Hole Opens in Pavement Overpass, Closes Lane of I-35E in Denton

All lanes of northbound Interstate 35E have been reopened in Denton after crews closed parts of the freeway to repair a pothole in the pavement.[[294079171,L]]

The hole was located in the emergency lane on the Mayhill Road overpass and appears to be about 5-feet long and 3-feet wide.

One lane of I-35E and Mayhill Road underneath the highway were closed for repairs beginning at about 1 p.m. Wednesday. All lanes were reopened at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday. 

Due to the lane closure Wednesday, traffic backed up several miles into Corinth.

Hole in I-35E Bridge at Mayhill Road

Kim Sims, with the 35 Express Project, told The Dallas Morning News they do not yet know what caused the hole and that they were waiting to hear from a structural engineer.

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