TxDOT Project Updates for the Week of Sep. 27, 2021 – Texas Department of Transportation

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Contact: Jeff Williford
Phone: (903) 510-9267
Date: Sept. 24, 2021
TYLER – TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the week of Sep. 27, 2021. Work schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure, or other unforeseen issues. Slow down and pay attention in work zones.
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Anderson County
Palestine Maintenance is scheduled to begin drainage structure repair on FM 322 south of Loop 256 in Palestine. Crews also plan to perform blade overlay patches on FM 315 between FM 837 and US 175 later in the week. Expect lane closures with flaggers and a pilot car managing traffic control.  
Anderson County construction projects updates:

US 79 Super 2 Project

The contractor is scheduled to continue work on roadway elements. The speed limit has been reduced to 60 mph throughout the project limits. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the project and expect lane closures and delays. Project consists of widening for a Super 2, including sub-grade work, surface treatment, base and surface hot mix asphalt, widening structures, bridge rail, MBGF, signage and permanent striping.
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Cherokee County
Jacksonville Maintenance will be repairing base failures on FM 3052 then conduct the same work on SH 110 north of New Summerfield. Expect daytime lane closures with flaggers managing traffic control. 
Rusk Maintenance will be conducting blade overlay on FM 1910, FM 2138 and FM 747 throughout the week. Expect lane closures with flaggers managing traffic control.

Cherokee County construction projects updates:

FM 22 Safety Widening and Bridge Replacement Project 

The contractor is scheduled to continue bridge construction at Sandy Creek. The roadway will be closed to traffic. Motorists should follow the marked detour route. The project will widen the existing roadway, replace three bridges and incorporate safety upgrades.
US 84 Widening 

The contractor is scheduled to continue placing storm water pollution prevention plan (SW3P) control measures, and begin construction on driveway pipe and cross structure upgrades. Lane closures will be in place. Expect lane closures with delays. The project will widen and resurface the roadway, along with adding safety upgrades.
FM 235 Safety Widening 

The contractor is scheduled to place final surface striping. Lane closures will be in place with a pilot car managing traffic. The project widens the existing roadway and incorporates safety upgrades.
County Road Bridge Replacement Project 

No work is scheduled on CR 3203 and CR 1504. Both roadways are open to traffic. Construction of the new bridges is ongoing on CR 2905 and CR 2614. Both roads are closed to through traffic. The project is replacing the existing bridges at each location with new structures.
SH 204 Super-2 Widening Project

The contractor is scheduled to begin installing rumble strips and removing excess silt from SW3P control measures. Lane closures will be in place. The project adds passing lanes and incorporates safety upgrades.
US 69 Sidewalks in Jacksonville

No work is scheduled. The project is constructing sidewalks along US 69 in Jacksonville.
US 79 Rehabilitation Project

The contractor is scheduled to begin final punch list and repair bridge joints. Lane closures will be in place, expect delays on this corridor when construction is in progress. The work zone speed limit is 60 mph. The project will rebuild the roadway pavement and upgrade bridge rails.
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Gregg County

Longview Maintenance will be finishing ditching operations on SH 42. Crews will be finishing culvert and storm drain maintenance on FM 1845, from Birch St. to Silver Falls Rd. Crews then plan to begin ditch work on SH 42, just south of IH 20 to Go Forth Rd. Contractors will also be drilling cores on SH 42 on the northbound and southbound sides from FM 1252 to US 80. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control.    
Gregg County construction projects updates:

Spur 63/McCann Road Bridge Project 

This project is part of the City of Longview Guthrie Creek Trail project. It will consist of building a bridge over Guthrie Creek to allow bicyclist and pedestrians to travel under Spur 63. The traffic will be reduced to two lanes, one northbound lane and one south bound lane to allow the contractor to build half of the bridge. Traffic will be switched later to allow completion of the bridge construction. Expect delays.
FM 2204, etc., Safety Improvement Project

This project consists of culverts, safety end treatments, drainage upgrades, new MBGF and driveway asphalt. Contractor will be working on drainage upgrades and driveways. There will be daytime lane closures. Expect delays.
FM 2206/Harrison Road 

This project consists of widening a two-lane road to four lanes with a center turn lane. This includes drainage structures, flexible base, curb and gutter, sidewalks, hot mix and pavement markings.  Contractor will be extending culverts and constructing detours. There will be daytime lane closures. Expect delays.
FM 2206/Harrison Road 

This project consists of widening a two-lane road to four lanes with a center turn lane.  This includes drainage structures, new bridge, flexible base, hot mix and pavement markings. Contractor will be extending culverts and constructing detours. There will be daytime lane closures. Expect delays.
I-20 Upgrades at Barber Road 

This project consists of widening on ramps and exit ramps, culverts, drainage upgrades, new MBGF and bridge rails on the Barber Road overpass, and asphalt overlay. No work planned this week. 
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Henderson County
Athens Maintenance is scheduled to perform bridge maintenance on US 175 W between the Kaufman County line and SH 334. A second crew will be performing ditch maintenance on FM 2494 between SL 7 and Prairieville St. in Athens. Expect lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic.
Henderson County construction projects updates:

SH 198 Bridge Project 

The contractor is scheduled to work on the new northbound bridge and roadway elements. Motorists should be prepared for lane closures and delays. The project consists of the construction of replacing bridges, approaches, grading, structures, asphalt concrete pavement (ACP) base, ACP surface, retaining walls, curb & gutter, MBGF, and pavement markings.
Traffic Signal Project

The contractor plans to continue work on pedestrian ramps and traffic signals on SH 31 at FM 3441/SH 198 in Malakoff. Expect lane closures and delays. The project consists of improving the intersection and installing a signal.
US 175 Widening Project 

