TxDOT Project Updates for the Week of June 6, 2022
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Contact: Jeff Williford

Phone: (903) 510-9267

Date: June 3, 2022


Anderson County
Crews will be on FM 3328 digging base failures. Expect lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic.

Anderson County construction projects updates:

US 79 Super 2 Project

  • Limits: From 0.5 mile northeast of Loop 256 to the Anderson/Cherokee County line
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $14.4 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2022

The contractor is scheduled to continue work on roadway elements. The speed limit has been reduced to 60 mph throughout the project limits. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the project and expect lane closures and delays. Project consists of widening for a Super 2, including sub-grade work, surface treatment, base and surface hot mix asphalt, widening structures, bridge rail, MBGF, signage and permanent striping.

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Cherokee County
Rusk Maintenance will be performing base repair on FM 1247. Expect daytime lane closures with traffic controlled by flaggers. Jacksonville crews will be performing base repair on FM 851. Expect daytime lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic.   

Cherokee County construction projects updates:

SH 204 Super-2 Widening Project

  • Limits: From US 79 in Jacksonville southeast to SH 110
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $13.7 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2021

The contractor is scheduled complete punch list. Lane closures are anticipated while work is in progress. The project adds passing lanes and incorporates safety upgrades.

US 84 Widening 

  • Limits: From 0.43 mi east of SH 110 in Rusk, northeast to the Rusk County line in Reklaw
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $7.9 million 
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2022

No work is scheduled this week. Expect delays on this corridor when construction is in progress. The project will widen and resurface the roadway, along with adding safety upgrades.

FM 22 Safety Widening and Bridge Replacement Project 

  • Limits: From CR 1512 west of Gallatin, east to SH 110
  • Contractor: Stateline Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $5.5 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2022

The contractor is scheduled to continue corrective work and construction on the bridge at Little Turnpike Creek. Flaggers will be present during construction hours. Expect daily lane closures when work is being done. The bridge will be closed during construction. The project will widen the existing roadway, replace three bridges and incorporate safety upgrades.

SH 21 Resurfacing Project

  • Limits: Houston County Line east to US 69 in Alto
  • Contractor: A.L. Helmcamp
  • Cost: $6.0 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2022

The contractor is scheduled to continue road work construction on driveway upgrades and structure extensions. No lane closures are expected. The project will consist of pavement resurfacing.

US 69 Signals in Jacksonville

  • Limits: US 69 at US 175 and US 60 at SH 135
  • Contractor: Texas Traffic Control Systems, Inc. 
  • Cost: $802,000
  • Anticipated Completion Date: July 2022

The contractor will continue work along US 69 from US 175 to Canada. Traffic control will consist of occasional lane closures and work outside of the roadway when the work is in progress (Monday-Thursdays, weather permitting). This is a safety project to update existing signals and add pedestrian signals, crosswalks, and curb ramps. 

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Gregg County 
Longview Maintenance is expected to begin cutting high edges on FM 2207 between SH 135 and FM 1252. There will also be a mobile patching crew on various roadways.  

Gregg County construction projects updates:

Spur 63/McCann Road Bridge Project 

  • Limits: From McCann Road, north to Glencrest Lane
  • Contractor: Leland Bradlee Construction
  • Anticipated Completion Date: May 2022

This project is part of the City of Longview Guthrie Creek Trail project. It will consist of building a bridge over Guthrie Creek to allow bicyclist and pedestrians to travel under Spur 63. The traffic will be reduced to two lanes, one northbound lane and one south bound lane to allow the contractor to build half of the bridge. Traffic will be switched later to allow completion of the bridge construction. Expect delays.

FM 2206/Harrison Road 

  • Limits: Fisher Rd. to SH 42
  • Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.
  • Cost: $14.15 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: May 2023

This project consists of widening a two-lane road to four lanes with a center turn lane. This includes drainage structures, new bridge, flexible base, hot mix and pavement markings. Contractor will be extending culverts and constructing detours. There will be daytime lane closures. Expect delays.

