The repair is taking place on the northbound lane of Highway 146 and is expected to take until at least Monday morning, according to TxDOT.
TxDOT tweeted the following photo of the cracked pavement that needs repairing.
Heads up! SH 146 northbound at the Fred Hartman Bridge one right lane closed due to emergency repair. The repair needed will take until at least Monday morning. Additional lanes will be closed over the weekend for this road work. pic.twitter.com/oQ1ieLYYW0— TxDOT- HOU District (@TxDOTHouston) May 14, 2021
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Several more lanes may need to be shut down for the road work. No major delays have been reported.
The bridge spans the Houston Ship Channel between La Porte and Baytown.
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