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HOUSTON -- Multiple connector ramp closures are scheduled for the US 59 Southwest Freeway/ IH 610 West Loop Interchange this weekend as crews work to repair the US 59/ Southwest Freeway northbound connector ramp to IH 610 West Loop northbound.

The ramp was damaged when an oversized 18-wheeler vehicle hit it on December 2. Transportation officials say starting at 9 p.m. Friday, January 4 until 5 a.m. Monday, January 7 the US 59/ Southwest Freeway northbound connector ramp to IH 610/ West Loop northbound will be closed to all traffic.

Motorists can detour through the US 59/ Southwest Freeway northbound mainlanes, exit and u-turn at Weslayan to enter the US 59/ Southwest Freeway southbound frontage road. From the frontage road take the entrance ramp onto US 59/ Southwest Freeway southbound from Weslayan to reach the connector to IH 610/ West Loop.

Additional road closures are listed below:

IH 610/ West Loop northbound mainlanes at US 59/ Southwest Freeway one right lane will be closed at 9 p.m. Friday, January 4 until 5 a.m. Monday, January 7.

IH 610/ West Loop northbound mainlanes at US 59/ Southwest Freeway total nightly closure of mainlanes 10 p.m. Saturday, January 5 to to 5 a.m. Sunday, January 6. Motorists can detour to the IH 610/ West Loop northbound mainlanes hot link exit to Westheimer, reenter the IH 610/ West Loop northbound mainlanes via the Richmond entrance ramp.

IH 610/ West Loop from US 59/ Southwest Freeway northbound exit to Westheimer total nightly closure of exit 10 p.m. Saturday, January 5 to 5 a.m. Sunday, January 6. Motorists can detour to the IH 610/ West Loop mainlanes to the San Felipe Exit ramp, u-turn at San Felipe to the US 610 southbound frontage road to Westheimer.

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 these scheduled lane closures in the Houston District contact Danny Perez at (713) 802-5077 or click here.

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