On Friday, Aug. 25, the intersection at State Highway 351 and Interstate 20 will be closed approximately for one week while the eastbound I-20 bridge is demolished and construction is done at the intersection. Regular detours will be in place during this time.

This closure was previously scheduled for September but was moved up due to schedule adjustments. According to Texas Department of Transportation press release, "This closure marks an important step towards the completion of intersection work in this area, and beings the next phase of the bridge replacement."

TXDOT encourages drivers to allow themselves extra time for their commute. They should also be aware of unexpected lane changes or closures, crew members and large, heavy equipment present.

Information provided by TxDOT Abilene Public Information Officer.