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Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Texas Department of Transportation
News Release
Friday, May 05, 2017

HOUSTON – The Texas Department of Transportation will make emergency repairs to the concrete barrier wall on I-610 North Loop eastbound over I-69 Eastex northbound this evening. The concrete barrier wall was struck by a heavy truck traveling northbound on I-69 as it passed undernearth IH 610 North Loop on May 5.

To facilitate the closure, all mainlanes of I-69 Eastex northbound at IH 610 North Loop will be closed Friday, May 5 at 9 p.m. until Sunday, May 7 at 5 a.m. Motorist traveling on I-69 Eastex northbound will be detoured to I-610 North Loop eastbound mainlanes, take the Lockwood exit, u-turn at Lockwood, continue on the I-610 North Loop frontage road to the I-69 Eastex northbound frontage road to re-enter the mainlanes of I-69 Eastex northbound.

Also, the outside (right) lane of I-610 North Loop westbound at I-69 Eastex will be blocked. 

Motorists should expect delays and may want to consider an alternate route. Police officers will be on site to assist with traffic control. For more information on scheduled lane closures in the Houston District contact Danny Perez at (713) 802-5077. 

Also be sure to visit the Houston TranStar website at for a complete of list of Houston District closures. All closures are subject to change due to inclement weather. Follow us on Twitter @TxDOTHoustonPIO.

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