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TxDot announces highway improvement project

TYLER, May 24, 2014—The Texas Department of Transportation announced plans to widen loop 323 around Tyler to 6 lanes in some locations. The project is already underway but should really kickoff after the Memorial Day Weekend. The area that will be under construction will be the small are on West loop just south of Front St. over by Rose Stadium.

‘We are growing by leaps and bounds here in East Texas, Particularly in Longview and Tyler areas.” said TxDOT spokesman Larry Krantz.” We are outgrowing the infrastructure that was originally provided for us, so it’s time to upgrade”

They are knocking down the existing railroad overpass and building a temporary overpass so train traffic doesn’t stop for this project.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Larry Krantz about upcoming highway project. Click below for more.


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