CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE UPDATES Work scheduled for Jan. 9-13
LUFKIN – TxDOT contractors are in full swing on many projects throughout the nine-county Lufkin District, as weather allows. Motorists are advised to travel through work zones with caution, reduce speed and obey all signage and/or flaggers as work continues on many maintenance and construction projects in the coming week. Delays should always be expected when traveling near work crews or heavy equipment.
For a complete list of closures and work statewide, visit drivetexas.org. All work schedules are subject to change in inclement weather. Work scheduled for the week of Jan. 9-13 includes:
US 59 North: Work continues to place new metal guardrail in several locations as well as retrofitting northbound bridge railing at Procella Creek. Motorists should expect delays and intermittent lane closures.
US 69: Contractors are clearing and preparing right of way for a future widening project from the city of Huntington to FM 844. Once the right of way is cleared, contractors will establish vegetation.
BU 69/Kurth Drive: Crews continue to install metal safety end treatments on culverts at driveways and side streets.
Old Homer Alto Road: Crews continue to replace the bridge and approaches at Bodan Creek. The roadway is closed.
US 59: Paving of the southbound main lanes at Spradley Street in the median is scheduled for completion as contractors continue to work through the project on sidewalks and driveways along with repairs and replacements to curb and gutter. Center median construction will continue from SL 224 to 1.3 miles south of SL 224.
SH 7 East: Mill and inlay work is scheduled from SL 224 to FM 2112.
FM 95 South: Work is planned to continue construction on the approaches to the newly constructed bridges at Parallel and Dog Creeks.
FM 1638: Crews will continue to safety treat fixed objects and repair and replace metal beam guard fence from FM 698 to FM 2609.
FM 2783: Driveway culverts and cross drainage structures will be safety treated from SH 204 to the end of pavement.
US 84: Work will continue on concrete paving in the westbound lanes of the Texas/Louisiana Bridge across the Sabine River at the state line between Texas and Louisiana. The first three spans have been set and the remaining spans and bridge rail is being constructed for completed sections. Construction work on the LA 5 intersection is also continuing.
SH 7: Crews are scheduled to continue installing driveway culverts, cross drainage structures and safety treating fixed objects from 4.4 miles east of FM 2913 to US 96.
FM 415: The bridge detour at Bear Bayou is partially constructed and crews are scheduled to continue its construction as relocation of utilities has been completed.
CR 4256: Work continues as the bridge deck has been set at the tributary of Flat Fork Creek.
CR 4670: Crews are scheduled to continue work at McFadden Creek since the completion of the new bridge deck.
CR 4564: Construction of the box culvert will continue at Hilliard Creek.
CR 4455: New bridge construction is scheduled to begin at Spinney Creek and Shoal Creek.
SH 21 (Crockett): Motorists continue to be detoured from the main lanes as new road base is added on the subgrade material that will widen the roadway from 2.3 miles east of FM 2967 to SH 7. The project includes reconstructing pavement and adding passing lanes. Daytime lane closures with flaggers in place.
SH 21 (Austonio): Crews are scheduled to lay hot mix for the final surface. This project includes reconstructing pavement and adding passing lanes from FM 1280 to 2.3 miles east of FM 2967. Motorists should expect daily lane closures, one way traffic, flaggers and pilot cars in place throughout the project.
SH 7: Crews are scheduled to continue laying hot mix from just east of FM 232 to the city of Kennard as this project continues to reconstruct pavement and add passing lanes and shoulders. Motorists should expect delays, one-way traffic and pilot car to lead them through the area.
SH 7 West: Spot sealing road base is scheduled from SL 304 to 8 miles west of SL 304.
SH 7 East: Crews will work to level up and mill and texture pavement near Center Municipal Airport.
SL 304: Crews will work to spot seal road base from US 287 North to SH 7 West.
FM 227: Crews will continue to place concrete panels on the relief bridge at Hickory Creek. A pilot car will be in place to lead traffic.
