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  • 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.
  • In the southbound direction, crews will be preparing the area over the new bridge beams for the pouring of the new bridge deck. This work will include the demolition of the existing bridge rail and the installation of precast concrete bridge deck panels.
  • Crews are drilling foundation shafts for Sound Wall 21 which runs from Windsor Road to Enfield Road along southbound MoPac.
  • 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 are drilling foundation shafts and beginning to install the steel support structures for various overhead signs between RM 2222 and US 183. This week they will be closing lanes in the northbound direction between Hancock and Far West to haul insome of the sign structures.
  • 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 for the northbound bridge. 
    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 pouring caps on top of the sound wall foundations.
  • Crews expect to install steel rebar in the next week or two and then pour the concrete bridge decks.
  • Crews wil be installing temporary asphalt at the southbound entry and exit ramps south of RM 2222 to make room for sound wall constructioon.
  • Crews are drilling foundation shafts for Sound Wall 21 which runs from Windsor Road to Enfield Road along southbound MoPac.
  • Crews will be pouring concrete for columns, caps, abutments and backwalls. 
    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 pouring concrete caps 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
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