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  • Crews are installing flexbase (a gravel like material) and pouring concrete for retaining walls in the median of MoPac between US 183 and Parmer Lane . The material is being hauled in at night and requires overnight lane closures in the area. Beginning the week of September 14, weather permitting, crews are expected to start spraying a prime coat on top of the flexbase as the prepare to being paving the Express Lanes in this area. Paving work could begin as early as the week of September 21st.

  • Crews will be working in the middle of MoPac from Anderson Lane to US 183 to construct concrete walls in the median and remove soil. There will be single left hand southbound lane closures each night to allow trucks to access the area safely. 
  • Crews will be working to demo the existing bridge decks and install precast concrete decking on the bridge over Enfield Road.
  • Crews will be installing drainage structures, excavating, building retaining walls, drilling bridge foundation shafts and performing many other work activities as they construct the underpasses that will carry traffic from the Express Lanes into and out of downtown Austin.
  • The week of September 15th crews are expected to begin work on a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge that is being built along southbound MoPac. It will cross over the Union Pacific railroad tracks south of Duval and is part of shared use path linking the Walnut Creek trail to points south aling MoPac.
  • Crews are expected to begin constructing the support columns for the sound wall the week of September 15th.
  • Crews currently expect to start work drilling foundation shafts for Sound Wall 21 the week of September 15th.
  • Crews will be mowing the grass in the MoPac corridor during June. No lane closures are expected to accomplish this work.
  • Crews are forming and pouring the caps on the bridge columns near the Capital Metro Red Line tracks underneath MoPac as they prepare to widen the bridges over the tracks.
  • Crews have been installing foundation shafts for sign structures between RM 2222 and US 183.  The week of September 15th they are expected to start putting up the new sign structures in that area.
  • Crews will be working on forming and pouring concrete for bridge column caps as they prepare to install the bridge beams for the widening bridges over 2222. Bridge beam installation is currently planned for the southbound bridge the week of September 22nd.
    Left hand lane closures may be necessary after 5pm on Sunday July 13th and after 9pm Monday night July 14 through Thursday night July 17th. The lanes will reopen each morning by 5am. - See more at: http://www.mopacexpress.com/#sthash.pD1DKXW8.dpuf
    Left hand lane closures may be necessary after 5pm on Sunday July 13th and after 9pm Monday night July 14 through Thursday night July 17th. The lanes will reopen each morning by 5am. - See more at: http://www.mopacexpress.com/#sthash.pD1DKXW8.dpuf
  • Crews have completed foundation work and are now installing drainage structures. Later this month they will be completing earthwork adjacent to the planned wall. 
  • Crews have completed rough grading and are expected to begin drilling foundation shafts the week of September 22nd.
  • Crews have begun drilling foundation shafts for the wall and continue to do clearing and grading work in the area around the wall. 
  • Crews currently expect to start work drilling foundation shafts for Sound Wall 21 the week of September 29th.
  • Crews will be working on drilling additional foundation shafts for the widening of the MoPac bridges over Westover/Northwood Road. 
    Left hand lane closures may be necessary after 5pm on Sunday July 13th and after 9pm Monday night July 14 through Thursday night July 17th. The lanes will reopen each morning by 5am. - See more at: http://www.mopacexpress.com/#sthash.pD1DKXW8.dpuf
    Left hand lane closures may be necessary after 5pm on Sunday July 13th and after 9pm Monday night July 14 through Thursday night July 17th. The lanes will reopen each morning by 5am. - See more at: http://www.mopacexpress.com/#sthash.pD1DKXW8.dpuf
  • Crews will be working on drilling additional foundation shafts for the widening of the MoPac bridges over Windsor. 
    Left hand lane closures may be necessary after 5pm on Sunday July 13th and after 9pm Monday night July 14 through Thursday night July 17th. The lanes will reopen each morning by 5am. - See more at: http://www.mopacexpress.com/#sthash.pD1DKXW8.dpuf
    Left hand lane closures may be necessary after 5pm on Sunday July 13th and after 9pm Monday night July 14 through Thursday night July 17th. The lanes will reopen each morning by 5am. - See more at: http://www.mopacexpress.com/#sthash.pD1DKXW8.dpuf
  • Crews are going to be reconstructing Westover Road in the area around MoPac on the weekends of September 19th and 26th. Lane closures will be in place the entire weekend with construction activity around the clock so that the lanes can be reopened by Monday morning each week. Drivers should be prepared for possible delays. Residents may experience some construction related annoyances such as noise.
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