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TxDOT plans work near Rusk; District-Wide Seal Coat work begins in Cherokee Co.

CHEROKEE CO., July 22, 2013--Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to make base and pavement repairs on US 84, between US 69, in Rusk, and the Rusk County Line.

Also this week in Cherokee County, work associated the Texas Department of Transportation’s annual preventative maintenance program known as District-Wide Seal Coat is scheduled to continue this week in Cherokee County as it moves through all eight counties of the Tyler District, treating nearly 300 miles of roadway before concluding work in August.

Beginning as early as Tuesday, crews are scheduled to seal SH 21, in Alto, between US 69, and the Nacogdoches County Line, followed by the same work on FM 347, between South Loop 456, in Jacksonville, and US 84, in Oakland, and FM 2138, between FM 347, in Jacksonville, and US 84, in Maydelle.

Finally this week, work pavement-repair work continues on FM 347, or Bolton Street, in Jacksonville, between Cherokee Street, and South Loop 456.

Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic in two-lane areas. Loose gravel may be present for several days following a seal coat application.

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