Texas-OU travel advisory: Motorists using I-35 could encounter delays
Oct. 9, 2008
AUSTIN, Texas -- Travelers heading towards Dallas this weekend for the Texas-Oklahoma game could encounter some delays on Interstate 35 from Temple to Hillsboro (southern Bell County to Hill County) due to various construction projects with narrowed travel lanes and shoulders through work zones. There are no mainlane closures, but travelers are advised of narrowed travel lanes/shoulders and concrete barriers along lane edges.
The affected areas on I-35 include:
TxDOT is encouraging motorists to travel as safely as possible by making sure drivers, passengers and children are properly restrained in safety belts and booster seats.Motorists can also increase safety by refraining from drinking and driving; if necessary, appoint a designated driver.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation also advises traveling the following roadways could also cause some delays in travel to the Dallas area:
More roadway information is available at www.txdot.gov and at TxDOT's Road Conditions hotline at 800-452-9292.