East Texas roadwork for the week of July 1 and 8

East Texas roadwork for the week of July 1 and 8
(Source: KLTV staff)

Released by the Texas Department of Transportation:

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work throughout the district during the Weeks of July 1 and July 8, 2019. Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions,equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Slow down and pay attention when traveling through work zones.

Note: All TxDOT offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Offices open at 8 a.m., Friday, July 5. To allow for more efficient holiday travel, TxDOT will not allow any lane closures on its construction and maintenance projects that impact traffic flow from Wednesday, July 3 through Friday, July 5.

Highlights:

In Canton, nighttime paving operations are planned for the SH 243 Widening project. More information is available in the Van Zandt County section of this release.

In Tyler

- Night time repair work starts on Grande Blvd. at Broadway Ave. as part of the Turn Lanes Project. More information is available in the Smith County section of this release.

- On Monday, July 1, the bridge on CR 1113 at Butler Creek is scheduled to be removed. More information is available in the Van Zandt County section of this release.

- Night work is scheduled to start July 7 between Glenwood Blvd. and Broadway Ave. on the SH 31/Front Street project. More information is available in the Van Zandt County section of this release.

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Anderson County – Palestine Maintenance crews plan to continue hot mix overlay operations on FM 320 between Loop 256 and FM 635 followed by US 287N between SH 19 and CR 430. Additional work includes a return to FM 320 for edge repairs, base repair operations on FM 322 between SH 294 and FM 319. Crews will also be repairing washouts on roadways around the county. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control.

Anderson County construction projects updates:

County Road 355 @ Wells Creek Bridge Replacement

  • Limits: CR 355 @ Wells Creek - 3.6 miles & 3.7 miles south of US 79
  • Contractor: Baker & Reid Co., LLC
  • Cost: $607,852.40
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Winter 2019

Current work includes rock riprap and drill shafts. The roadway is closed at Wells Creek for the duration of the project with no thru traffic allowed. Motorists must use alternate routes. The project consists of replacing the bridges and approaches, metal beam guard fence, grading, base and surface.

FM 2054 Widening Project

  • Limits: From FM 321 south to 0.866 miles south of County Road 2802
  • Contractor: A.L. Helmcamp, Inc.
  • Cost: $2.6 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Road widening activities are being conducted. Expect daily lane closures and delays. The project is widening the roadway to 11-foot lanes each direction with 3-foot shoulders. It consists of widening the roadway, extending structures, replacing driveway pipes, sealcoat, surface mix, striping, and new roadway signage.

US 79 at UPRR Overpass Project

· Limits: From 1.5 miles east of FM 2574 to 0.5 miles past UPRR Overpass

· Contractor: Drewery Construction Company, Inc.

· Cost: $1.6 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The speed limit has been returned to 70 mph through this project. The contractor is conducting closeout activities. The contract includes cleaning and painting steel girders, bridge rail replacement, and placing a concrete overlay on the existing bridge deck.

US 175 Widening Project - Phase III - Anderson County

· Limits: From 0.85 mile east of FM 315 in Poynor southeast to .5 mile northwest of SH 155 at Frankston

· Contractor: A.L. Helmcamp, Inc.

· Cost: $27.6 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

Work continues in the eastbound lanes. Current activities include backfilling at box culverts in the two southernmost lanes from Elm St. to Cemetery Rd; flex base operations between Cemetery Rd., and CR 300; mulching and seeding in graded areas throughout the project limits; clear/grub, excavation, and installation and repair of SW3P items. The project is expanding US 175 from two lanes to a four-lane divided highway with a depressed median.

US 287 Overlay Project

  • Limits: From 0.154 miles south of SH 294 in Elkhart, south to the Anderson/Houston County line
  • Contractor: Big Creek Construction
  • Cost: $4 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is scheduled to complete permanent striping, mow the right-of-way, and backfill pavement edges.Expect daily lane closures and delays. The speed limit has been reduced to 60 mph from just north of SH 294 south to just south of the county line. The project consists of guard fence upgrades, base repair, mill & inlay, surface treatment, surface hot mix, and permanent striping.

