TxDOT releases road construction planned in East Texas

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 2:06pm

East Texas — SMITH COUNTY -- Here's the latest on road construction in East Texas:
Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to conclude pavement repairs on Westbound Interstate 20 between SH 110 south of Van and Willow Branch Road near the Van Zandt County Line, then move to SH 57 (Grande Extension) in Tyler between SH 155 and FM 2493 (Old Jacksonville Highway).
Additional repair work by a contractor is under way for the next several months on Interstate 20 between US 69 in Lindale and SH 110.
Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress. Motorists are encouraged to be prepared to reduce speed and merge in and around the work zone.
TxDOT plans work on South Loop 281
LONGVIEW -- Beginning Tuesday, Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews are scheduled to begin several days of seal coat work on South Loop 281 between FM 2205 (Jaycee Drive) and Estes Parkway. Crews will skip over the area near FM 2087 where the overpass is scheduled to be built.
Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress. Motorists should be prepared to reduce speed and merge in and around the work zone. Loose gravel may be present for several days following a seal coat application.
TxDOT plans work in Alto
ALTO -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to perform pavement repair operations on SH 21 between US 69 in Alto and the Nacogdoches County Line, followed upon completion by the same work on FM 177 in Mount Selman.
Also this week in Cherokee County, construction crews are scheduled as early as Monday to begin resurfacing operations on US 175 between FM 855 and SH 155 in Frankston.
Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes if possible to avoid delays.
TxDOT continues work on FM 859
VAN ZANDT COUNTY -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue base and pavement-repair operations on FM 859 south of Edgewood.
Meanwhile, construction work continues on FM 859 between FM 1395 and SH 19 near the Rains County Line.
Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.
TxDOT continues work on FM 1716
RUSK COUNTY -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to begin resurfacing operations in various locations on FM 1716 between SH 43 and FM 2011. The work is being done in preparation for a seal coat application later this summer.
Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress, and flaggers and pilot vehicles will control traffic.
TxDOT continues work in Wood County
WOOD COUNTY -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue resurfacing work on FM 17 between SH 182 and FM 515, and on SH 110 north of Van.
Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.
TxDOT plans work in Henderson County
HENDERSON COUNTY -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to perform edge and pavement repairs on FM 3225 in Tool between SH 274 and the End of state maintenance. A second crew is scheduled to be at work on FM 316 between US 175 in Eustace and FM 1861 near Purtis Creek State Park.
Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic in two-lane areas.

 

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