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  • Crews are continuiing to remove a concrete coating from bridge railing on the northbound MoPac bridge over Lady Bird Lake. Each night the week of January 25th they will be closing one lane across the bridge to work on either the right or left hand side bridge railing. They will also be narrowing the Cesar Chavez Street onramp to northbound MoPac to work on a bridge in that area. The ramp will remain open to traffic.
  • Crews are installing sign towers and overhead trusses in the area between RM 2222 and US 183. The work will require dual lane closures during the overnight hours with short term complete roadway closures while the trusses are swung into place over MoPac. Some travel delays are expected to coincide with this work, especially on Sunday the 25th, Monday the 26th and Tuesday the 27th of January.
  • Crews are preparing to install the new bridge beams for the expanded bridges over the Capital Metro Red Line just south of Parmer Lane. As part of this effort they will be closing lanes and conducting surveying work on Sunday night January 25th.

  • Crews are working to expand the bridges over the Union Pacific rail line that is between Braker Lane and Duval.  They are also starting construction of a bicycle and pedestrian bridge over the tracks. As part of this activity they will be closing lanes on MoPac in the area on Sunday evening January 25th to do survey work. There will be lane closures and complete roadway closures of the turnarounds underneath MoPac at times the week of January 25th as this work progresses. 

  • Crews are preparing to pour the bridge decks and are continuing to work on the concrete forms and steel rebar installation that is required. Lane closures underneath MoPac on Enfield will occur during the overnight hours.
  • Crews are finshing the final sound wall foundation shafts along the northbound onramp from 45th Street and are preparing to do roadway subase work in the area.  

  • Crews are resuming the drilling of foundation shafts for Sound Wall 21 which runs from Windsor Road to Enfield Road along southbound MoPac. They also expect to start installing new drainage structures in the area.
  • 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. As weather permits additional priming and asphalt paving will occur.

  • Crews are starting to build retaining walls on either side of the southbound bridge. Work is also planned in the next couple of weeks along Perry Lane adjacent to the southbound exit ramp to install drainage structures and work on the fiber optic cable duct bank in the area.

  • Crews are working to construct a retaining wall along the southbound shoulder of MoPac adjacent to the Westover bridge as they prepare to widen MoPac.
    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 expected to resume installing concrete wall panels and columns the week of January 26th.

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