FM 2206/Harrison Road 

  • Limits: From Loop 281 to Fisher Rd.
  • Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.
  • Cost: $15.16 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: March 2023

This project consists of widening a two-lane road to four lanes with a center turn lane. This includes drainage structures, flexible base, curb and gutter, sidewalks, hot mix and pavement markings.  Contractor will be extending culverts and constructing detours. There will be daytime lane closures. Expect delays.

Pentecost Road Bridge, Kilgore, Texas

  • Limits: US 259 Business to Stone Rd.
  • Contractor: South Texas Illumination
  • Cost: $638,000
  • Anticipated Completion Date: August 2022

This project consists of replacing the bridge structure on Big Head Creek. Pentecost Road will be closed to through traffic. Only local traffic will be allowed. Through traffic needs to select an alternate route.

FM 1249 Bridge Replacement

  • Limits: US 259 Business to US 259 Bypass
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting
  • Cost: $1.17 Million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: August 2022

No work is scheduled this week. This project consists of milling existing hot mix asphalt and placing new hot mix asphalt, placing new striping and minor drainage structure work.

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Henderson County
Athens maintenance is scheduled to perform base repairs on FM 316 S between US 175 W and FM 2329. A second crew will be performing BPM on SH 31 E between Chandler and Brownsboro. Expect lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic. 

Henderson County construction projects updates:

SH 198 Bridge Project 

  • Limits: At the Clear Creek Bridge a mile north of FM 3054 to 0.1 mile north of CR 2830
  • Contractor: Copasa Inc. 
  • Cost: $30.4 million 
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2024 

The contractor is scheduled to work on the new northbound bridge and roadway elements. Motorists should be prepared for lane closures and delays. The speed limit has been reduced to 50 mph throughout the project. The project consists of the construction of replacing bridges, approaches, grading, structures, asphalt concrete pavement (ACP) base, ACP surface, retaining walls, curb & gutter, MBGF, and pavement markings.

BUS 175 Safety Improvement Project 

  • Limits: From BUS 19 to Grass Median 1 Mi. west of SL 7
  • Contractor: Reynolds & Kay, Inc. 
  • Cost: $700,000 
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2022 

The contractor is scheduled to work on traffic signal supports on SL 7. Motorists should be prepared for lane closures and delays. The project includes traffic signals, curb ramps and pavement markings.

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Rusk County
Rusk County crews will be mill and inlaying on FM 2867. Expect lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic. 

Rusk County construction projects updates:

FM 13, Business SH 64 

  • Limits: FM 13 from Main St. to SL 571; BUS 64 from SH 64 to BUS 79
  • Contractor: Drewery Construction
  • Cost: $2.4 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: May 2022

This project consists of milling asphalt surface and replacing asphalt surface and new pavement markings. There will be daytime lane closures with two-way, one-lane traffic with a pilot car. Expect delays.

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Smith County 
Tyler Maintenance will have a base failure crew on FM 15. Flaggers will control traffic. A second crew will be performing a level-up job on FM 2661 at the railroad tracks. Flaggers will be controlling traffic. The herbicide unit and a street sweeper will be in various locations throughout the county this week. 

Also this week, seal coat operations will begin in Smith County:

Wednesday, June 8: Crews will start at SH 110 N at LP 49 headed north. Expect lane closures with flaggers and a pilot car controlling traffic.

Thursday, June 9: Seal coat crews will be on FM 344 at the SH 110 intersection. 

Friday, June 10: Seal coat crews will be in Troup at FM 346. Expect lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic. 

Smith County construction projects updates:

Sidewalks at various locations in Smith County 

  • Limits: SH 64 in Tyler (Entrada Ln. to Parkdale Dr.); SH 110 in Troup (CR 2138 to FM 347); SH 135 in Troup (FM 13 to Tiger Dr.)
  • Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $3.5 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2021

No work is scheduled this week. The project is adding sidewalks along SH 64W in Tyler, SH 110W, and SH 135N in Troup.

FM 344, etc., Safety Improvements 

  • Limits: FM 344 – From FM 756 east to SH 110; FM 768 – from Loop 456, S to FM 22
  • Contractor: A R Brothers Construction Services, Inc.
  • Cost: $1.8 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2021

No work is scheduled this week. The project consists of improving drainage, culvert work, and guardrail upgrades.