US 287 Super 2 Project

  • Limits: From just north of FM 2419 south to 1.7 miles north of SH 294 in Elkhart
  • Contractor: A.L. Helmcamp, Inc.
  • Cost: $6.1 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2020

Current work includes excavation, embankment, installation of erosion control items on the south side of the roadway, cross structure extension, replacing driveway pipes, and bridge work at Tanyard Creek on northbound side. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the project and expect lane closures and delays. The speed limit has been reduced to 60 mph through portions of the project. The contract consists of base repair, treated subgrade, surface asphalt, upgrading structures, signs, and pavement markings.

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Cherokee County Jacksonville Maintenance crews plan to conduct edge repairs on FM 856 and FM 747S. Rusk Maintenance crews plan to perform edge repair work on FM 2274. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing trafficcontrol at all locations.

Cherokee County construction projects updates:

US 79 Rehabilitation Project

  • Limits: From 0.16 mi east of SH 110 to the Mud Creek Relief Bridge
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $8.2 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2020

The contractor is scheduled to set project barricades. When work starts a work zone speed limit of 60 mph will be in effect. The project will rebuild the roadway pavement and upgrade bridge rails.

SH 110, etc.

  • Limits: Various roadways in Cherokee, Rusk, & Smith counties
  • Contractor: Striping Technology, LP
  • Cost: $491,833.83
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Motorists should expect daytime lane closures and delays as this work progresses. The project consists of placing profiled edgeline markings on SH 322 in Rusk County, and on FM 347 in Cherokee County. Profiled centerline and edgeline markings will be placed on SH 110 in Cherokee and Smith counties.

FM 343 Drainage Improvements

  • Limits: From US 69 to 2.7 miles east of US 69
  • Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $0.64 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Winter 2019

No work is scheduled. The project will upgrade safety features on driveways and roadway cross-culverts.

US 69 Widening Project through Wells

· Limits: From 2 miles north of FM 1247 in Wells, south to 0.9 miles south of FM 1247

· Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.

· Cost: $17.6 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

Work is progressing with road construction and sidewalk activities being conducted on the east side of the roadway. The project is widening US 69 through Wells from two lanes to four lanes with new curb and gutter and a two-way left turn lane through town. There are minimal impacts on traffic. The speed limit has been reduced on the northern end of the project until work is completed.

US 79 Widening Project

  • Limits: From the Neches River to 1.2 miles northeast of FM 747
  • Contractor: Drewery Construction Company, Inc.
  • Cost: $8.2 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2020

Road widening activities continue using daily lane closures and a pilot car. Expect delays on the corridor. The work zone speed limit of 60 mph is in effect. The project will widen the roadway to add passing lanes.

US 84 Restoration in Rusk

  • Limits: From US 69 in Rusk to 0.46 miles east of SH 110
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $2.7 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is scheduled to conduct drainage improvements along SH 110. Lane closures are expected. The project will place roadway underdrain and repave the roadway lane through town.

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Gregg County Longview Maintenance crews plan to conduct edge repairs on FM 2204, FM 2605 and FM 2275. The week of July 8, base repairs continue on the I-20 service roads at FM 2087. Crews will also conduct drainage pipe repairs across US 80 at America Legion Blvd. Expect lane closures and delays with flaggers conducting traffic control at all locations.

Gregg County construction projects updates:

I-20 WB Overlay Project

  • Limits: From SH 31 to SH 135
  • Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.
  • Cost: $1.8 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor will be milling and inlaying the main lanes with asphalt. Expect alternating lane closures. The project includes mill and inlay, overlay and striping, and repairing concrete rail and metal beam guard fence. All lane closures will be at night.

FM 1844 Widening Project

  • Limits: From SH 300 (Gilmer Rd) to SS 502 (Judson Road)
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $2.6 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Current work includes installing sedimentation control, extending culverts, edge widening, and replacing driveway pipe. Expect lane closures with flaggers and a pilot car. The project consists of widening FM 1844. Work will include widening, placing hot mix asphalt, surface treatment, extending culverts, and applying striping.

