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I-20 west at US 69 in Lindale closed until noon Monday

LINDALE, Texas (KETK) – The Tyler district of the Texas Department of Transportation said that Interstate 20 westbound at US Highway 69 will be closed until noon on Monday.

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The closure is needed as crews will be setting up large cranes in the westbound lanes to haul away a heavy load stuck in the median since last month, according to TxDOT.

  • The heavy load left in the median. Photo courtesy of TxDOT.
    The heavy load left in the median. Photo courtesy of TxDOT.
  • The route I-20 traffic will be redirected onto. Photo courtesy of TxDOT.
    The route I-20 traffic will be redirected onto. Photo courtesy of TxDOT.

I-20 westbound will exit the interstate at exit 557 and will go north through Lindale on US 69 to FM 16 and back to I-20 by taking FM 849 south through Hideaway.

The northbound outside lane of US 69 will also be temporarily closed off to help I-20 traffic get redirected onto US 69.

TxDOT asked motorists to plan ahead, follow posted signs and prepare for delays.

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