The bridge at Mockingbird Lane and Peavy Road seems to be closed more weekends than not for ongoing work to replace and upgrade the structure. So when is it closing this time?

Loop 12 will be closed in both direction beginning at 9 p.m. Friday for the setting of beams on the second half of the bridge. It will open at 5 a.m. June 1.

But that doesn’t mean we’ll be construction and closure free. There will be an alternating closure of the northbound and southbound lanes on Loop 12 to set bridge panels. That work will start at 9 p.m. June 2 and end at 5 a.m. June 3.

Neighbors may only have to put up with these closures for a few more months. The anticipated completion date is Aug. 1, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

Once complete, the new structure will feature two lanes in both directions and sidewalks on each side. The outer traffic lanes will be wider to accommodate motorists and bicyclists.

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