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Give yourself extra time this weekend if you plan to drive on Interstate 35 near Ben White. The Texas Department of Transportation is closing a stretch of the highway from Friday night until Monday morning to conduct work on ramps linking I-35 with US 290/SH 71. Traffic will be diverted along the frontage roads.
The map above shows how traffic will be affected. Red lines are closures. Blue lines are closed to through traffic, important to know if you're trying to plan a route around the traffic mess.
Southbound lanes are scheduled to close around 10 pm on Friday. Northbound lanes will close at 1 am Friday. Everything is supposed to reopen before 5 am on Monday morning.
Here's a more detailed explanation from the city's website.