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
Almost 5” of snow has fallen in Lubbock as of 12:30p. Also 15” of snow has been measured in Tulia and 17” of snow has been recorded in Amarillo today, along with wind gusts up to 75 mph.
Texas Tech University has delayed the start of Tuesday classes until 11am
Stranded motorists get shelter.
A number of highways have been closed today due to the blizzard in the South Plains and Panhandle
They anticipate bringing in equipment to remove and reshape the portion of the slope that has become unstable.