Stretch of Highway 31 to be renamed to honor veterans

Stretch of Hwy 31 to be renamed to honor veterans

GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Gregg County Commissioners Court voted unanimously on a way to honor our veterans.

They all agreed to call a name of State Highway 31 from Kilgore to Longview for all veterans. The Texas Department of Transportation will provide signs that read Veterans Memorial Highway and will be placed near the city limits of both Kilgore and Longview. The City of Kilgore has already approved their end of the road, and now Gregg County has followed suit.

Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt said we can never thank veterans enough for all they have done to keep America free, and this will be a reminder to the thousands of people who drive that highway.

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