As you are getting ready to head out this morning, take a quick look to see if you need to find an alternate route to get to work.  It looks like several areas will see construction and lane closures this week.  There's nothing like walking into work late with the excuse of road construction. Here's this week's list of lane closures from the Texas Department of Transportation.

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Starting today and lasting throughout the week, overnight I-40 lane closures to set safety barrier are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. . Eastbound I-40 barriers will be set overnight today and Tuesday. Westbound traffic barriers will be placed Wednesday and Thursday. The lanes will reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. each morning.

Tuesday, the inside east- and westbound left lanes along I-40, between Nelson Street and I-27, will be closed throughout the month of November to allow crews to safely make shoulder repairs.

I-40 project to completely rebuild the bridges located at the Ross Osage Drive and Arthur Avenue intersections. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes in each direction through the duration of construction, with the possibility of traffic being reduced to one-lane in each direction for brief periods and/or overnight.

I-27 and I-40 interchange, I-27 southbound traffic is reduced to one lane past 26th Avenue overpass.

I-40 and Loop 335 (Soncy Road), expect intermittent closure of east turnaround for retaining wall construction.  I-40 main lanes are reduced to one lane in each direction.  I-40 frontage roads are reduced to one lane in each direction between Soncy Road and Helium Road.

Loop 335, between I-27 and Washington, traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction, 4-way stop at Georgia Street and temporary signals in place at Western Street.  Expect lane diversions and traffic delays.

US 60 (Pierce Street), between 4th Street and 9th Street in downtown Amarillo, left lane is closed for hotel, business and parking garage construction.

US 60 (Buchanan Street), between 9th Street and 4th Street in downtown Amarillo, left lane is closed for hotel, business and parking garage construction.

The Texas Department of Transportation reminds you to slow down in work zones.

For more information on lane closures visit: www.txdot.gov