This project is dedicated to improving safety and mobility along US 59 (Future I-69) between Shepherd and Cleveland.
TxDOT is proposing to upgrade existing US 59 by constructing frontage roads and overpasses from FM 2914 near Shepherd to the north end of the Cleveland Relief Route. The project would be designed to meet interstate standards for possible future designation as I-69 and would:
An open house was held on Sept. 27, 2016, to gather local input on the proposed improvements to US 59. Over the last two and a half years, TxDOT used findings from various reports and public feedback to refine the schematic and complete environmental documentation.
On May 14, 2019, the Lufkin District will hold a public hearing at the Shepherd High School Cafeteria to present the results of our work and receive public comments on the proposed project.
I-69 Project Manager
TxDOT Lufkin District
1805 N. Timberland Drive
Lufkin, TX 75901