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Weekend closures set for I-35W/Loop 820

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Ongoing freeway construction is expected to cause traffic delays with the Interstate 35W/Loop 820 interchange remaining closed for the weekend.

From 9 p.m. Friday March 18 through 10 a.m. Saturday March 19, the direct connector from eastbound I-30 to northbound I-35W will be closed. Traffic will be redicted to Rosedale street. But that’s only the beginning. Other closures are:

Friday March 18, 9 p.m. to 10 a.m.

· Rolling full freeway closures are planned for:

Eastbound Loop 820 at the I-35W/820 interchange.

The direct connector from northbound I-35W to eastbound 820.

· The direct connector from westbound 820 to northbound I-35W. Traffic will be redirected to FM 156.

· The direct connector from northbound I-35W to westbound 820 will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to Basswood Boulevard.

· The direct connector from eastbound 820 to southbound I-35W will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to Haltom Road.

· The direct connector from eastbound I-30 to northbound I-35W will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to Rosedale Street.

· The on-ramp to the eastbound I-820 TEXpress lanes from northbound I-35W will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to the next entrance at Riverside Drive from the eastbound I-820 general purpose lanes.

Saturday March 19, 9 p.m. to 10 a.m.

· The on-ramp to the eastbound I-820 TEXpress lanes from northbound I-35W will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to the next entrance at Riverside Drive from the eastbound 820 general purpose lanes.

· The direct connector from northbound I-35W to westbound I-820 will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to Basswood Boulevard.

Sunday March 20, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

· All lanes of northbound I-35W at the 820/I-35W interchange will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to Denton Highway 377.

· The direct connector from northbound I-35W to westbound 820 will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to Denton Highway 377.

Monday March 21, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

· The direct connector from eastbound Spur 280 to northbound I-35W will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to Rosedale Street.

The northbound I-35W exit to Beach Street is tentatively scheduled to re-open Sunday March 20.

The work is part of the $1.4 billion North Tarrant Express 35W project. The project includes a section ranked sixth 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 reconstructing the main lanes and the addition of TEXpress managed lanes.

More information is available at www.northtarrantexpress.com.

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