No matter where you are traveling in Amarillo this week, you will probably be slowed down at some point day or night due to various lane closures all over the city.  From striping operations to mowing to paving, your commutes may be slowed.   Here's the areas you want to watch out for as you are driving.

  • Weather permitting, expect nightly striping operations Monday through Friday, Aug. 6 – 10, in the following locations:
    I- 27 main lanes from 11th Avenue to Western Street in both directions.
    I-40 frontage roads from Coulter Street to Whitaker Road in both directions.
  • Monday, Aug. 6 beginning at 7 p.m., I-40 will be reduced to two lanes in both directions at Bell Street while crews continue to paint the bridge.
  • I-40 and Bell Street, expect various lane closures, particularly on the eastbound frontage road, for paving.
  • Monday, Aug. 6, watch for mowers along I-27 and I-40. Drivers are urged to give the mowers the room needed to perform their work in a safe manner.
  • Various lanes will be closed in both directions along I-40 for patching repairs from Tuesday through Saturday, Aug. 7 – 11.
  • Expect various lane closures in both directions along the I-27 frontage roads for vegetation management and storm drain maintenance.
  • There will be various lane closures along the I-40 frontage roads for erosion control around the areas of Coulter Road, Eastern Street, and Whitaker Road.
    I-40 eastbound from Eastern Street to the I-40/US 287 split and westbound from the split to Pullman Road, expect additional lane closures from 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 to 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7. There will be some impact to the traveling public, but all exit and entrance ramps will remain open.
  • Throughout the week, watch for various lane closures on Amarillo Boulevard between Taylor and Buchanan streets as crews work on ADA compliant ramps and sidewalks.
  • Expect various lane closures throughout the week on State Loop 335 (Hollywood Road) between Bell Street and I-27.

Keep in mind to always slow down in work zones.