Crews have prepared trucks and equipment that apply anti-icing and deicing materials to bridges, overpasses, and areas such as canyon upgrades, downgrades, curves, and major intersections.
The closure will begin at 9 a.m. Friday, November 22nd. It will allow crews to safely set barricades for road work that will begin after the Thanksgiving holiday.
The closure will allow the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company to complete repair work on the railroad crossing located just south of Erskine.
The left lane and shoulder will be closed to allow crews to make concrete repairs.
More than $9.6 million for projects in Crosby, Hockley, and Parmer counties were among 52 statewide projects approved by the Texas Transportation Commission during their October meeting.
Crews will begin the process of switching all Loop 289 traffic onto the newly constructed southbound bridge at Quaker Avenue on Monday, October 14th.
The freeway flyover will close at 7 p.m. both nights to allow crews to safely restripe the roadway.
The public hearing is to discuss and receive input from the public on a project that will make improvements to the Marsha Sharp Freeway from Milwaukee Avenue to 82nd Street in Lubbock and Wolfforth.
The temporary closure and detour will allow for work at Jones AT&T Stadium on the Texas Tech campus to be performed.
Alcohol may have been a factor in a deadly accident in the Texas Panhandle late Monday which killed five members of popular summer musical.