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Oct
31
2021
MONDAY 11/1: TxDOT to Close Dutton Avenue by Campus to Continue Work to Realign 4th and 5th Streets
WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2021) - Beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, I-35 construction crews plan to close Dutton Avenue from 4th Street to ML Cooper by the Dutton Parking Garage. This closure will allow TxDOT to continue work to realign 4th and 5th Streets to traditional T-intersections east of the interstate by campus.
Oct
27
2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 27, 2021) - TxDOT plans overnight closures of a northbound mainlane and northbound entrance/exit ramp Oct. 27-28 to allow crews to slightly shift the temporary ramps for continued mainlane reconstruction.
Oct
5
2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2021) - Beginning tonight, TxDOT plans to close all east and westbound lanes of University Parks Drive under I-35 nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. to continue reconstructing the northbound overpass. The overnight closures will occur nightly from Tuesday, Oct. 5, through Friday, Oct. 15.
Sep
19
2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2021) - Two construction projects will impact traffic near campus on Dutton Avenue and University Parks Drive, beginning Monday, Sept. 20.
Sep
9
2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to close all lanes of University Parks Drive where they cross under I-35 tonight (Thursday, Sept. 9) from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. and Friday, Sept. 10, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. to shift traffic onto the newly reconstructed lanes on the south side of University Parks Drive and begin reconstructing the pavement on the north side of the roadway.
Jul
28
2021
TxDOT to Close Southbound I-35 Frontage Road, 4th Street under I-35
WACO, Texas (July 28, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation plans to close a section of the southbound I-35 frontage road tonight (Wednesday, July 28) and 4th Street over the weekend for I-35 Waco construction project.
Jul
26
2021
Tonight: Overnight Mainlane Closures, Temporary Entrance and Exit Ramp Changes
WACO, Texas (July 26, 2021) - TxDOT is working to reconstruct and remove the overpass at the Union Pacific Railroad north of McLane Stadium. Crews plan to close the northbound I-35 entrance ramp north of MLK Boulevard, beginning Friday, July 30, at 6 a.m. for up to one year.
Jul
9
2021
WACO, Texas (July 9, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation plans to perform paving work in several areas along I-35 by the Baylor University campus in Waco next week, beginning Sunday, July 11.
Jun
3
2021
WACO, Texas (June 3, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to close the northbound I-35 frontage road alongside campus tonight (Thursday, June 3) from 5th Street to University Parks Drive from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. to work on traffic signals. During this time, signals will operate under a flashing red condition.
Apr
19
2021
WACO, Texas (April 19, 2021) - Beginning tonight, TxDOT plans to close various alternating mainlanes of I-35 and exit ramps by the Baylor campus this week for striping and drainage work.
Apr
9
2021
Significant Travel Delays Expected This Weekend as TxDOT Opens Newly Reconstructed Mainlanes
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2021) - TxDOT plans to shift all I-35 northbound mainlane traffic to the newly reconstructed lanes from BUS 77 north of McLane Stadium to N Loop 340 with work expected to begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 10, and be complete by 10 a.m. Monday, April 12.
Mar
28
2021
Monday Morning: TxDOT to Remove Northbound I-35 Overpass at 4th/5th Streets
WACO, Texas (March 28, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to close 4th and 5th Streets and the pedestrian paths under I-35 as early as 9 a.m. Monday, March 29, to remove the northbound I-35 overpass at 4th and 5th.
Mar
21
2021
Beginning Monday: TxDOT to Remove I-35 Northbound Overpasses at the Brazos River and MLK Boulevard
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to begin removing the I-35 northbound overpasses at MLK Boulevard and the Brazos River beginning Monday morning as they continue to reconstruct I-35 through Waco.
Mar
16
2021
TxDOT Reschedules I-35 Northbound Mainlane Traffic Shift to Wednesday, March 17
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to shift I-35 northbound mainlanes south of BUS 77 to the newly reconstructed lanes from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17. The traffic shift was originally scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, March 16.
Mar
15
2021
Shift of I-35 Northbound Mainlanes South of Campus Tuesday, March 16
WACO, Texas (March 15, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to shift I-35 northbound mainlanes south of BUS 77 to the newly reconstructed lanes by the Baylor campus from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 16.
Mar
5
2021
RESCHEDULED: TxDOT Reschedules Southbound Mainlane Traffic Shift to Tuesday Night, March 9
WACO, Texas (March 5, 2021) - The I-35 southbound mainlane traffic shift originally scheduled for Saturday has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 9.
Mar
4
2021
I-35 Southbound Mainlane Traffic Begins Overnight on Saturday, March 6
WACO, Texas (March 4, 2021) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to shift I-35 southbound mainlane traffic to the newly completed mainlanes overnight on Saturday, March 6. This traffic shift will mark the halfway point in the four-year project to widen the interstate and improve safety and access along the I-35 corridor in Waco.
Dec
15
2020
WACO, Texas (Dec. 15, 2020) - The Texas Department of Transportation plans to repair a section of pavement on the northbound I-35 mainlanes. To prepare for this work, crews plan to close the right lane of northbound I-35 from 8th Street to just south of 5th Street tonight, Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Nov
16
2020
WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2020) – The Texas Department of Transportation plans to close all lanes of 4th Street where they cross under the I-35 mainlanes beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, for utility work. This section of roadway is expected to be closed for the duration of this work and is anticipated to re-open at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Oct
19
2020
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2020) – The Texas Department of Transportation plans to close the northbound exit for 4th/5th Streets (Exit 335A) for three overnights, beginning tonight, Monday, Oct. 19, to Wednesday, Oct. 21, for paving work. The overnight closures will be from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Oct
14
2020
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2020) – The Texas Department of Transportation plans to close the northbound exit for 4th/5th Streets (Exit 335A) tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 14, and tomorrow night, Thursday, Oct. 15, for paving work.
Oct
6
2020
WACO, Texas (October 6, 2020) - The Texas Department of Transportation plans to close all lanes of University Parks Drive, where they cross under the I-35 mainlanes, tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 6, to continue work on the southbound I-35 overpass. Westbound drivers on University Parks Drive will be directed to the northbound frontage road where they can cross under I-35 at MLK Boulevard or continue north to enter the northbound mainlanes. Eastbound drivers will be directed to the southbound frontage road where they can turn around at 4th/5th Streets to reconnect with University Parks Drive.
Oct
4
2020
I-35 Update: 4th Street to Close at the Southbound I-35 Frontage Road
WACO, Texas (Oct. 4, 2020) – The I-35 Waco construction team plans to close 4th Street at the I-35 southbound frontage road beginning as early as 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, for waterline work and to prepare for reconstructing the roadway. This section of the roadway is expected to be closed for the duration of this work and is anticipated to reopen in early 2021.
Sep
18
2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2020) - The Texas Department of Transportation plans to close all east and westbound lanes of University Parks Drive, just east of the I-35 northbound frontage road, for drainage work, which is anticipated to occur nightly from Monday, Sept. 21, to Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Sep
11
2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 11, 2020) - Upcoming I-35 construction will impact the Baylor campus at 8th Street for the next two weeks. The Texas Department of Transportation plans to close 8th Street at the northbound frontage road Monday, Sept. 14, at 7 a.m. to prepare for paving. This section of roadway is expected to be closed for the duration of this work and is anticipated to re-open on Monday morning, Sept. 28. Local access will be maintained via Dutton Avenue.
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