SH 155 Resurfacing Project 

  • Limits: From Loop 323 in Tyler, southwest to the Anderson County line
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $17 million 
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2022

The contractor is scheduled to continue placing mowstrip and metal beam guard fence along the pavement edges as well as continue the mill and inlay on the main lanes. When in progress, hours will be from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Expect delays. The project will resurface the roadway, upgrade drainage structures, and repair bridge joints.

SH 64 Bridge Maintenance

  • Limits: Prairie Creek
  • Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $332,000
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2021

The contractor is awaiting punch list. When work is in progress, hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lane closures will be in place when working on the metal beam guard fence and retrofit rail. The project consists of bridge maintenance and repair.

Tyler State Park Bridge and Resurfacing Project

  • Limits: Park Maintenance Road in Tyler State Park SW to Cedar Point Camping Area Exit
  • Contractor: Encino Landscape
  • Cost: $2.4 Million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2022

The contractor is scheduled to begin placing barricades and ROW prep. The project will consist of bridge and pavement resurfacing.

SH 110 & FM 346 Landscape Project 

  • Limits: Various locations on SH 110 & FM 346
  • Contractor: Tight Line Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $157,495
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2022

No work is scheduled this week. The project consists of landscape development.

Whittle Street, CR 2110 and CR 289 Bridge Replacement Project 

  • Limits: Whittle Street, CR 2110, CR 289
  • Contractor: THK Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $1.25 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2022

No work is scheduled on Whittle Street at West Mud Creek Tributary. The project replaces the existing bridge with a new structure.

The contractor is scheduled to continue construction on the CR 2110 bridge at Kickapoo Creek. The road is closed to traffic. The project replaces the existing bridge with a new structure. 

No work is scheduled on the CR 289 bridge at Prairie Creek this week. The road is closed to through traffic. The project replaces the existing bridge with a new structure. The contractor will complete one bridge at a time. Weather permitting, the bridge is scheduled to be completed at the end of May.  

IH 20 Mill and Inlay 

  • Limits: Van Zandt County Line to SH 110
  • Contractor: Texas Materials Group, INC.
  • Cost: $6 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2022

The contractor is scheduled to begin base repairs on the west bound, outside lane and shoulder. Nightly lane closures will be in place. Work will be done at night Sunday 9 PM to 5 AM and Monday-Thursday 8 PM to 5 AM. Expect delays on this corridor when construction is in progress. Project consists of an overlay with TBPFC surface, ACP surface, planeing, shoulder texturing and pavement markings.  

SH 135 Bridge Replacements

  • Limits: Mud Creek Bridge & Mud Creek Relief Bridge
  • Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC
  • Cost: $4.2 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2022

No work is scheduled next week. The project is currently under time suspension due to migrating birds nesting under the bridges. Project consists of the replacement of the bridge at Mud Creek and Mud Creek Relief.

IH 20 at Barber Road

  • Limits: Exit and entrance ramps to Barber Road
  • Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road
  • Cost: $1.49 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: June 2022

This project consists of widening on ramps and exit ramps, culverts, drainage upgrades, new metal beam guard fence and bridge rails on the Barber Road overpass, and asphalt overlay.  No work this week on this project.

US 271 Rehab, Turn Lanes, and Pavement Overlay 

  • Limits: FM 16 SW to I-20
  • Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC
  • Cost: $12.4 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: October 2022

Crews will be performing paving rehab operations on the northbound outside lane. The northbound outside lane will be permanently closed with signs and channelizing devices, for the affected section. The project consists of paving, structures, MBGF, and pavement markings from IH 20 N to the Gregg County Line.  The portion from IH 20 to FM 16 also includes turn lanes and pavement rehabilitation.  

Safety Improvement Project (Van Zandt, Anderson, Smith and Henderson County)

  • Limits: FM 47, etc.
  • Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC.
  • Cost: $4.5 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2022

The contractor is scheduled to continue work on driveways and drainage structures on FM 850 in Smith County. Motorists should be prepared for lane closures and delays. The project includes grading, structure work, guard rail replacement and bridge rail upgrades. 

