More freeway closures are planned for Fort Worth this week. They are as follows:
From Monday Oct. 5 through Thursday Oct. 8, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., nightly, and Friday Oct. 9, 9 p.m. to 10 a.m., overnight:
• There will be a closure of the direct connector from southbound I-35W to eastbound IH 820. Traffic will be redirected to FM 156.
• There will be a closure of the direct connector from northbound I-35W to westbound IH 820. Traffic will be redirected to Basswood Boulevard.
The construction is part of the $1.4 billion North Tarrant Express 35W project, which, includes a section ranked eighth on the state’s most congested roadway list along 6.5 miles of I-35W from north of I-30 to north of I-820 including the I-35W/I-820 interchange in Fort Worth. The 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 upcoming closure information. Closures are subject to weather conditions, and construction activities may be postponed if necessary.