TONIGHT: TxDOT to Close Northbound I-35 Frontage Road from 5th Street to University Parks Drive

June 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.

  • Northbound traffic will be directed to turn right on 5th Street and then continue on Dutton Avenue where drivers can reconnect with I-35 via University Parks Drive.

Crews also will close 5th and 4th Streets where they cross under I-35 tonight from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. These closures will not occur concurrently with the northbound frontage road closure from 5th Street to University Parks Drive.

  • Drivers on 5th Street will be directed to the southbound frontage road where they can turn around at 18th Street.
  • Drivers on 4th Street will be directed to Dutton Avenue where they can cross under I-35 at University Parks Drive.

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 traffic and pedestrian path information.

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