The contractor is scheduled to continue final cleanup work. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the project. The speed limit has been reduced to 60 mph throughout the project. The project consists of adding shoulders and improving drainage.
SH 334 Bridge Project

The contractor is scheduled to continue final cleanup work. Expect lane closures and delays. The project will upgrade the roadway from two to four lanes. The contract consists of the construction of bridges, storm sewer, guardrail, base, pavement surfaces, and pavement markings.
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Rusk County
Maintenance crews will continue mill and inlay on US 259 between US 84 and the Nacogdoches County line Monday through Tuesday. Outside lane closures on the northbound side. Wednesday through Friday, crews will begin mill and inlay on SH 315 between US 259 and the Panola County line. Flaggers will control traffic with one-way traffic setups in both locations.
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Smith County 
Tyler maintenance plans to begin mill and inlay operations on SH 64, just south of Chapel Hill east to FM 3226. Flaggers will control traffic with a pilot vehicle. A second crew will be performing ditch work on FM 16, just west of FM 14 on Monday only. For the remainder of the week the crew will be performing bridge work on eastbound SH 64, just before FM 2089. Flaggers will control traffic with one-way traffic setups.
Smith County construction projects updates:

US 271 Rehab, Turn Lanes, and Pavement Overlay 

Crews will be installing erosion control measures and drainage structure. Traffic control will be managed by flaggers as needed. The project consists of paving, structures, MBGF, and pavement markings from I-20 north to the Gregg County line. The portion from I-20 to FM 16 also includes turn lanes and pavement rehabilitation.  
FM 2493 Widening Project

The contractor is scheduled to continue grading at Spruce Hill and installing crash-cushion attenuator. Lane closures will be in place on the outside lane of southbound FM 2493 and northbound FM 2493 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The work zone speed limit will remain at 45 mph. The project will widen FM 2493 from two lanes to a four-lane divided roadway with a flush median.
US 69 Overpass at FM 346

No work is scheduled. The work zone speed limit is 60 mph on US 69. The project consists of building a new US 69 bridge over FM 346.
SH 155 Resurfacing Project 

No work is scheduled. When in progress, hours will be from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday nights. The project will resurface the roadway, upgrade drainage structures, and repair bridge joints.
Sidewalks at various locations in Smith County 

The contractor is scheduled to continue work on SH 110 in Troup. Daily lane closures are expected. The project is adding sidewalks along SH 64W in Tyler, SH 110W, and SH 135N in Troup.
SH 135 Widening Project

The contractor is scheduled to work on punch list. The work zone speed limit is 45 mph. The project is adding passing lanes, improving drainage structures, and pavement resurfacing.
US 69 (Glenwood Blvd.) Resurfacing Project in Tyler 

No work is scheduled. When in progress, work will be conducted from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday nights. The project consists of pavement resurfacing.
FM 344, etc., Safety Improvements 

The contractor is scheduled to complete driveway and cross culvert upgrades on FM 768 and finish laying hot mix for driveways on FM 344. Lane closures will be in place. The project consists of improving drainage, culvert work, and guardrail upgrades.
US 69 (Broadway Ave.) Resurfacing Project 

No work is scheduled. When in progress, work is slated from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday through Thursday, and on Sunday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. The project consists of bridge rail and pavement resurfacing. 
I-20 Resurfacing Project

No work is scheduled. When work is in progress, the schedule is from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. The work zone speed limit is 65 mph. The project consists of ramp improvements and frontage road construction. 
Loop 323 Resurfacing Project 

Contractor is scheduled to complete punch list. Work hours are 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. The project consists of pavement resurfacing.
I-20 Ramp Improvement Project

No work is scheduled. The project includes ramp improvements and the construction of frontage roads.
SH 64 Bridge Maintenance

The contractor is scheduled to begin placing SW3P control measures. Work hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The project will consist of bridge maintenance and repair.
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Van Zandt County  
Canton Maintenance plans to begin addressing several drainage issues around the county. A second crew will begin working on bridges and channels on FM 47 and FM 859. Daytime lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic.
Van Zandt County construction projects updates:

District Seal Coat 

Crews will be installing pavement markings and addressing project punch list items as seal coat operations wind down in the Tyler District. 
I-20 MBGF Improvements (Van Zandt, Smith, and Gregg counties)

Crews will be installing guard fence on the eastbound side in Gregg County and cleaning and grading eastbound and westbound sides in Van Zandt and Smith Counties. Lane closures will be in effect nightly, and will be managed by message boards and channelizing devices. This project is to construct safety improvements consisting of upgrading MBGF and mow strip.
CR 2918, etc. Bridge Replacements

Crews will be performing roadway subgrade work on CR 2318 and CR 2918. Both roads remain closed on each side of the bridges until project completion. The project consists of removing and replacing four bridges. 
Safety Improvement Project 

The contractor is scheduled to continue driveways and drainage structures work on FM 346 in Smith County. Motorists should be prepared for lane closures and delays. The project includes grading, structure work, guard rail replacement, and bridge rail upgrades
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Wood County 
Mineola Maintenance will be performing hot mix overlay on FM 2966 between Quitman and FM 515. Expect lane closures with flaggers and a pilot car.
Wood County construction projects updates:

SH 154 Turn Lane Project 

Crews will be paving the final surface of hot mix on the northbound and southbound sides. Various lane closures will be managed by flaggers and a pilot vehicle. The project includes pavement widening, hot mix asphalt concrete overlay, signs, and pavement markings.
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I-20 Total Maintenance Contract

Routine maintenance activities on I-20 are ongoing throughout the week with moving operations.
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