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Inspections To Close Lanes On Large Marge

Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Dallas
The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas. (credit: Jay Gormley/CBS 11 News)

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Drivers can expect delays this week when TxDOT performs routine inspections of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

The department inspects every bridge in the state once every two years. This is the first such inspection for Large Marge, which opened March 29, 2012. Crews will inspect the arch and will be working above traffic, requiring lane closures below them.

Here's a break down of when inspections will affect traffic flow:

WHERE: Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge (Spur 366) between Riverfront Boulevard and Sylvan Avenue

WHEN: Daily 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday, June 10 through Thursday, June 13

· Two left lanes closed in both directions Monday and Tuesday

· Eastbound shoulder and two right lanes closed Wednesday

· Westbound shoulder and two right lanes closed Thursday

· All closures are weather permitting

TxDOT encourages drivers to consider alternate routes during the above scheduled lane closure times.

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