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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.

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The future of a major Dallas interstate is up for discussion starting today.

The state is seeking public opinion on the future of Interstate Highway 345, the overhead freeway bridge in Deep Ellum. The interstate connects to major highways, including east-and westbound I-30 and north- and southbound I-35, U.S.75 and I-45. 

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Joseph Lewis is 62, but has no trouble remembering the address where he spent the first years of his life: 1221 East 30th St. But if you head to that Independence Heights neighborhood address today, you won’t find his home.

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Highway officials say the Interstate 10 San Jacinto Bridge near Houston has reopened after loose barges hit the span last week during Tropical Storm Imelda.