Active Traffic Alert
Posted 08/10
LONG-TERM CLOSURE OF SH 71 WESTBOUND TO US 183 SOUTHBOUND RAMP

The cloverleaf ramp from SH 71 westbound to US 183 southbound will be CLOSED for 10-12 months starting August 20, 2018. Detour traffic will exit Riverside Drive and take the west to east U-turn to access US 183 southbound. This closure is necessary to facilitate the realignment, reconstruction, and widening of westbound SH 71.

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  • Construction Zone
  • Detour
  • Emergency
  • Lane Closure
  • Lane Shift
  • Ramp Closure
  • Road Closure
  • Shoulder Closure
  • Sidewalk Closure
  • Bridge Construction
  • Clearing
  • Drainage Work
  • Excavation
  • Foundation Drilling
  • Guardrail Work
  • Highway Lighting
  • Intersection Work
  • Landscaping
  • Paving
  • Pedestrian Bridge Construction
  • Retaining Wall Construction
  • Roadway Base Installation
  • Roadway Striping
  • Shared Use Path
  • Sidewalk Work
  • Sign Installation
  • Sound Wall Construction
  • Utility Work
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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

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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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Continuously between Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 8 pm until Monday, April 1, 2019 at 5 pm, Vargas Road will be closed at US 183. Follow signed detour.

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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Continuously between Thursday, June 1, 2018 at 6 am until Monday, April 1, 2019 at 6 am, Eastgate will be closed at the US 183 southbound mainlanes. Follow signed detour.

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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Continuously through late December 2018, at 6 am, Tracor Lane and Marcel Gres will be closed at US 183.

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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Continuously through 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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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Central Avenue and Bluestein Drive are temporarily closed at their intersections with northbound US 183 for utility work and will remain closed through 2018. Traffic is being detoured via Techni Center Drive and Semi-Conductor Drive.

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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Continuously through December 2018, Levander Loop will be closed at the US 183 northbound turnaround. Follow the signed detour.

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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Sunday (8/19) from 6 pm to 6 am, SH 71 westbound from Brandt Drive to US 183 and US 183 southbound from Patton Avenue to SH 71 will be reduced to one lane.

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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Beginning as early as Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9 am and lasting approximately 10-12 months, the SH 71 westbound exit ramp to US 183 southbound will be closed. Detour by exiting for the U-turn at E. Riverside Drive and heading eastbound on SH 71 to the US 183 southbound exit.

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8/19/2018 - 8/19/2018

Sunday (8/26) from 6 pm to 6 am and Monday (8/27) from 8 pm to 6 am, the US 183 southbound exit ramp to MLK Jr., Blvd will be closed. Traffic will detour by exiting early at 51st Street and taking a left on Springdale Drive to access MLK Jr., Blvd.

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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
    8/19/18 to 8/20/18

    Sunday (8/19) from 6 pm to 6 am, SH 71 westbound from Brandt Drive to US 183 and US 183 southbound from Patton Avenue to SH 71 will be reduced to one lane.

    Sign Installation
  • Ramp Closure
    8/26/18 to 8/28/18

    Sunday (8/26) from 6 pm to 6 am and Monday (8/27) from 8 pm to 6 am, the US 183 southbound exit ramp to MLK Jr., Blvd will be closed. Traffic will detour by exiting early at 51st Street and taking a left on Springdale Drive to access MLK Jr., Blvd.

    Highway Lighting

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
    6/15/18 to 4/1/19

    Continuously between Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 8 pm until Monday, April 1, 2019 at 5 pm, Vargas Road will be closed at US 183. Follow signed detour.

    Roadway Base Installation
  • Road Closure
    6/15/18 to 4/1/19

    Continuously between Thursday, June 1, 2018 at 6 am until Monday, April 1, 2019 at 6 am, Eastgate will be closed at the US 183 southbound mainlanes. Follow signed detour.

    Roadway Base Installation
  • Road Closure
    7/30/18 to 12/31/18

    Continuously through late December 2018, at 6 am, Tracor Lane and Marcel Gres will be closed at US 183.

    Utility Work
  • Lane Closure
    7/30/18 to 12/31/18

    Continuously through 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
  • Road Closure
    7/30/18 to 12/31/18

    Central Avenue and Bluestein Drive are temporarily closed at their intersections with northbound US 183 for utility work and will remain closed through 2018. Traffic is being detoured via Techni Center Drive and Semi-Conductor Drive.

    Utility Work
  • Road Closure
    7/30/18 to 12/31/18

    Continuously through December 2018, Levander Loop will be closed at the US 183 northbound turnaround. Follow the signed detour.

    Bridge Construction
  • Ramp Closure
    8/20/18 to 8/12/19

    Beginning as early as Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9 am and lasting approximately 10-12 months, the SH 71 westbound exit ramp to US 183 southbound will be closed. Detour by exiting for the U-turn at E. Riverside Drive and heading eastbound on SH 71 to the US 183 southbound exit.

    Bridge Construction
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