All lanes of Southwest Freeway northbound at West Loop will be closed for Mother's Day weekend

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Friday, May 7, 2021
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WATCH OUT! I-69 inbound will look different after this weekend's big closure, going from four lanes to three at I-610.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Avoid the Southwest Freeway inbound this weekend if you can. The area is transforming again as part of the massive, $259 million project to rebuild one of the busiest interchanges in Texas.

This is such a big closure this weekend that Houston Transtar has been warning drivers all week.

All northbound lanes of I-69 Southwest Freeway will be closed at the I-610 West Loop from Friday, May 7 at 9 p.m. until Monday, May 10 at 5 a.m.

We are about three years into the 6-year-long project to rework and rebuild the West Loop and Southwest Freeway.

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This weekend, crews will reconfigure the I-69 northbound lanes at the West Loop. They are doing this to make room for the future foundations of new connector ramps.

The new connector ramps will be the I-69 northbound connector ramp to I-610 northbound and the I-69 southbound connector ramp to I-610 southbound.

When the I-69 northbound lanes reopen Monday at 5 a.m., the mainlines will go from four lanes to three lanes right at I-610, and open back to four lanes after I-610.

You can find more information about the closure on Houston Transtar's website.

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