Work to Improve FM 2815 in Fannin County Begins in November

Contact: Tim McAlavy

Phone: (903) 737-9213

Date: Oct. 25, 2019

PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that work to widen and rehabilitate FM 2815 in Fannin County will begin Nov. 18.

Contractor A.K. Gillis & Sons Inc., Sulphur Springs, Texas, was granted 142 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $3 million. The target date for completion of this project is July 2020, officials said.

This widening and rehab project will extend along FM 2815 from its intersection with State Highway 11 northward to FM 1629. This project will require temporary, one-lane closures at times with flaggers directing traffic. The bridge railing at Dyers Creek and Henson Creek will be replaced during this project. While bridge work is underway the roadway will be reduced to one lane, with signals in place to control traffic, officials said.

Motorists who travel regularly along this portion of FM 2815 in Fannin County are asked to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and 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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