ADA Ramp Construction Set in Three Counties


Contact: Tim McAlavy

Phone: (903) 737-9213

Date: March 29, 2018


PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that ADA-compliant ramps will soon be added to several roadways in Hunt, Fannin and Grayson Counties.

The contractor, TI-Zack Concrete Inc., Le Center, Minn., was granted 325 working days to complete work on this project valued at more than $2.3 million. The contractor will begin work on April 4, 2018, weather permitting, and the target date for completion is December 2019.

The contractor will construct ramps, sidewalks, steps, curb ramps, handrails, pedestrian push buttons and other pedestrian elements to aid the mobility of disabled citizens. Work locations include these counties, cities and roadways:

Hunt County: Commerce, State Highway 11.

Fannin County: Bonham, State Highways 56 and 78, and Loop 205; Honey Grove, State Highway 56 and FM 100; Windom, Loop 391.

Grayson County: Gunter, State Highway 289 and FM 121; Van Alstyne, State Highway 5 and FM 121; Whitewright, FM 151.

TxDOT officials requested that the traveling public pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel cautiously through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as cell phones, eating, drinking, or car audio or navigation systems.

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