The Texas Department of Transportation in February will close some lanes of Interstate 45 between FM 518 and FM 517 so crews can work on improvements.
The lane closures begin Thursday and will continue through Feb. 28.
The work will include periods of night work and periods of day work with breaks between for heavy traffic in the morning and evening, officials said.
Crews will work on alternating lanes in both the northbound and southbound lanes of the interstate and the frontage roads from FM 518 to FM 517 during the day from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., then after four hours, crews will resume work at 9 p.m.
The night work will continue from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m., then the day work will begin again at 9 a.m. Also, the state has announced other nighttime road closures for today, Thursday, Monday and Tuesday for the following specific areas.
Two outside, northbound lanes of the interstate will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from FM 517 to the northbound main lane FM 646 exit ramp. This closure will include the northbound main lane entrance ramp at FM 517 and the FM 646 exit ramp.
Signs will mark ramp detours for drivers for today, Thursday, Monday and Tuesday.
Traffic entering the interstate from FM 517 would continue on the northbound frontage road to next entrance ramp. Traffic exiting the interstate to FM 646 would use the FM 517 exit ramp.