ATLANTA – A section of US 59/71 north of Texarkana will receive a new riding surface during this year, according to plans approved in May by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).
“We will be resurfacing a 3.9-mile section of the highway between Red River to 3.9 miles south,” said Kenny Icenhower, area engineer for TxDOT in Marshall. “In addition to the new pavement, we will also be upgrading bridge rail and guardrail in this area.”
R. K. Hall of Paris, Texas, was awarded the contract for the construction project with a bid of $1.4 million.
Work on the project should begin in August and take about three months to complete, Icenhower said.
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