87 percent of motorcycle crashes injure or kill the rider, and national studies show that a motorcyclist is five times more likely to be injured, and 25 times more likely to die in a crash.
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Signs placed on state highway right of way or found to be potential safety hazards may be removed by TxDOT immediately without any prior notice. TxDOT says that violators may be charged for the removal of the illegally placed signs.
Westbound traffic from Avenue W to Quaker Avenue, and eastbound traffic from Avenue W to Slide Road along South Loop 289 will be affected.
TxDOT is closing the frontage road to allow crews to perform bridge work and to pour the last section of deck on the northbound I-27 bridge.
TxDOT also expects the new eastbound frontage roads from Avenue L to McKenzie Park to open to traffic on Thursday.
The nighttime and truck speed limits were eliminated by House Bill 1353, which went into effect on September 1st.
Flash flooding is the leading cause of weather-related deaths in Texas, and as little as six inches of water can float some vehicles.
The work is part of Phase 4 of the Marsha Sharp Freeway Project.
Two separate road improvement projects will get underway next week in Lubbock.
TxDOT is set to begin work on the $1.6 million maintenance project to improve several roadways this week.