Press Releases

Take a look at some of the press releases we've written about the overall LBJ Express project and the new TEXpress Lanes.

NIGHTLY CLOSURES ON I-635 AT PARK CENTRAL

August 1, 2018

DALLAS – on Wednesday, August 1, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following nightly closures will be in place:

  • Various lane closures on westbound I-635 at Park Central
  • Full closure of the Coit Road entrance ramp to westbound I-635
  • Various lane closures on US 75 direct connector ramp with at least one lane open 

Additionally, on Thursday, August 2, from 9 pm to 5 a.m. the closures below will occur: 

  • Various lane closures on eastbound I-635 at Park Central
  • The Preston Road entrance ramp to eastbound I-635 will be closed 

On  Friday, August 3, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following nightly closures will take place:

  • Various lane closures on eastbound I-635 at Park Central
  • The Hillcrest entrance ramp to eastbound I-635 will be closed

This work is weather-permitting. Updated closure information is posted daily on Twitter (@LBJExpress) and Facebook (facebook.com/thelbjexpress).

This work is part of the $2.6 billion LBJ Express project, which began in 2011 and was completed in September 2015, included the reconstruction of expanded frontage lanes and main lanes, as well as the addition of bypass lanes and TEXpress managed lanes along IH 635 between Luna Road and Greenville Avenue and IH 35E between Loop 12 and Valley View Lane in Dallas.  This expansive reconstruction project is successfully alleviating traffic congestion along one of the busiest highway corridors in the state, with as many as 250,000 cars traveling the stretch daily.

 

Drivers are encouraged to “Know Before They Go,” and visit www.lbjtexpress.com or (@LBJExpress) and (facebook.com/thelbjexpress).) for upcoming closures. Closures are subject to weather conditions, and construction activities may be postponed if necessary.

 

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