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Texas Department of Transportation
News Release
Friday, November 18, 2011

MULTIPLE CLOSURES SCHEDULED OVER THE WEEKEND

FOR US 59 SOUTHWEST FREEWAY SOUTHBOUND AT KIRBY

“TxDOT will be doing roadway and bridge maintenance over the weekend”

 

Houston – Multiple mainlanes of US 59 Southwest Freeway southbound between Montrose and Kirby are scheduled to take place over the weekend. The closures are necessary for crews to replace expansion joints on the US 59 Southwest Freeway southbound overpass at Kirby. Motorists should expect delays and may want to consider an alternate route if possible.

 

Starting Friday, November 18 at 9 p.m. until Monday, November 21 at 5 a.m. four alternating lanes of US 59 the Southwest Freeway will be closed. There will also be one right lane of the US 59 Southwest Freeway southbound exit to Shepherd/Greenbriar closed on Friday, November 18 at 9 p.m. through Monday, November 21 at 5 a.m.

 

The US 59 Southwest Freeway southbound entrance ramp from Shepherd/ Greenbriar will also be totally closed on Friday, November 18 at 9 p.m. through Monday, November 21 at 5 a.m. Motorists can detour to Kirby Entrance Ramp to enter onto the US 59 Southwest Freeway. In addition, the northbound and southbound u-turns at Kirby will be closed on Friday, November 18 at 9 p.m. through Monday, November 21 at 5 a.m.

 

Two lanes on US 59 Southwest Freeway will be open at all times and police officers will be on site to assist with traffic control.

 

For more information of 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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