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Thursday, September 26

Closure of NB I-35 exit UPDATE

The planned closure of the northbound I-35 exit to FM 3009 has been postponed until Sunday night, October 6 due to inclement weather in the forecast.

Most of the work requiring the ramp closure involves heavy dirt work, which is much more difficult with heavy rains. Rather than closing the ramp and having to stop work to wait for the ground to dry, Dan Williams Company has asked to delay the closure.

The work on the reconstructed exit ramp to FM 3009 was initially planned to begin Sept. 22 but was pushed back due to heavy rains late last week. This weekend's weather is expected to be similar.
The northbound exit to FM 3009 will be expanded to two lanes and repositioned just a bit to accommodate the improvements to I-35 along the Live Oak, Selma and Schertz corridor.
With the ramp closed, crews will add a lane to the exit and reposition the ramp to fit the improvements along the I-35 corridor through Live Oak, Selma and Schertz. When the ramp is reopened after no more than three weeks of work (per the contract), the north-to-south turnaround at FM 3009 should also open for use. This will mean all northbound frontage road lanes currently blocked for the workzone will also open up.

Again: the planned closure of the northbound I-35 exit ramp to FM 3009 has been pushed to Sunday night, October 6.