"Highway bridge closed for repair near Texas Motor Speedway"
Highway bridge closed for repair near Texas Motor Speedway 01:53 PM CDT on Thursday, April 9, 2009 By SARAH PERRY / The Dallas Morning News A bridge over State Highway 114 near Texas Motor Speedway could be closed for nearly two months for emergency repairs, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. FM 156 bridge closed for repair The bridge on FM 156 was closed Wednesday after crews discovered a damaged beam on its underside, said Keith Nabors, a maintenance supervisor for TxDOT. Motorists on 114 can detour around the bridge by taking Interstate 35W south to Eagle Parkway, then Eagle Parkway back to FM 156. The bridge was built in 1940, Nabors said. He added that the planned repairs should restore the structure to top condition.