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TxDOT | Traffic Alert: I-45 Gulf Freeway Northbound Major Weekend Closure



HOUSTON – The Texas Department of Transportation will be restriping a section of I-45 Gulf Freeway northbound between SH 96 and FM 518 this weekend as part of the I-45 widening project in the League City area.

There will be a total closure of the I-45 Gulf Freeway northbound mainlanes beginning Friday, October 5 at 9 p.m. until Monday, October 8 at 5 a.m.

Motorists traveling northbound on I-45 Gulf Freeway will be detoured to the SH 96 exit to the I-45 northbound frontage road and continue through the signalized intersections to re-enter the I-45 northbound mainlanes after FM 518. 

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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