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.

WEEKEND CLOSURES ON I-635 AT PARK CENTRAL

March 23, 2018

 

DALLAS – On Friday, March 23, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Monday, March 26 the following continuous  closures will be in place:

  • 3 left lanes on eastbound I-635 at Park Central will be closed.
  • The eastbound Preston Road entrance ramp will be closed.
    • Traffic will be redirected to the entrance at Hillcrest.

In addition, a fourth lane will be closed on eastbound I-635 starting from Friday, March 23 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. and on Sunday, March 25, from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.

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 Rd. and Greenville Ave. and IH 35E between Loop 12 and Valley View Ln. 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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