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January 10, 2017

WACO – The Texas Department of Transportation (Waco District) will close the eastbound Loop 363 turnaround to north Spur 290 (1st Street) and the Southbound 1st Street ramp to eastbound Loop 363 on Monday, January 16th, 2017.  

Southbound 1st Street traffic needing to head east will be detoured to the 5th Street interchange in order to access the eastbound lanes of Loop 363.  (see map below; click on map for an enlarged view)

Map of new route from south 1st St to eastbound 190/36

Eastbound Loop 363 traffic needing northbound 1st Street access will detour via the 5th Street exit to the 5th street overpass.  (See map below; click on map for an enlarged view).  The south 1st Street ramp to eastbound Loop 363 will permanently close pending the completion of the new interchange at that location.  Westbound traffic flow access from south 1st Street or along westbound Loop 363 will not be affected in this area. 

Map of traffic flow from Loop 363 to 5th Street

Message boards and signs indicating closures and detours will be in place.    

A multi-phase project, to construct an at-grade, signalized interchange at the intersection of South Loop 363 at Spur 290 (1st Street), began in October, 2016 and is projected for completion in the Spring of 2018, weather permitting.     

Motorists can expect temporary lane closures, flaggers and temporary delays within the project area for the duration of the project.   TxDOT cautions motorists to be alert for construction personnel and equipment in the work areas.

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