Vauthier overpass demolition scheduled from 9:00 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2020, through 5:00 a.m., Monday, May 11, 2020. Expect detours and traffic delays.
The Texas Department of Transportation announced today a total closure of I-45 mainlines and frontage roads at Vauthier Street for the demolition of the Vauthier Overpass as part of the IH-45 freeway improvement project. Citizens of La Marque and visitors to our region should expect traffic delays and detours. Vauthier overpass demolition scheduled from 9:00 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2020, through 5:00 a.m., Monday, May 11, 2020.
Detour routes for southbound traffic will be utilizing the Vauthier Street loop roads. Head south on the frontage road, perform a right turn on Vauthier Street, proceed as outlined by detour sign. After two left turns, drivers can proceed up to I-45.
Northbound traffic will utilize Highway 3. Detour by heading north on the frontage road, perform a right tun on FM 519 (Main Street). Proceed to SH-3 and perform a left turn. Proceed to FM 1765 (Texas Avenue) and turn left. Proceed to I-45.
City of La Marque officials are working with TxDOT on a group of graphics and maps. As they become available, they will be posted at 45.cityoflamarque.org and shared on social media.
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