March 8-10: Overnight Closures of UParks/5th Street Under I-35

March 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:

  • Crews plan to close all lanes of University Parks Drive – where they cross under I-35 – nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., beginning Tuesday, March 8, to Thursday, March 10.
  • Crews also plan to close 5th Street – where it crosses under I-35 – overnight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Thursday, March 10.
  • Eastbound traffic (from downtown toward campus) will be directed to the southbound frontage road where drivers can turn around at the next intersection.
  • Westbound traffic (from campus toward downtown) will be directed to the northbound frontage road where drivers can turn around at the next intersection.

Schedules are dependent on weather, field conditions and work progress. Plan ahead and visit waco4bmap.org for real-time traffic and pedestrian crossing information on I-35 through Waco. Follow @TxDOTWaco on Twitter for the most current updates on construction activities and lane closures.

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