Texas Department of Transportation Release
Traffic on I-45 north and soutbound will be diverted in Huntsville beginning Monday from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, with closures Tuesday and Wednesday nights as well.
The Texas Department of TRansportation will close nearly five miles of the interstate with northbound traffic forced to leave the highway at Exit 109 (Park Road) and southbound traffic, Exit 114, Veteran’s Memorial Parkway.
The Hwy. 19 southbound ramp will also be closed. The turn-around and northbound ramp will remain open. Southbound traffic on Hwy. 19 should exit at Hwy. 75.
The closures will allow large sections of the new Goree Bridge from State Highway 75 to Veterans Memorial Boulevard to be placed.
Message Boards have been placed advising of the closure and detour signs will be placed along the detour routes to alert and guide traffic through the detour.
The closures are part of the continuing construction of the six-mile widening project, Segment 1B of IH-45 from 0.5 miles north of Vick Springs Road to 0.3 miles north of Hwy. 19. This project will widen I-45 to six lanes and will replace the State Park Road 40 bridges and southbound Hwy. 19 flyover.