Contact: Marcus Sandifer
Phone: (903) 799-1306
Date: May 30, 2019
A section of State Highway 43 northeast of Marshall will receive a new riding surface during the coming months according to plans approved in May by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).
“We will be resurfacing a 2.8-mile section of the highway from one mile north of Loop 390 to Haggerty Creek,” said Ray Brady, area engineer for TxDOT in Marshall. “The old pavement will be removed, the base materials strengthened and then the entire roadway will be repaved. In some two-lane sections of the highway we will also be widening the shoulders.”
H.V. Caver, Inc. of Atlanta, TX was awarded the contract for the construction project with a bid of $4.6 million.
"Work on the project should begin in August and take about 15 months to complete," Brady said.
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