for the overnight construction work. On Thursday, Jan. 7, all southbound I-35 mainlanes will be closed and traffic will be diverted to the frontage road.
Road signs have been placed to alert drivers of the closures. Please use 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.