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  • Crews are continuing to construct concrete retaining walls in the median of MoPac to deal with the elevation differences between the northbound and southbound lanes.  Crews are also removing soil and hauling in roadway base material in preparation for paving some of these areas. Lane closures will be necessary at night to allow concrete trucks and dump trucks to enter and exit the median.
  • 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.
  • Crews are pouring caps on top of the sound wall foundations.
  • Crews are at various stages of constructing the new express lanes between US 183 and Parmer Lane. In some locations base material is still being hauled in and graded.  In other locations primer has been placed and the first lifts of asphalt have been installed.

  • 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. They are also forming and pouring the bridge abutments.
  • Crews are excavating the area underneath Steck Avenue and beginning to build a retaining wall as they prepare to reconfigure the northbound exit ramps in the area around Steck Avenue.
  • Crews are drilling foundation shafts for the sound wall and will also be drilling foundation shafts for sign structures.

  • Crews are drilling foundation shafts for Sound Wall 21 which runs from Windsor Road to Enfield Road along southbound MoPac.
  • Crews are finishing up some drilled shafts for the bridge foundations.
    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
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