FM 1252 Widening Project

  • Limits: From a half-mile west of SH 135 to SH 135 at Liberty City
  • Contractor: Reynolds and Kay, LTD
  • Cost: $739,000.00
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is widening the shoulders and overlaying the entire roadway. Expect lane closures with flaggers and a pilot car providing traffic control. The project is widening FM 1252 with a center turn lane. Work includes cement treating base, widening, hot mix asphalt, surface treatment, extending culverts, and striping.

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Henderson County – Athens Maintenance crews plan to continue base repairs on FM 2709 between SH 19N and FM 316N, and overlay operations on FM 85 between FM 2613 and the Trinity River Bridge at the Navarro County line. The week of July 8, the Special Jobs Crew assists with seal coat operations on FM 773 from SH 31E to the Van Zandt County line. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control.

Henderson County construction projects updates:

SH 19, ETC.

  • Limits: Various roadways in Henderson and Anderson counties
  • Contractor: Striping Technology, L.P.
  • Cost: $421,343.10
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Work is underway and motorists should expect slow moving operations with lane closures and delays. The project consists of placing profiled centerline and edgeline markings on SH 19 in Henderson and Anderson counties, and profiled edgeline markings on FM 315 in Henderson County and FM 323 in Anderson County.

SH 31 GCAA Fairgrounds

  • Limits: Henderson County Fairgrounds Entrance
  • Contractor: Encino Landscaping
  • Cost: $144,985.00
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Work continues on the decorative walls, fencing, and plant beds. The Landscape Development Project, awarded through the Governor’s Community Achievement Award, consists of reconstructing a pipe entrance, decorative fencing, landscaping, irrigation, and lighting.

SH 334 Bridge Project

  • Limits: From Knob Hill in Seven Points (a mile east of SH 274), east to Southland in Gun Barrel City (2.5 miles west of SH 198)
  • Contractor: Austin Bridge and Road Services, LP
  • Cost: $41.2 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: September 2020

Lane closures are planned from 7 p.m., Sunday until 6 a.m., Monday, weather permitting. The contractor will be removing the existing striping and applying new striping. Current work includes driving sheet pile and drill shaft operations. Motorists should be prepared for lane closures and delays. The project will upgrade the roadway from two to four lanes. It consists of the construction of bridges, storm sewer, guardrail, base, pavement surfaces, and pavement markings.

Business SH 31 Project

  • Limits: From BU 19 in Athens, northeastward to 0.10 miles east of Loop 7
  • Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road Ltd.
  • Cost: $1.1 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is conducting closeout activities. Use alternate routes to avoid delays. The project consists of upgrading bridge rail, metal beam guard fence, surface hot mix, and pavement markings.

SH 19 Widening Project III

· Limits: From FM 1615 south to 0.3 miles south of Coon Creek

· Contractor: A.L. Helmcamp, Inc.

· Cost: $4.9 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Work continues on erosion control items throughout the project limits. Lane closures are possible. The speed limithas been returned to its preconstruction limit. The project consists of adding 10-foot shoulders on both thenorthbound and southbound travel lanes.

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Rusk County – Henderson Maintenance crews plan to continue overlay operations on FM 2658 as well as base and edge repairs on FM 1251 between FM 3231 and FM 2658. Expect lane closures and delays with flaggers providing traffic control at both locations.

Rusk County construction projects updates:

US 79N Reconstruction

  • Limits: From US 259 to CR 344
  • Contractor: Madden Construction Co., Inc.
  • Cost: $5.84 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: September 2019

No work is scheduled for the week. This project consists of reconstructing the roadway from the US 259 intersection east to CR 344. Work will include milling, surface treatment, hot mix overlay, guardrails, and new pavement markings.

US 79S Reconstruction

  • Limits: From FM  225 to Loop 571
  • Contractor: Foutsco Construction Co., Inc.
  • Cost: $1.94 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: September 2019

The contractor continues work on metal beam guard fence installation and drainage flumes. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control. This project consists of reconstructing the roadway from FM 225 to Loop 571. Work will include milling, surface treatment, hot mix overlay, guardrails, drainage improvements and new pavement markings.

