Another Weekend of Traffic Hell on North Loop

The low spark of high-heeled boys
The low spark of high-heeled boys

Sure, last weekend was a lot of fun on the north side of town with the Loop closed in both directions.

If you were hoping for a reprise, you'll be sadly disappointed -- only eastbound lanes will be closed this weekend. Still, it should make for some great sittin'-in-traffic fun!

TxDOT is closing all eastbound lanes from I-10 to 59 all day Saturday and Sunday. (Technically, not from midnight to 5 a.m. each day.)

"The closure is necessary for the roadway contractor to stripe the mainlanes and place concrete for the new Kelley Street Bridge," TxDot says, as if. "Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate route if possible."

It's a 76-million project that's wrapping up.

Your alternative?

All IH 610 eastbound traffic will be detoured via US 59 northbound or southbound. Motorists destined to IH 610 East Loop can take US 59 going southbound to IH 10 East back to IH 610.

Be careful out there.


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