Beginning Tonight: I-35 Mainlane and Exit Ramp Closures

April 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.

Monday, April 19, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  • Crews plan to close the I-35 northbound exit 335A (Downtown-4th/5th-8th-University Parks Drive) and alternating I-35 northbound mainlanes from 19th Street to Meyers Lane overnight from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • To access downtown, drivers can exit at 17th/18th Streets (Exit 334).

Tuesday, April 20, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  • Crews plan to close alternating I-35 southbound mainlanes from Meyers Lane to 19th Street overnight from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Wednesday, April 21, and Thursday, April 22

  • Crews plan to close the I-35 northbound exit for BUS 77 (Exit 337) nightly, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. To access BUS 77, drivers can exit at US 84/Waco Drive (Exit 338A) and turn around.

Schedules are dependent on weather, field conditions and work progress. Follow TxDOT on Twitter @TxDOTWaco for the most current updates on construction activities and lane closures, and visit www.waco4bmap.org for real-time pedestrian path and traffic information.

National Work Zone Awareness Week starts next Monday, April 26. Remember, not all work zones look the same. TxDOT is reconstructing the Brazos River Bridge at I-35 in Waco, making the river in this section a work zone too. Avoid the area if you can, and if you must pass under the bridge, watch out for falling debris and listen to flaggers, as they are there to help you pass safely. Be Safe. Drive Smart.

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