SH 149 Overlay Project

  • Limits: From the Gregg County line south to the Panola County line
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $6.3 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor will be repairing base failures on SH 43 just north of the SH 149 intersection. The project includes pavement repair, milling, hot mix overlay, bridge rail replacement, and installing new pavement markings.

FM 2658 Reconstruction Project

  • Limits: From SH 43 to CR 2144
  • Contractor: Drewery Construction Company, Inc.
  • Cost: $1.6 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is processing flex base and seal coating the main lanes. Expect lane closures and delays with flaggers and a pilot car providing traffic control. The project includes scarifying and cement treatment of existing base, new flex base, two course surface treatment, and new pavement markings.

FM 840 Reconstruction

  • Limits: From FM 2867 to SH 315
  • Contractor: Pinto Construction Co, Inc.
  • Cost: $7.6 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: July 2020

Work continues to extend culverts and place flex base in the lanes. Expect alternating lane closures with flaggers and a pilot car providing traffic control. This project includes extending culverts, base placement, surface treatment, hot mix overlay, and upgrading guardrail and pavement markings.

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Smith County – Tyler Maintenance crews plan to continue ditch maintenance on various roadways around the county. Additional work includes base repair operations on SH 155 followed by SH 110 in Whitehouse in front of Cain Elementary School, and SH 110 at Grande Blvd. Expect lane closures with arrow boards and cones in place for trafficcontrol.

Smith County construction projects updates:

SH 31 Front Street Surfacing Project

  • Limits: From W. Loop 323 to Broadway Ave.
  • Contractor: Drewery Construction Co., Inc.
  • Cost: $3.6 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

The contractor is scheduled to begin paving work between Glenwood and Broadway Ave. the week of July 7. Night work will be performed between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. The project consists of a 4 inch pavement mill and inlay using night-time lane closures.

FM 346/US 271 Safety Project

  • Limits: From US 69 to FM 756, etc.
  • Contractor: Longview Bridge & Road, Ltd.
  • Cost: $0.8 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Winter 2019

The contractor is scheduled to begin guardrail work on FM 346. The project consists of safety upgrades.

CR 1113 & CR 2171 Bridge Replacement Project

  • Limits: CR 1113 at Butler Creek and CR 2171 at Blackhawk Creek
  • Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.
  • Cost: $719,000.00
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

The bridge on CR 1113 at Butler Creek is scheduled to be removed Monday, July 1. A detour will be placed during construction. Work continues on the new culvert on CR 2171/Willingham Rd at Blackhawk Creek. The existing bridge has been removed and the road is closed to through traffic. A detour is in place during construction. The project replaces the existing bridge with a new structure.

Azalea Drive & Camellia Street Bridge Replacement Project

  • Limits: North Azalea Drive and Camellia Street at West Mud Creek
  • Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.
  • Cost: $470,000.00
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is scheduled to continue work on bridge construction. The existing bridges are scheduled to be removed, and the inside lanes of Sunnybrook Drive are closed. Drivers are encouraged to use caution within the limits of these projects. The project replaces the existing bridges with new bridges.

FM 2493 Widening Project

  • Limits: From FM 2813 in Gresham south to FM 346 in Flint
  • Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $14.5 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2022

The contractor continues right-of-way clearing, placing drainage elements and detour pavement. Concrete pavement operations are set to begin July 12 at the intersection of FM 346. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes as work is conducted in the intersection. Expect daily lane closures implemented as necessary. The construction work zone speed limit is 45 mph. The project will widen FM 2493 from two lanes to a four-lane divided roadway with a flush median.

Legacy Trails – Hike and Bike Trail Development

· Limits: West Trail: Three Lakes Pkwy to FM 2813; East Trail: Three Lake Pkwy to Cumberland Rd

· Contractor: Reynolds & Kay, Ltd.

· Cost: $4.6 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

No work is scheduled for the week. The trail is closed to the public. The project consists of constructing 4.4 miles of hike and bike trails in southwest Tyler, including parking lots, driveways, landscaping, pedestrian ramps, crosswalks and drainage structures along the 10-foot wide hike and bike trails.

Spur 248 Widening Project

· Limits: From 1.75 miles west of FM 848/Old Omen Road going east to SH 64 southeast of Tyler

· Contractor: Lonestar Equipment Company, Inc.

