Road Construction Projects Update in Abilene – Industrial Exit on Loop 322 Closed
From repaving loop 322, to several other projects, there is quite a bit of construction going on in Abilene right now. Here’s a list of projects that Texas Department of Transportation have announced for the week of January 26-31.
- TRAFFIC WARNING: Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 28, the Industrial Blvd. exit from Loop 322 north/east bound will be closed due to ongoing construction in the area. The ramp is expected to re-open in approximately two weeks. Drivers headed to Industrial Blvd. from Loop 322 toward the airport should take the Maple exit to proceed to Industrial Blvd. The south/west bound lanes of Loop 322 will not be affected.Motorists are reminded to watch for crew members and equipment in this construction area, and to drive to conditions.
- Sealing Roadways in North Abilene: Crews will also be sealing cracks in the roadways from Clinton Street to Grape Street as well as on Westlake Road from Anson Avenue to East Stamford Street.
- Resurfacing I-20 West of Abilene: A 13 mile stretch of I-20 from the Nolan County line to Wells Lane is being resurfaced. Project is 60% complete.
- Pine Street Access Roads: Construction of freeway ramps continues near Pine Street. Project is 99% complete.
- I-20 and Rainy Creek Bridge: Work continues to replace a bridge. Project is 90% complete.
- Canyon Rock Construction: Work continues from Canyon Rock to Iberis Road on frontage roads. Project is 70% complete.
- FM 613 Road: From FM 89 near Buffalo Gap to west of highway 83 in Tuscola, work continues to widen and rehabilitate roadway.
- Loop 322 Road Construction: Work continues on Loop 322 from Lytle Creek to Maple Street to move on and off ramps and repave and mark frontage roads. In addition, work has been completed in making the frontage road a one way.
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