TXDOT: Rolling lane closures planned along West Loop 289 for LP&L work Sunday night

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Closures will run from 11:00 p.m. Sunday to 4:00 a.m. Monday

(Photo provided by the City of Lubbock Utilities/Lubbock Power & Light)

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from TxDOT:

Sunday night, Sept. 19, drivers should anticipate various overnight rolling lane closures and ramp closures along west Loop 289, between 19th Street and Spur 327. The closures will allow Lubbock Power & Light (LP&L) to safely replace lines spanning the roadway.

The rolling lane closures are scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. and will impact the mainlanes and frontage roads on both sides of the roadway. Rolling closures are a highway traffic control technique used to briefly slow or stop traffic ahead of construction or utility work zones that require a short-term full closure of the road.

The work is scheduled to be completed by 4 a.m. Monday morning and will take place weather permitting.

The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, maritime, rail, and public transportation across the state. Through collaboration and leadership, we deliver a safe, reliable, and integrated transportation system that enables the movement of people and goods.  Find out more at TxDOT.gov. “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

(Press release from Texas Department of Transportation, Lubbock District)

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