Westbound I-20 lanes closed again for bridge demolition

November 30, 2012

The bridge that was damaged after a collision in late September on US 84 will cause a temporary closure of both main lanes of westbound Interstate 20 at the US 84 overpass in Nolan County. (Photo by Tatiana Rodriguez)

Both main lanes of westbound Interstate 20 at the US 84 overpass in Nolan County are temporarily closed starting to allow crews to demolish and remove a bridge that was damaged after a collision in late September.
The closure is expected to remain in effect for about a week. Traffic will be detoured to US 84 Business and routed around the overpass before being directed back to westbound I-20. The 3/4 mile detour is the same route that was used immediately following the collision. Signs, cones and message boards will be in place to direct drivers.
Both westbound lanes of I-20 will reopen after this phase of the work is complete, but future closures will be necessary as work progresses to replace the bridge. 
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