Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced Friday that weather permitting, north and southbound Milwaukee Avenue at the Marsha Sharp Freeway will be closed overnight Wednesday, May 27 for additional construction. TxDOT contractors will pour the concrete for the eastbound Marsha Sharp Freeway bridge deck at Milwaukee.

The road closure is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. to allow the work crew time and space needed to stage the concrete pump truck on Milwaukee. The deck pour is anticipated to begin around midnight. Milwaukee Avenue will re-open to traffic by 6 a.m., Thursday, May 28.

Northbound Milwaukee traffic will detoured east to Loop 289 where drivers can use the turnarounds to return to Milwaukee to continue north. Southbound Milwaukee will be detoured west on US 62/82 to Upland Avenue. Eastbound Marsha Sharp Freeway will be reduced to one lane of travel.

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