DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is temporarily closing the St. Francis Avenue bridge that runs over Interstate-30 in both directions.
The bridge will be closed from March 22 at 8 a.m. until Tuesday, March 23 at noon to perform bridge repairs.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
While the bridge will reopen in a few days, northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane until Saturday, May 1.READ MORE: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
On I-30, underneath the bridge, all main westbound lanes of the interstate at St. Francis Avenue will be fully closed on Wednesday, March 24 at 10 p.m. until Thursday, March 25 at 5 a.m.MORE NEWS: As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Child Abuse Reports Rise In North Texas
Detours will be marked and electronic message boards will alert drivers. Drivers are being advised to expect delays and, if possible, seek alternate routes.