Active Traffic Alert
Posted 05/04
On May 2, the southbound lanes of 7th Street were shifted onto the new bridge and now merge with southbound Airport Boulevard prior to merging with the US 183 southbound mainlanes. Traffic needing to access Montopolis Drive from 7th Street will follow the Montopolis Drive signed detour.

From US 183 Southbound: Exit at Bolm Road, follow Levander Loop past the Airport Boulevard intersection and proceed on Levander Loop to East 7th Street. Then turn on East 7th Street and follow the signed detour to Shady Lane to East Cesar Chavez Street (1st Street) to access Montopolis Drive.

From East 7th Street: Turn on Shady Lane and then on E. Cesar Chavez Street (1st St.) to access Montopolis Drive.

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  • Bridge Construction
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  • Drainage Work
  • Excavation
  • Foundation Drilling
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  • Pedestrian Bridge Construction
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  • Roadway Base Installation
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  • Sign Installation
  • Sound Wall Construction
  • Utility Work
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4/16/2018 - 4/1/2019

Continuously from Monday (4/16/2018) at 9 am to Monday (4/1/2019) at 5 pm, Smith Road, west of US 183, and Thurgood Avenue will be closed at the US 183 southbound mainlanes. Follow signed detours.

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4/28/2018 - 6/29/2018

Continuously from Saturday, April 28, at 11 am, to Friday, June 29, at 6 am, eastbound Vargas Road will be closed at US 183. Vargas traffic heading to US 183 northbound will detour via Ponca Street and Montopolis Drive to US 183. Vargas traffic heading to US southbound will take westbound Vargas Street to Riverside Drive and head south to SH 71 eastbound, then take the US southbound ramp.

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5/11/2018 - 12/30/2019

Starting April 25, 2017, and lasting till late December 2018, Central Avenue and Bluestein Drive are temporarily closed at their intersections with northbound US 183 for utility work. Traffic is being detoured via Techni Center Drive and Semi-Conductor Drive.

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5/11/2018 - 12/30/2019

Continuously between Friday June 5, 2017 at 8 pm to late December 2018, Levander Loop will be closed at the US 183 northbound turnaround. Follow the signed detour.

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5/11/2018 - 12/30/2019

Continuously from Saturday, January 13, 2017, at 7 am, to late December 2018, at 6 am, Tracor Lane and Marcel Gress will be closed at US 183.

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5/11/2018 - 12/30/2020

Continuously from Friday (8/17/2017) at 8 pm to late December 2018, 51st Street on the west side of US 183 will be reduced to one lane in both directions between US 183 and Hutchinson Drive.

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5/21/2018 - 6/1/2018

Monday through Thursday (5/21-24) and Tuesday through Friday (5/29-6/1) from 9 am to 4 pm, the US 183 southbound frontage road will be reduced by one lane from US 290 to Manor/Springdale Road.

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5/22/2018 - 5/25/2018

Monday through Thursday (5/21-24) from 8 pm to 6 am, the US 183 southbound mainlanes will be closed at the Colorado River. Detour by exiting at Bolm Road and follow detour signs along Levander Loop to reach Airport Blvd. From there, take the Airport Blvd entrance ramp to US 183 southbound. Expect Delays. If traveling to the airport for an early morning flight, plan ahead.

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5/22/2018 - 5/25/2018

Monday through Thursday (5/21-24) from 8 pm to 6 am, there will be major construction activity at US 183 and MLK Jr. Blvd. On Monday and Tuesday, the US 183 northbound mainlanes will be closed; traffic to detour by exiting for MLK Jr. Blvd, traveling through the signaled intersection to the entrance ramp to US 183 northbound. On Wednesday and Thursday, the US 183 southbound mainlanes will be closed; traffic to detour by exiting for MLK Jr. Blvd, traveling through the signaled intersection to the entrance ramp to US 183 southbound. On all four days of this activity, MLK Jr. Blvd will be closed in both directions over US 183. Eastbound traffic will detour on US 183 to turn around at TechniCenter Drive; westbound traffic will detour on US 183 to turn around at 51st Street. Expect delays.

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5/23/2018 - 5/23/2018

Tuesday (5/22) from 8 pm to 6 am, southbound US 183 at SH 71 will be closed. All southbound traffic will detour by exiting for westbound SH 71, taking the u-turn at E. Riverside Drive, and heading eastbound on SH 71 to the US 183 southbound exit. Expect Delays. If heading to the airport in the late evening/early morning, please plan ahead.

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5/25/2018 - 5/25/2018

Thursday (5/24) from 8 pm to 6 am, SH 71 westbound at US 183 will be closed. Traffic will detour by heading north on US 183 to the crossover at Palm Harbor homes, head south on US 183 and take the exit for SH 71 westbound. In addition, the US 183 southbound mainlanes will be reduce to one lane between Hergotz Lane and Thompson Lane. Expect Delays.

