This weekend, for instance, motorists are urged to avoid the area altogether. Both directions of traffic on the notoriously crowded north-south freeway will be reduced to one lane from 8 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Traffic will be detoured off the main lanes as a safety precaution, while workers hang bridge beams over the freeway main lanes.
Northbound traffic will exit at Abram Street to Great Southwest Parkway and across the railroad tracks.
Southbound motorists will exit at Division Street to Stadium Drive and across the tracks.
The $56 million project includes rebuilding both the road and railroad bridges at Division Street and 360, as well as ramp and frontage road improvements. The work should be completed by 2012.