FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- Do you use the I-69 Southwest Freeway in Fort Bend County? Well, we've got a gridlock alert for you, but it should only last through the weekend.
This is all part of ongoing construction on the Oyster Creek Bridge, forcing a closure on all northbound and southbound mainlanes of the Southwest Freeway.
The closure will run from Williams Trace to Lakeside Plaza Drive starting Friday at 9 p.m. until Monday, June 26 at 5 a.m.
Don't fret. We have your alternate routes handy.
If you're going northbound, take the exit at Williams Trace Boulevard and follow the frontage road. Then, re-enter the mainlanes using the next available entrance ramp.
For those going southbound, exit at SH-6 and follow the southbound frontage road and re-enter the southbound mainlanes at the next available entrance.
The $5 million project will replace the existing pan girder bridge with a new slab beam bridge on the freeway over Oyster Creek.
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