U.S. 287 North bound toward Vernon/Amarillo is closed due to road construction in the area. The closure begins in the area of Maurine Street. Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes. The closure will be for approximately the next 24 hours. Airport Drive is open as an alternate route around the construction zone. The South bound access road by Taco Bell/KFC is also currently open for traffic. Just a reminder that road construction crews and vehicles are in the area so be mindful of their presence and drive safely.