Traffic Alert: Work on Kell West Freeway begins tonight, includes lane closures

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - A popular freeway in Wichita Falls will be narrowed to one lane beginning this evening through Saturday morning.

Westbound Kell Freeway will be narrowed to one lane beginning at 8:00 p.m. It will remain this way until midnight Saturday morning.

After midnight the westbound side will open up to only two lanes of traffic for the remainder of the weekend.

The closure is necessary for bridge joint repair work at Taft Boulevard. On and off ramps in the area will be closed as needed.

Drivers should expect delays and should avoid the area if possible. Similar closures will be scheduled for next week at Harrison Street and Brook Street.

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