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The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is building a new tolled expressway with three lanes in each direction on an eight-mile section of US 183 between US 290 and SH 71.

In addition, the Mobility Authority will be reconstructing and improving the non-tolled US 183 general purpose lanes and adding $25 million worth of pedestrian and bicyclist facilities. The project will open in phases between 2019 and 2020, offering greater mobility for all users of the corridor.

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Construction Activity

Short Term

  • Lane Closure
    5/21/18 to 6/1/18

    Monday through Thursday (5/21-24) and Tuesday through Friday (5/29-6/1) from 9 am to 4 pm, the US 183 southbound frontage road will be reduced by one lane from US 290 to Manor/Springdale Road.

    Sound Wall Construction
  • Road Closure
    5/21/18 to 5/25/18

    Monday through Thursday (5/21-24) from 8 pm to 6 am, the US 183 southbound mainlanes will be closed at the Colorado River. Detour by exiting at Bolm Road and follow detour signs along Levander Loop to reach Airport Blvd. From there, take the Airport Blvd entrance ramp to US 183 southbound. Expect Delays. If traveling to the airport for an early morning flight, plan ahead.

    Bridge Construction
  • Construction Zone
    5/21/18 to 5/25/18

    Monday through Thursday (5/21-24) from 8 pm to 6 am, there will be major construction activity at US 183 and MLK Jr. Blvd. On Monday and Tuesday, the US 183 northbound mainlanes will be closed; traffic to detour by exiting for MLK Jr. Blvd, traveling through the signaled intersection to the entrance ramp to US 183 northbound. On Wednesday and Thursday, the US 183 southbound mainlanes will be closed; traffic to detour by exiting for MLK Jr. Blvd, traveling through the signaled intersection to the entrance ramp to US 183 southbound. On all four days of this activity, MLK Jr. Blvd will be closed in both directions over US 183. Eastbound traffic will detour on US 183 to turn around at TechniCenter Drive; westbound traffic will detour on US 183 to turn around at 51st Street. Expect delays.

    Bridge Construction
  • Road Closure
    5/22/18 to 5/23/18

    Tuesday (5/22) from 8 pm to 6 am, southbound US 183 at SH 71 will be closed. All southbound traffic will detour by exiting for westbound SH 71, taking the u-turn at E. Riverside Drive, and heading eastbound on SH 71 to the US 183 southbound exit. Expect Delays. If heading to the airport in the late evening/early morning, please plan ahead.

    Bridge Construction
  • Road Closure
    5/24/18 to 5/25/18

    Thursday (5/24) from 8 pm to 6 am, SH 71 westbound at US 183 will be closed. Traffic will detour by heading north on US 183 to the crossover at Palm Harbor homes, head south on US 183 and take the exit for SH 71 westbound. In addition, the US 183 southbound mainlanes will be reduce to one lane between Hergotz Lane and Thompson Lane. Expect Delays.

    Bridge Construction

Long Term

  • Road Closure
    4/16/18 to 4/1/19

    Continuously from Monday (4/16/2018) at 9 am to Monday (4/1/2019) at 5 pm, Smith Road, west of US 183, and Thurgood Avenue will be closed at the US 183 southbound mainlanes. Follow signed detours.

    Roadway Base Installation
  • Road Closure
    4/28/18 to 6/29/18

    Continuously from Saturday, April 28, at 11 am, to Friday, June 29, at 6 am, eastbound Vargas Road will be closed at US 183. Vargas traffic heading to US 183 northbound will detour via Ponca Street and Montopolis Drive to US 183. Vargas traffic heading to US southbound will take westbound Vargas Street to Riverside Drive and head south to SH 71 eastbound, then take the US southbound ramp.

    Roadway Base Installation
  • Road Closure
    5/11/18 to 12/30/19

    Starting April 25, 2017, and lasting till late December 2018, Central Avenue and Bluestein Drive are temporarily closed at their intersections with northbound US 183 for utility work. Traffic is being detoured via Techni Center Drive and Semi-Conductor Drive.

    Utility Work
  • Road Closure
    5/11/18 to 12/30/19

    Continuously between Friday June 5, 2017 at 8 pm to late December 2018, Levander Loop will be closed at the US 183 northbound turnaround. Follow the signed detour.

    Bridge Construction
  • Road Closure
    5/11/18 to 12/30/19

    Continuously from Saturday, January 13, 2017, at 7 am, to late December 2018, at 6 am, Tracor Lane and Marcel Gress will be closed at US 183.

    Utility Work
  • Lane Closure
    5/11/18 to 12/30/20

    Continuously from Friday (8/17/2017) at 8 pm to late December 2018, 51st Street on the west side of US 183 will be reduced to one lane in both directions between US 183 and Hutchinson Drive.

    Roadway Base Installation
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