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Posted on: March 1, 2021

I-30 Closure Set as Work Continues on $1.7 Billion 635 East Project

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As part of the $1.7 billion 635 East project to widen and improve Interstate 635, all lanes of Interstate 30 will be closed at Galloway Avenue in Mesquite from 8 p.m. Saturday, May 8, until noon Sunday, May 9.

Two exits into Garland are also facing overnight closures. The exit from westbound I-635 to Plano Road will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the morning of Saturday, May 8. The exit from eastbound I-635 to Centerville Road will be closed from 8 p.m. Thursday, May 6, to 5 a.m. Friday, May 7, and from 8 p.m. Friday, May 7, to 5 a.m. Saturday, May 8. 

Various lanes along both directions of I-635 are closed overnights through Sunday, May 9, over the entire 11 miles of the project -- between Central Expressway and Interstate 30. Rolling full closures of eastbound and westbound I-635 are planned at Abrams Road from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the morning of Thursday, May 6. Rolling full closures of eastbound and westbound I-635 are planned at Skillman Street from 11 p.m. Thursday, May 6, to 5 a.m. Friday, May 7.

The rebuild of the I-635/Interstate 30 interchange is a major component of the ongoing project. The connector ramp from southbound I-635 to eastbound I-30 will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the morning of Saturday, May 8. The connector ramp from northbound I-635 to westbound I-30 will be closed from midnight to 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 4. The connector ramp from southbound I-635 to westbound I-30 will be closed from 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, and from 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, to 5 a.m. Thursday, May 6. The connector ramp from eastbound I-30 to southbound I-635 will be closed from midnight to 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, Thursday, May 6, and Friday, May 7.

In conjunction with the full shutdown of I-30, the connector ramps from westbound I-30 to I-635 and from I-635 to eastbound I-30 will be closed from 8 p.m. Saturday, May 8, until noon Sunday, May 9.

The Northwest Drive entrance ramp to westbound I-30 and the eastbound I-30 exit to Northwest Drive have been closed permanently. The I-30 HOV lane is closed between Northwest Drive on the Garland side of I-635 and Jim Miller Road in Dallas. I-30 HOV lanes between Jim Miller Road and downtown Dallas remain open. 

The HOV/Express managed toll lanes on I-635 between Oates Drive and TI Boulevard also remain closed until the project is completed. The rebuilt tolled managed lanes will have shoulders and be separated from the main lanes by concrete barriers. 

Text “635 East” to 833-499-6353 to sign up to receive alerts on closures. All construction is subject to weather conditions. More information about the project can be found at 635east.com.

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