Construction work will begin next week to complete a phase of the Marsha Sharp Freeway project.
The repairs are on the concrete median barrier. The westbound Loop 289 shoulder and inside main lane are closed to traffic, as is the eastbound Loop 289 shoulder.
Message signs alerting motorists of the change were placed last week for northbound and southbound Slide Road traffic.
Repairs will be made to bridge joints on several structures along I-27.
Work on the $7.4 million project began in September 2012.
The closure is to allow hazmat response teams to complete hazardous material cleanup on the roadway.
The $5.4 million project will add 1.4 miles of Slide Road to the City of Lubbock’s transportation system.
The period of March 1st through May 31st in 2011 accounted for 26 percent of all alcohol-related crashes in Texas.
The overpass suffered severe damage from a collision in late September, and was demolished in November to allow for a replacement.
I-27 was closed all day, yesterday, due to the blizzard in the Panhandle and South Plains