Commisssion Approves New Projects For Lufkin District


Contact: Rhonda Oaks

Phone: (936) 633-4395

Date: June 4, 2019


Texas transportation commissioners last week approved more than $592.8 million in highway construction projects, with more than $3 million approved for the Lufkin District.

Safety improvements to crossovers on various divided highways in the Lufkin District were approved for a $1.4 million. It will include upgrading signing and striping. Striping Technology LP, Tyler, TX, will serve as contractor for the project. No timeline for completion has been set.

Additional improvements a $1.3 million project that includes two areas: US 84 in Shelby County from just east of LP 157 in Tenaha to Morris Creek and  SH 94 in Angelina County from Herndon Street to BU 59 (Timberland Drive). Moore Brothers Construction Company, Lufkin TX, will serve as contractor for the project. No timeline for completion has been set.

A bridge maintenance project for US 96 at McKim Creek in Sabine County and FM 139 at Tenaha Bayou in Shelby County was approved for a $260,935. FNH Construction LLC, Farmers Branch, TX, will serve as contractor for the project. No timeline for completion has been set.

As these projects begin, motorists are asked to stay alert and respect the work zones by reducing speed and preparing for intermittent delays as work progresses.

For more information about road closures and conditions statewide, visit DriveTexas.org

 

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