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Aug
24
2022
WACO, Texas (Aug. 24, 2022) - Overnight I-35 construction work to continue installing signage along the north and southbound I-35 mainlanes will mean some partial mainlane and exit/entrance closures on I-35 along the Baylor campus.
Jul
11
2022
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2022) – UPDATE: TxDOT will not be closing the exit ramps or MLK this week nor working on the northbound lanes. Crews plan to close only one southbound lane nightly this week from Forrest Street to University Parks Drive from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, July 11-Wednesday, July 13.
Jul
5
2022
SIGNIFICANT I-35 DISRUPTIONS THIS WEEK: TxDOT to Close Southbound I-35 Mainlanes, Cross Streets, Entrance/Exit Ramps, Eastbound UParks Under I-35
WACO, Texas (July 5, 2022) – Significant disruptions are ahead this week on southbound I-35 as the Texas Department of Transportation plans several daily and nightly closures from US 84 to 18th Street, including all southbound I-35 mainlanes as well as cross streets and U-turns and southbound entrance and exit ramps.
Jun
13
2022
This Week (6/13-17/2022): Overnight Road Work by Campus
WACO, Texas (June 13, 2022) - Two construction projects will impact evening and overnight traffic by the Baylor Waco campus from June 13-17.
May
31
2022
TxDOT to Shift NB Mainlane Traffic from 17th to Forrest Street to Newly Reconstructed Lanes

WACO, Texas (May 31, 2022) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin shifting traffic this week on northbound I-35, while the City of Waco begins a construction project on the S. 17th Street bridge, which will be closed from Webster to Franklin avenues through next spring.

Mar
14
2022
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2022) - Overnight this week, TxDOT crews plan to close the northbound I-35 exit ramp (Exit 334B), which provides access to 8th-4th/5th Streets-Downtown-University Parks Drive-MLK Blvd by the Baylor Waco campus, to continue paving the northbound I-35 mainlanes.
Mar
7
2022
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2022) - Beginning Tuesday, March 8, TxDOT will close two I-35 intersections at University Parks Drive and 5th Street overnight this week by the Baylor campus.
Feb
21
2022
TxDOT to Begin Implementing Final I-35 Traffic Shifts Feb. 28-March 4
WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2022) – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has rescheduled the northbound I-35 mainlane traffic shift from US 84/Waco Drive to N Loop 340 due to expected weather events this week. These are among the final traffic shifts for the I-35 project through Waco, which is anticipated being completed by early 2023.
Jan
27
2022
WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2022) - Beginning tonight from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., TxDOT plans to close a section of the northbound I-35 mainlanes north of the Baylor campus from US 84/Waco Drive to N. Loop 340 to continue work reconstructing the northbound mainlanes.
Dec
14
2021
TONIGHT: TxDOT Plans Intersection and Exit Ramp Closures
WACO, Texas (Dec. 14, 2021) – TxDOT plans to close intersections and an exit ramp close to campus overnight this week as crews work to reconstruct the I-35 northbound mainlanes and overpasses.
Dec
7
2021
Thursday 12/9: TxDOT to Close 4th Street under I-35 to Continue Roadway Realignment Work
WACO, Texas (Dec. 7, 2021) - Beginning at 7 a.m. this Thursday, Dec. 9, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to close 4th Street where it crosses under I-35 until early 2022.
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.
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