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Closure Dates/Duration- Friday, September 22nd @ 9:00PM until Sunday, September 24th @ 12:00 PM.
Detour Directions: Southbound US-75 traffic will take Exit 47 and travel along the SBFR and re-enter US-75 at the entrance ramp south of Foster Crossing/Outer Loop Bridge.
Northbound US-75 traffic will take Exit 47 and travel along the NBFR and re-enter US-75 at the entrance ramp north of Foster Crossing/Outer Loop Bridge.
TxDOT’s contractor Austin Bridge and Road will be removing the existing Foster Crossing/Outer Loop Bridge. Austin Bridge and Road will then begin construction on the proposed Foster Crossing/Outer Loop Bridge.
What is TxDOT doing?
TxDOT will be inspecting the work as well as the road closure.
What can the public do?
Be attentive to signage & slow down through work zone.
Local residents are encouraged to use SH-5 as an alternate route.
1) Message boards will be placed on US-75 and the Collin County Outer Loop to alert public of road closure.
2) Police Officers will be at various locations throughout the closure.
3) Collin County Outer Loop will be closed at SH 5.
Area Office, Engineer Collin County, Brenan Honey,PE 972-542-2345
Project Point of Contact Joshua McKinney, Project Manager, 214-207-6321
Project / Program US 75/ Melissa
Contractor: Austin Bridge & Road Services, LP
Cost (contractor bid) $79,417,673.43
Construction Schedule Begin: 07/05/16 Est. Completion: May, 2019
News Release Purpose Freeway Closure/ NB & SB US-75
City or County Melissa - Anna & Collin County
Highway US 75
Mile Post Unknown
Intersection US 75 between Mantua Rd & Throckmorton