TxDOT to work on roads across East Texas this week

Published on Sunday, 25 May 2014 23:29 - Written by Staff Reports

The Texas Department of Transportation will be working on roads in its eight county district this week.

Daytime lane closures will be in while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic in two-lane areas.

Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes if possible to avoid long delays associated with the work.

SMITH COUNTY

Maintenance crews will continue resurfacing Farm-to-Market Road 346 between U.S. Highway 69 in Flint and Farm-to-Market Road 2964 (Rhone’s Quarter Road) near Whitehouse. Once that work is complete, crews will move to Farm-to-Market Road 344 east of Bullard between Highway 69 Farm-to-Market Road 756.

Looking ahead to the week of June 2, TxDOT contract crews will seal coat Farm-to-Market Road 344 between Texas Highway 155 north of Coffee City and Farm-to-Market Road 346 in Teaselville.

HENDERSON COUNTY

As early as Wednesday, TxDOT contract crews will put a seal coat operations on

West Loop 7 between Farm-to-Market Road 59 and Farm-to-Market Road 1616; Farm-to-Market Road 59 between Texas Highway 19 in Athens and Farm-to-Market Road 753; and U.S. Highway 175 east of Athens between Farm-to-Market Road 804 and Farm-to-Market Road 315.

GREGG COUNTY

Crews will continue base and pavement repairs on the U.S. Highway 259 Kilgore bypass between Farm-to-Market Road 349 east of Kilgore and the south end of the bypass.

VAN ZANDT COUNTY

Crews will continue base and pavement repairs on Texas Highway 19 between Interstate 20 and Texas Highway 64.

CHEROKEE COUNTY

Crews will do shoulder and edge work on Texas Highway 204 between Loop 456 in Jacksonville and Texas Highway 110 in Ponta.

The work is in preparation for a seal coat application scheduled for the late next week or early in the following week.

ANDERSON COUNTY

Crews will finish base and pavement repairs on Texas Highway 294 between Farm-to-Market Road 323 and Farm-to-Market Road 228 near the Cherokee County line.

Looking ahead to the week of June 2, TxDOT contract crews will apply a seal coat to U.S. Highway 287 between Texas Highway 294 in Elkhart and the Houston County line.

WOOD COUNTY

Crews will continue resurfacing Farm-to-Market Road 17 between Texas Highway 154 in Yantis and Farm-to-Market Road 515.

RUSK COUNTY

Crews will continue resurfacing Farm-to-Market Road 95 between Farm-to-Market Road 1798 in Minden and U.S. Highway 84 east of Mount Enterprise.