· Cost: $8.6 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2019

No work is scheduled for the week. The project is widening Spur 248 from two lanes to a four-lane divided roadway with a flush median.

Turn Lanes Project

· Limits: Various locations throughout Tyler

· Contractor: Lonestar Equipment Company, Inc.

· Cost: $2.4 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Pavement repairs are scheduled on Grande Blvd. at Old Jacksonville Hwy. using night time lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the week of July 3. The following week, work is scheduled to place the final surface on Rice Rd. at Broadway Ave. utilizing multiple lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The project is removing the existing medians to extend the turn lanes and adding right turn lanes to various intersections in Tyler. Work locations include US 69 at Cumberland Rd., Independence Pl., Rice Rd., South Town Dr., and South Donnybrook Ave., and Grande Blvd. at Old Jacksonville Highway.

FM 346 Bridge Replacement Project

· Limits: From FM 346 at Prairie Creek, south of Lake Tyler

· Contractor: Stateline Construction, LLC

· Cost: $2 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is scheduled to continue roadway operations on the west side of the bridge, weather permitting. The work zone speed limit is 45 mph. The project is replacing the existing bridge with a wider structure.

I-20 Ramp Improvement Project

  • Limits: From US 69 to Jim Hogg Road
  • Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.
  • Cost: $14.8 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2021

The contractor will continue performing retaining wall and frontage road construction on I-20. The project is constructing frontage roads and improving ramps.

SH 31 Resurfacing Project

  • Limits: From FM 850 to FM 757
  • Contractor: Drewery Construction Company, Inc.
  • Cost: $1.8 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is scheduled to place the final surface over the next two weeks using daily lane closures. A work zone speed limit of 60 mph is in place. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. The project consists of placing a ¾” Permeable Friction Course (PFC) and replacing the guard rail near FM 2908.

FM 2661 Widening Project

  • Limits: From SH 31 to SH 64
  • Contractor: Longview Bridge & Road, Ltd.
  • Cost: $2.8 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

The contractor is scheduled to place the mailbox turnouts and driveways. The work zone speed limit is 50 mph. The project is widening the existing road and making drainage improvements.

US 69 Overpass at FM 346

  • Limits: At FM 346
  • Contractor: Longview Bridge & Road, Ltd.
  • Cost: $16.7 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2020

The contractor is scheduled to set concrete barrier on US 69 and switch traffic to begin drainage work. A construction work zone speed limit of 60 mph is in effect for the project. The project is building a new bridge over FM 346.

Landscaping in Lindale and Troup

  • Limits: US 69 in Lindale, and FM 13 and FM 1089 in Troup
  • Contractor: Tight Line Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $131,480.00
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2019

No work is scheduled on this project that consists of landscaping various locations in Lindale and Troup.

FM 2015 Widening Project

  • Limits: From I- 20 Westbound Frontage Road, north to CR 313
  • Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.
  • Cost: $3 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Crews are preparing the roadway for final surface of hot mix asphalt. Expect single lane traffic daily with flaggers and a pilot car providing traffic control. The project includes roadway widening to construct a continuous left turn lane, and improving paving, drainage, striping, and signage.

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Van Zandt County – Canton Maintenance crews plan to conduct overlay operations on I-20 service roads between Mile Markers 515 and 517. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control.

Van Zandt County construction projects updates:

SH 64 Widening Project

· Limits: From FM 16 to FM 858

· Contractor: Big Creek Construction

· Cost: $9.6 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Winter 2019

Current work to widen the roadway includes cement treating subgrade and placing flex base. Expect delays due to daily lane closures. The speed limit is 50 mph in the work zone. The project includes grading, structure work, striping, sign upgrades, and widening the road with shoulders and passing lanes in each direction.

SH 243 Widening Project

· Limits: From SH 198 east to SH 64 in Canton

· Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.

· Cost: $6.2 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Night work is scheduled as crews lay the surface course of asphalt pavement. Work is planned to be performed nightly between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. with various lane shifts utilized throughout the operation and temporary lane closures possible. Alternate routes are encouraged to avoid delays. Crews will also be performing concrete pavement repair in the intersection of SH 243 and SH 19. Expect daily lane closures. The project is widening the roadway fromtwo to four lanes with a flush median, curb and gutter, and storm drain improvements.

