Southwest Freeway shut down tonight construction

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Heads up! If you're planning to drive on the Southwest Freeway tonight, plan ahead for this total shutdown.

Tonight, the northbound and southbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway will be closed between Chimney Rock to Weslayan.

The closure starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday.

According to Houston's TxDOT, traffic will be detoured onto I-610.

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