By 04/16/2010 23:31:00
DALLAS - Northbound lanes of I-45 (Spur 345) at Martin Luther King, Jr.
Boulevard will be closed nightly beginning 9 p.m. tonight through 5 a.m. the
following morning for seven days.
This area of I-45 consists of the bridges over I-30. These closures are
necessary to facilitate welding repair of the steel substructure of the
bridge. Northbound traffic will be detoured off of I-45 at Pennsylvania
Avenue and go right (eastbound) on Pennsylvania, then left on Kimble.
Kimble merges onto U.S. 175 (South Central Expressway) which then merges
back into I-45. Detour signs and message boards are in place.
Weather permitting, these lane closures will continue nightly this week
through Friday, April 16. The same lane closure operation will
continue beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday April 18, through Wednesday, April
The lane closure will not be in effect Saturday, April 17.
These lane closures have been scheduled for the times of lowest traffic
volumes on this roadway. TxDOT strives to accomplish needed infrastructure
improvements as quickly as possible while considering the safety and
convenience of the traveling public as of utmost importance.