FM 1256 Widening Project

· Limits: From FM 316 eastward to SH 19

· Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.

· Cost: $5.8 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: June 2019

Stabilization and minor cleanup activities continue on this project. Periodic single lane closures are possible with flaggers providing traffic control. The project is widening and repaving the existing roadway and extending and improving drainage structures for safety.

FM 1652 Rehab Project

· Limits: From FM 17 to FM 1255

· Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC

· Cost: $4.5 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Roadway rehabilitation and widening operations continue. Expect single lane two-way traffic managed by flaggers and a pilot car. The project consists of roadway rehabilitation, widening, and extending and improving drainage structures for safety.

FM 1653 Rehab Project

· Limits: From SH 64 near Ben Wheeler, southwest to FM 858 at Martin Mills

· Contractor: Drewery Construction Company, Inc.

· Cost: $3.9 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Roadway rehabilitation and widening operations continue. Expect single lane two-way traffic managed by flaggers and pilot car. The 5.5-mile project consists of roadway rehabilitation, widening, and extending and improving drainage structures for safety.

FM 1861 Rehab Project

· Limits: From SH 19 to FM 2339

· Contractor: A.L. Helmcamp, Inc.

· Cost: $2.4 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Asphalt overlay work will continue Monday and Tuesday the week of July 3. Expect daily lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control. The project consists of pavement rehabilitation, widening the existing roadway, and improving drainage structures for safety.

County Road Bridge Replacement Project

· Limits: CR 3415 at Giladon Creek; CR 1903 at Mill Creek Relief; CR 2142 at Caney Creek

· Contractor: B & E Construction, Inc.

  • Cost: $904,800.00

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Work continues on the CR 1903 Bridge at Mill Creek Relief and on the CR 3415 Bridge at Giladon Creek. Both roads are closed for the duration of construction. The project is replacing three county roadbridges in Van Zandt County.

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Wood County – Mineola Maintenance crews plan to continue hot mix overlay operations and edge repairs on FM 2088. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control at both locations

Wood County construction projects updates:

FM 1254 Bridge Replacement Project

  • Limits: FM 1254 At Lake Fork Creek
  • Contractor: Stateline Construction, LLC.
  • Cost: $1.5 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

FM 1254 is closed at Lake Fork Creek between Loop 564 and FM 778. Detours are in place and motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. The contractor continues substructure work for the new bridge. This project consists of replacing the bridge and approaches.

Loop 564 Overlay Project

  • Limits: From US 69 north of Mineola to US 69 south of Mineola
  • Contractor: Reynolds and Kay, Ltd.
  • Cost: $5.77 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

The contractor is performing hot mix paving operations. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control. The project includes pavement repair, hot mix asphalt overlay, guardrail, and pavement markings upgrades.

SH 182, etc., Safety Treating Project

· Limits: Various roadways with current work on FM 182 from FM 17 to SH 154

· Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC

· Cost: $1.2 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Structure widening and installation of safety features continue on SH 182 and FM 1805. Expect minor delays dueto periodic single lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control. The project consists of extending and improving drainage structures for safety.

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I-20 Total Maintenance Contract

· Limits: Gregg, Smith and Van Zandt counties

· Contractor: Firemen Excavation

Routine maintenance activities are ongoing on I-20 with moving operations throughout the week. No work will be conducted Thursday and Friday, July 3-4. Normal operations resume the week of July 8.

· Debris Removal/Pothole Repair: Monday and Thursday - inside lanes thru all three counties.

· Debris Removal/Pothole Repair: Tuesday and Friday - outside lanes thru all three counties

· Debris Removal/Pothole Repair: Frontage roads and ramps on Wednesday

· Guardrail Repairs: In all three counties;

· Tree Removal: On I-20 westbound in Gregg County

· Delineation Upgrades: Ongoing in all three counties

· Longline Operations: In Smith County

· Edge Repair: In Smith County

· Mowing Operations: In Smith and Van Zandt counties