ThinkStock-John Rodriguez

A portion of McKnight Road in Texarkana, Texas will be closed this weekend due to ongoing construction on the roadway.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, workers will be replacing cross culverts on McKnight Road this weekend that will require closing the roadway to through traffic. The road will be closed will closed just east of Gin Road.

Traffic will be allowed on either side of the construction work, but will not be able to pass through it. The official detour route will be on Richmond Road and Pleasant Grove Road. However local traffic may find alternate routes that they find more convenient.

The roadway is expected to be closed from around 8PM Friday evening until around 6AM next Monday. Scheduled work and road closures can change anytime due to weather problems or other unforseen problems.

If you have any questions about the road work and closures you can call the Texas Department of Transportation, Texarkana office at 903-838-8574.