Waco, Tx — The I-35 southbound entrance ramp from MLK Boulevard will be closed nightly from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. from Monday, June 10 to Friday, June 14, this week. And, the same entrance ramp will be closed again from Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 21, next week.
Traffic on MLK Boulevard, wanting to enter I-35 southbound, will be detoured north at the MLK intersection and enter the northbound I-35 mainlanes, exit to Forrest Street (exit 336), turn left across Forrest, follow the detour signs back to I-35 southbound and enter southbound I-35 at the first on-ramp. Signs will be in place to alert drivers of the detour route.
Traffic already travelling on I-35 southbound will continue as normal. The southbound exit ramp to University Parks Drive (exit 335B) will be open. Access to Buzzard Billy’s restaurant will not be affected.
Lane construction crews will be setting beams for the new bridges across the Brazos River.