Traffic Updates 2018-04-14T16:56:02+00:00

CLOSURE UPDATES

Stay up to date with the most recent road and lane closures.

From May 23 to August 31

Closures will affect frontage road traffic in the area near IH 37 between Buffalo Street and Staples Street.

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Short-Term Closures May 8 to June 8; Permanent Closure Beginning May 15

Various daily lane closures will take place on the northbound US 181 frontage road between Burleson Street and Beach Avenue.

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Short-Term Closures from April 30 to May 7; Long-Term Lane Reductions/Traffic Shift May 7, 2018 to April 2019

The northbound and southbound main lanes of IH 37 will be reduced from three lanes to two lanes between Buddy Lawrence Drive and State Highway 286 (Crosstown Expressway). The lane reductions, which will include IH 37 southbound traffic shifting to IH 37 northbound main lanes.

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Short-Term Closures From April 28 to May 7; Long-Term Closures From May 7, 2018 to July 2018

Various daily and nightly lane closures on IH 37 will take place between Buddy Lawrence Drive and State Highway 286 (Crosstown Expressway) in preparation for the long-term closure.

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From April 7 to April 8 main lanes of IH 37 will be closed nightly; From April 6, 2018 to January 2019 Staples Street Bridge will be closed

Closures necessary to complete the demolition of Staples Street Bridge.

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From April 2 to April 5 – Short Term Closures; From April 2, 2018 to April 2019 – Long Term Closures

Upcoming short-term and long-term closures will affect various routes within the Harbor Bridge work zone.

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SAFETY

Our goal is to ensure that project work zones are as safe as possible for all stakeholders including motorists, pedestrians, passengers and construction workers.

PROBLEM

A driver in clear weather during mid-afternoon comes upon slow or stopped traffic due to a work zone and crashes into another vehicle, or in the process of avoiding such, crashes into a barrier, equipment or pedestrian.

SOLUTION

Follow the “Safety Tips”

DRIVE SMART: BUCKLE UP, SLOW DOWN, SAVE A LIFE

Diagram concept taken from the Work Zone Safety Tips for Drivers provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.

common accident types

DRIVETEXAS.ORG

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