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TxDOT area roadwork update 8-20-13

ANDERSON COUNTY, August 20, 2013--Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has released the following information concerning roadwork scheduled for this week in Anderson County.

TxDOT maintenance crews this week are scheduled to perform anti-erosion work in various locations on US 287 between the Freestone County Line and FM 2706.

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

Other area TxDOT roadwork scheduled for this week:

QUITMAN – On Wednesday, construction crews are scheduled to begin placing bridge beams on the new SH 154 bridge west of Quitman. This work will cause traffic to be reduced to one lane, and traffic will be stopped completely while the beams are moved into place by crane. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes if possible, and to expect lengthy delays in the project area.

GREGG COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue shoulder work on the US 259-Kilgore Bypass between the south end and FM 349. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

VAN ZANDT COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to perform resurfacing operations on SH 19, between Interstate 20 north of Canton, and US 80. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

WINONA – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue base and pavement-repair work on SH 155 in and around Winona. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

RUSK COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue base and pavement-repair operations on northbound US 259 between North Loop 571 and FM 850. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress. Motorists are encouraged to be prepared to reduce speed and merge in and around the work zone.

CHEROKEE COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue edge work in various locations on FM 2137 between FM 344 south of Bullard, and FM 855 west of Mount Selman. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

HENDERSON COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue pavement repair and resurfacing operations 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.

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