19th Street in east Lubbock will close next week.

TxDOT will close both east and westbound 19th Street from Avenue A to I-27 to all traffic, beginning after the morning traffic rush on Tuesday, October 30th.

Crews will remove the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks that span across the roadway.

The road will remain closed through Thursday, November 1st.

Westbound 19th Street traffic will be detoured at 18th Street to Avenue B to reconnect with 19th Street. Eastbound 19th Street traffic will use Avenue C to 23rd Street and Avenue A to reconnect with 19th Street.