Weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close the northbound and southbound lanes of U.S. 75 (Central Expressway) in order to set beams for the new Melissa Road bridge.

WHERE: U.S. 75 northbound and southbound at Melissa Road bridge just south of State Highway 121

WHEN: 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 to 7 a.m. Sunday, June 8.

DETOURS:

  • NORTHBOUND: Traffic will take Exit 45 to State Highway 121 north to State Highway 5 north to the Collin County Outer Loop to U.S. 75 northbound.
  • SOUTHBOUND: Traffic will exit at Melissa Road (Exit 46), continue along the U.S. 75 southbound frontage road through the Bloomdale Road intersection and re-enter the highway.

Local law enforcement will assist with the traffic control in several locations including the Bloomdale Road intersection to keep traffic flowing on the frontage roads.

Backups are expected and motorists are encouraged to consider alternate routes. Motorists are urged to be mindful of construction personnel in the work zone.

 

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, rail and public transportation across the state. TxDOT and its 11,000 employees are committed to working with others to provide safe and reliable transportation solutions for Texas by maintaining a safe system, addressing congestion, connecting Texas communities, and being a Best in Class state agency. Find out more at txdot.gov.

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Motorists also can call TxDOT's toll-free highway condition line at 1-800-452-9292 for roadway information. For non-emergency roadside assistance, motorists can call the Texas Department of Public Safety at 1-800-525-5555.