Motorists can expect more freeway construction with the following closures planned from 9 p.m. Monday Aug. 3 to 5 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 4:
· All lanes of northbound I-35W just north of Meacham Boulevard will be closed.
· The on-ramp to northbound I-35W from McMillan Parkway will be closed.
· The direct connectors from northbound I-35W to eastbound and westbound Loop 820 will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to U.S. Highway 377.
· The northbound I-35W TEXpress direct connector to the eastbound IH 820 TEXpress lanes will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to the next entrance at U.S. 377 from the eastbound Loop 820 frontage road.
Construction is part of the $1.4 billion North Tarrant Express 35W project, which includes a section ranked eighth among the state’s most congested roadways. The 35W project includes the reconstruction of main lanes and the addition of TEXpress managed lanes and will be complete in 2018.
Drivers may visit www.northtarrantexpress.com for closure updates. Closures are subject to weather conditions, and construction activities may be postponed if necessary.