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Work Has Begun on State Spur 1570 in Hunt County
Contact: Tim McAlavy
Phone: (903) 737-9213
Date: Jan. 18, 2017

PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that preliminary work on State Spur 1570 near Greenville in Hunt County has begun.

Contractor AK Gillis & Sons, Sulphur Springs, Texas, was granted 300 working days, weather permitting, to complete this new roadway at an estimated cost of more than $7.1 million. The contractor began preliminary work Jan. 13, and the target completion date is March 2018.

TxDOT officials said State Spur 1570 will connect State Highway 66 and US 380 on the southwest side of Greenville. The spur will begin near the intersection of SH 66 and FM 1570 and extend northwestward to US 380. The contractor will grade the route, install a roadbed and paved surface, and install drainage and other structures.

TxDOT officials advised drivers who travel frequently in this area to watch for construction equipment and work zones as the work progresses. Motorists should always reduce their speed and obey all traffic controls as they approach and travel through work zones, and avoid any distractions while driving.

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