West Loop 289 exit closure, southbound Slide Road and Frankford

West Loop 289 exit closure, southbound Slide Road and Frankford Avenue

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(Press Release) 

LUBBOCK – Beginning at 9 a.m., on Thursday, July 26, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close the southbound West Loop 289 exit ramp to Slide Road/Frankford Avenue to all traffic. The closure will allow work crews to safely perform routine maintenance and paint the entrance ramp bridge onto eastbound South Loop 289.

The Marsha Sharp Freeway flyover will remain open to traffic during the operation. Flyover traffic will have a dedicated lane to merge onto mainlane West Loop 289. Southbound Loop motorists should take the 50th Street exit to connect with Slide and Frankford. The ramp is expected to reopen to traffic before the afternoon rush hour.

The work is part of a $1 million routine bridge maintenance project repainting various bridges along Marsha Sharp Freeway (US 62/82), Loop 289 and Spur 327.

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