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Thursday, June 28

I-10/Dominion Drive closure this weekend

Even though summer officially started a few days ago, someone forgot to tell the weather that. With it being at least 90 degrees every day for the foreseeable future, we can all be thankful for air-conditioning.
Beginning the evening of June 29th and finishing up the morning of July 2nd, the mainlanes of I-10 at Dominion Dr. along with the eastbound and westbound traffic of Dominion Dr. will be closed. This is the same process that occurred at Camp Bullis Rd. just a few weeks ago. To get caught up on what has been going on, please read our previous blog. This time we are upping the ante with the weight of the beams. The previous beams placed at Camp Bullis Rd. had a length of 100 ft. and weighed a measly 83,200 lbs. (41.6 tons). The beams that are going up at Dominion Dr. may have a shorter length at 91 ft., but they weigh a whopping 93,000 lbs. (46.5 tons). The difference in weight is a whole extra African elephant!
Of course, with the closures come the detours, but we strive to make them as easy as possible. Westbound traffic of I-10 will exit at Dominion Dr., continue thru the Dominion intersection, and re-enter the westbound mainlanes at the entrance ramp before Boerne Stage Rd. Similarly, eastbound traffic of I-10 will exit at Dominion Dr., continue thru the Dominion intersection, and re-enter the eastbound mainlanes at the entrance ramp before Camp Bullis Rd. Westbound and eastbound traffic on Dominion Dr. will be re-routed. Westbound traffic will turn and proceed on the westbound frontage road and continue to the westbound entrance ramp or the turnaround at Boerne Stage Rd. Eastbound traffic will turn and proceed on the eastbound frontage road and continue to the eastbound entrance ramp or the turnaround at Camp Bullis Rd.
We will again have sufficient uniformed officer presence to safely move and direct traffic through the intersection, along with message boards and signs. We are striving to repeat and improve upon the success we have had during the entire construction process.
If you are ever wondering what’s going on, you can check out the TransGuide cameras.