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Van Zandt County
Canton Maintenance will be digging base failures on FM 1995 between FM 773 and FM 314. Expect daytime lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic.

Van Zandt County construction projects updates:

I-20 MBGF Improvements (Van Zandt, Smith, and Gregg counties)

  • Limits: SH 19 in Canton E to MLK Blvd. in Longview
  • Contractor: Sefbo Pipeline Bridge, Inc.
  • Cost: $3.5 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: December 2021

Crews will be cleaning, grading and seeding along the shoulders of Smith County (eastbound and westbound). Lane closures will be in effect nightly and will be managed by message boards, channelizing devices and law enforcement officers. Seeding will be performed daily using a mobile operation managed by LEO’s and TMA’s. This project is to construct safety improvements consisting of upgrading metal beam guard fence and mow strip.

SH 19 Super Two Widening & Overlay

  • Limits: SH 243 (Canton) S 13 miles to Henderson County line
  • Contractor: Big Creek Construction, LTD.
  • Cost: $12.1 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: December 2023

Crews will extending cross structures and replacing driveway culverts structures for the northbound super two section. Traffic control will consist of a northbound shoulder closures and will be managed by flaggers channelizing devices. The project consists of Super 2 work including grading, base repair, treated subgrade, flex base, OCST, PFC surface, structures, signs and pavement markings.

CR 2918, etc. Bridge Replacements

  • Limits: CR 2918 @ Steve’s Crk & Steve’s Crk Relief; CR 2708 @ Caney Crk; CR 2319 @ Alligator Crk
  • Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.
  • Cost: $1.25 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: June 2022

Crews will be grading and paving at CR 2708 and addressing punch list items on CR 2918. CR 2708 will be closed at the bridge for the remainder of construction. CR 2319 and CR 2918 are open to traffic and in the punch-list phase. Minimal impact to the traveling public is anticipated. The project consists of removing and replacing four bridges. 

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Wood County 
Maintenance crews are scheduled to perform blade overlay on FM 2225 from FM 515 to SH 154. Expect lane closures with flaggers and a pilot vehicle controlling traffic. No traffic delays are expected.

Wood County construction projects updates:

SH 37 Road Widening and PFC Overlay

  • Limits: Quitman City Limit S 5.34 mi to 1.45 mi N of SL 564 in Mineola
  • Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.
  • Cost: $4.58 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: October 2022

Crews will be grading and performing grading work. Traffic control will consist of daily shoulder closures managed with signs and truck-mounted attenuator. The project consists of base repair, level-up, spray paver, permeable friction course surface, structures, bridge rail, metal beam guard fence, and pavement markings.

FM 2088, etc. MBGF Improvements in Wood County

  • Limits: 10 locations (FM 2088, FM 17, FM 514 FM 515, FM 2966)
  • Contractor: 3LW Civil, LLC
  • Cost: $2.1 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: August 2023

Crews will be replacing metal beam guard fence on FM 17 at three Lake Fork bridges. Traffic control will consist of daily lane closures managed with flaggers.  The project is for bridge maintenance consisting of MBGF and bridge retrofit rail.

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I-20 Total Maintenance Contract

  • Limits: Gregg, Smith and Van Zandt counties
  • Contractor: Firemen Excavation, maintenance activities, follow up action worksheet summary for bridge work repair in Gregg, Smith and Van Zandt Counties.
  • Contractor: Andrews Diversified Industries, litter removal 
  • Debris Removal/Pothole Repair Inside Lanes: Thursday through all counties; Friday after 12 p.m. emergency work only.
  • Debris Removal/Pothole Repair Outside Lanes: Mon - Wed. in all counties; Friday after 12 p.m. emergency work only. 
  • Debris Removal/Pothole Repair Frontage Roads/Ramps: Friday in all counties
  • Guardrail/Sign Repair: Emergency repairs due to vehicle crashes in all counties
  • Bridge Repair Follow-up: All three counties
  • Mowing: Smith and Van Zandt County on the west bound side.
  • Litter Removal: Scheduled to begin in Gregg County on IH 20 in April. All three counties beginning in July 2022. Pickup will continue in Gregg County in October 2022.

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