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Transportation
Texas Department of Transportation
News Release
Thursday, March 03, 2011

TOTAL CLOSURES SCHEDULED OVER THE WEEKEND
ON US 59/ EASTEX FREEWAY
MAINLANES AT BELTWAY 8
“Placing Concrete for Traffic Rail and Removing Form Brackets over the Mainlanes”

(Houston) – Total closures of the mainlanes of the US 59/Eastex are scheduled for the northbound and southbound directions in the vicinity of Beltway 8 (North Sam Houston Parkway) on Saturday, March 5 from 5:00 a.m. to Midnight.

The closures are necessary to place concrete for traffic rail and remove form brackets over the mainlanes. Motorists will likely experience delays and should consider an alternate route if possible.

The northbound lanes of US 59/Eastex Freeway will be closed between Aldine Bender to Greens Rd. Motorists will be detoured to the frontage road at Aldine Bender and allowed to re-enter the main lanes at the Greens Rd entrance ramp.

The southbound lanes of US 59/Eastex Freeway will be closed between the Beltway 8 Frontage Road exit to Aldine Bender. Motorists will be detoured to the frontage road at the Beltway 8 Frontage Road exit and allowed to re-enter the main lanes at the Aldine Bender entrance ramp.

The US 59 southbound direct connector ramp to Beltway 8 West will remain open to traffic. 

Police officers will be on site to assist with traffic control. For more information regarding scheduled lane closures in the Houston District visit the Houston TranStar website at www.houstontranstar.org. All closures are subject to change due to inclement weather. 



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