Big Spring Traffic Switch Scheduled

Big Spring Traffic Switch Scheduled

BIG SPRING, TX (KWES) - Traffic in this area of US 87 is currently reduced to one lane in each direction.

On Sunday, traffic will be diverted from the main lanes of US 87 to the outside north- and southbound frontage roads with one lane in each direction.

Designated crossovers and U-turn areas to access opposite sides of the roadway will be at US 700 or RR 33.

An all-way stop will be placed at the intersection of RR 33 and US 87, with an advisory speed limit of 45 mph in effect throughout the one-mile stretch.

Temporary rumble strips and signage will be in place to alert drivers to this change in traffic flow.

Travel time will be affected during this traffic switch, which is expected to be in place for several months.

Alternate routes should be considered, and drivers should allow extra time to reach their destination.