Heads up, drivers: Traffic nightmare headed to Houston's west side

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Friday, September 20, 2019
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Major closures ahead for west side drivers

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- We've dealt with flooding closures this week, but that won't likely change our weekend construction routine. Your drive on the west side could be a little slow this weekend behind some closures on US-290 and near the West Loop and Southwest Freeway as well as the Gulf Freeway. Here are some of the biggest closures happening in our area starting Friday night:

US-290

3 inside lanes

Westbound Pinemont to Fairbanks North Houston

Friday at 9 p.m. - Monday at 5 a.m.

I-45 Gulf Freeway

Total closure

Northbound and southbound connector ramp to BW-8 South

Friday at 9 p.m. - Monday at 5 a.m.

US-59 Southwest Freeway

2 outside lanes

Southbound West Loop to South Rice

Friday at 9 p.m. - Monday at 5 a.m.

West Loop

Total closure

Northbound and southbound connector ramp to US-59 Southbound

Friday at 9 p.m. - Sunday at 1 p.m.

Detour: US-59 northbound and u-turn

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