TxDOT UPDATE: Night construction continues in Tyler, ends in Longview

Friday, July 27, 2012 - 2:11pm

EAST TEXAS — Here's a quick look at events and work planned in the Tyler District:

Seal coat work continues in Wood County

WOOD COUNTY -- Work associated with TxDOT's preventative maintenance program known as "District-Wide Seal Coat" is scheduled to conclude this week in Wood County with work on FM 2869 between FM 852 south of Winnsboro and FM 14 north of Hawkins.

A second crew is scheduled to perform the same work on FM 3056 between US 80 and FM 778. Once that work is complete, crews are scheduled to seal FM 312 between Winnsboro and Pine Mills, which should take approximately two weeks to complete.

Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress, and flaggers and pilot vehicles will control traffic. Loose gravel may be present for several days following a seal coat application.

Night work to conclude in Longview

LONGVIEW -- Construction crews are scheduled to conclude nighttime resurfacing work this week on Spur 63 in Longview between US 80 (Marshall Avenue) and North Loop 281. The work is being conducted Sunday-Thursday between 7 p.m.-6 a.m., weather permitting.

Overnight lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress. Motorists are encouraged to use caution and be on the lookout for workers and heavy equipment in and around the work zone.

TxDOT concludes work on US 79 east of Henderson

RUSK COUNTY -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to conclude pavement repairs on US 79 east of Henderson between the city limits and the Panola County Line. The work is scheduled to be completed by Wednesday.

Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers and pilot vehicles will control traffic.

TxDOT plans work on US 80 near Edgewood

VAN ZANDT COUNTY -- Beginning Wednesday, Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews are scheduled to begin approximately three weeks of pavement-repair work on US 80 between FM 859 in Edgewood and SH 19.
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.

Night work continues in Tyler's WSW Loop 323

SMITH COUNTY -- Construction crews are scheduled to continue several weeks of nighttime work on Tyler's WSW Loop 323 between SH 155 (Frankston Highway) and Bellwood Drive, which is just south of the railroad overpass near West Front Street.
Crews are scheduled to work from 7 p.m.-5 a.m., Sunday-Thursday repairing and then resurfacing the roadway. Temporary lane-closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and motorists should be prepared to reduce speed and merge in and around the work zone.

Also this week in Smith County, TxDOT maintenance crews are scheduled to perform base and pavement repairs on FM 2908 east of Tyler between SH 31 and Interstate 20. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

TxDOT plans work on FM 860

ANDERSON COUNTY -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to perform shoulder work in various locations on FM 860 between US 287 and SH 19. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers and pilot vehicles will control traffic.

TxDOT resumes work on FM 1615

HENDERSON COUNTY -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to resume base and pavement repairs on FM 1615, between SH 19 south of Athens and the end of state maintenance.
Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

TxDOT plans return to FM 855

CHEROKEE COUNTY -- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews are scheduled to resume shoulder work on FM 855 beginning Monday, August 6. Once the work resumes, daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress.

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