Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) say they are going to fast-track contract work to fix a damaged bridge in Irving, after a truck crash into it on Friday.
All of northbound Loop 12 and part of eastbound Highway 183 in Irving remain closed, after a semi hit an overpass just after noon on Friday.
Interstate-35W, north of Fort Worth, will be shut down for the entire weekend. A spokesperson with the Texas Department of Transportation said it’s the first time the agency has closed the highway for such a long period of time.
Dallas police blame inpatient drivers and acknowledge one of their own officers for causing a chaotic scene along I-635 in Dallas Tuesday.
All of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 635 were at a complete stop Tuesday afternoon as members of DPD and Dallas Fire Rescue worked a major accident near Audelia. But the end result was a frustrated driver frenzy, with cars going all directions.