Contact: Tim McAlavy
Phone: (903) 737-9213
Date: Oct. 18, 2021
PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that a project to upgrade pedestrian sidewalks and curb ramps at five locations in the Paris District is set to begin on Oct. 25.
The contractor, Highway 19 Construction LLC, was granted 170 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $2 million. The contractor anticipates setting construction barricades on Oct. 20.
The contractor will improve pedestrian sidewalks and construct ADA-compliant curb ramps at
Motorists who frequently travel in these areas are asked to pay special attention to all barricades, traffic controls and signs, and to reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as cell phones, eating, drinking, or car audio or navigation systems.
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