Expect Closures On I-35E At Illinois Avenue This Weekend
If your plans for the weekend involve traveling 1-35E in Dallas, you'll want to take note — bridge construction at Illinois Avenue will close north- and southbound lanes of I-35E.
Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Saturday, the southbound lanes of I-35E will be closed, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. From 9 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday, the northbound lanes will be closed.
Traffic will be diverted onto the frontage roads during the closures.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Overnight Full Closures 6/26-6/28— The Southern Gateway (@DriveTSG) June 24, 2020
-SB I-35E at Illinois Ave closed Fri night
-NB I-35E at Illinois Ave closed Sat night
-All lanes of EB & WB Illinois Ave at I-35E closed Fri and Sat night
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But that's not all. All lanes of east- and westbound Illinois Avenue will also be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Texas Department of Transportation is suggesting using Beckley Avenue, Saner Avenue and Zang Boulevard to detour east- and westbound traffic around the Illinois Avenue closure.
Keep in mind that construction and lane closures are subject to change due to weather or other unpredictable circumstances, according to the department.