Traffic Signal Project To Begin In Midland County

Contact: Gene Powell

Phone: (432) 498-4746

Date: May 18, 2018

MIDLAND – A project to install traffic signals will begin the week of Monday, May 21, 2018, on FM 1788 at South Loop 40 near Midland International Air and Space Port.

Some lane closures will be needed as work begins.

The intersection serves as a major entrance to the airport as well as a regional United States Postal Service mail center, a Department of Public Safety driver’s license office and an assortment of businesses.

Motorists are reminded that state law requires them to obey any warning signs and any flaggers encountered in the work zone.

The project is scheduled to be completed in winter 2018.

Willis Electric of Abilene is the contractor. This signal is estimated to cost around $325,000. It is part of a $3.2 million contract that has installed three other sets of traffic signals in the 12-county Odessa District.


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