FM 1280: Maintenance is scheduled from Lovelady to Austonio to spot seal pavement.
FM 2022: Maintenance work is scheduled to seal road base edges at various locations from FM 2423 to FM 2663.
FM 3313: Spot sealing pavement is scheduled from FM 2022 to the end of pavement.
FM 2110: Road base work that will include edge sealing and level up is scheduled at various locations.
CR 1680: The roadway is closed as crews replace the bridge and approaches at Silver Creek.
CR 1585: The roadway is closed as crews replace the bridge and approaches at San Pedro Creek.
US 190: Crews are scheduled to place embankment through the areas that will be widened with the addition of passing lanes from Onalaska to FM 2457. Crews will also continue to repair and replace culverts with safety end treatments from the San Jacinto County line to FM 4559.
US 190 East: Work is scheduled to safety treat fixed objects, repairing and replacing metal beam guardrail from US 59 to just west of FM 1276.
FM 1988: Crews will continue work to remove and replace the bridge and approaches at Long King Creek.
FM 62: Crews are scheduled to work on the bridge railing and place hot mix asphalt pavement at Draw Creek where the existing multiple box culvert is being lengthened.
FM 356: Work is planned on cross drainage structures that are part of a project to reconstruct and widen pavement with a continuous two-way left turn lane and 10-foot shoulders from 1.1 mile north of US 190 to US 190.
Old Highway 35 North: Construction crews will continue removing and replacing the old bridge and approaches that cross a tributary at Long King Creek.
Livingston State Park: Work continues to upgrade and replace camp loops and parking areas. The Yaupon and Red Oak camp loops and cabins remain closed.
Blue Water Road: Road base work is scheduled at Blue Branch and on Punk Road at Paces Creek. Bridges and approaches at both locations, along with the bridge at Old Bering Road at Barnett Creek will be replaced.
Dick Skinner Road: Crews will continue work to replace the bridge and approaches, which cross a tributary of the Neches River.
Work to replace the bridge and approaches is scheduled to continue on Upper Leggett Road at the tributary of Big Sandy Creek.
Work continues on replacement of both Rock Island Road bridges, while crews continue clearing for the bridge replacement on Carmona Road at Brushy Creek.
FM 2665: Crews are scheduled to patch the roadway at various locations and replace delineation on guardrail.
FM 1988 East: Crews are scheduled to patch the roadway at various locations and replace delineation on guardrail.
US 96: Construction crews will safety treat fixed objects and replace metal beam guard fence from FM 83 to the Jasper County line.
US 96: Construction crews will continue to work to replace the bridge at Ayish Bayou. The new bridge has been completed and the old bridge is being demolished.
SH 21: Construction crews will continue to safety treat fixed objects and replace metal beam guard fence from SH 147 to FM 1.
FM 1175: Crews will repair and replace metal beam guard fence from the end of pavement to FM 83.
FM 705: Crews are scheduled to continue safety treating fixed objects and repair and replace metal beam guard fencing from SH 147 to the end of pavement.
Various locations: Maintenance crews are scheduled to level up roadways and remove debris.
US 59: The intersection at FM 2914 is closed while all main lanes of US 59 are open.
US 59: Contractors continue to place concrete pavement on the south end of the project near Wonderland Drive. The project continues to move toward adding southbound frontage roads and reconstruction of the main lanes. Motorists could be detoured.
US 59: Work will continue to resurface existing pavement and repair and replace metal beam guard fence and backfill pavement edges from just south of FM 2914 to the Liberty County line.
US 190: Right-of-way preparation is scheduled to continue through the project as crews safety treat fixed objects and replace metal beam guard fence from the Walker County Line to the Polk County Line.
SH 150: Work is scheduled to address drainage issues in various locations.
FM 946/Various locations: Crews are scheduled to work on pavement edge repair, potholes, ruts and base failures, as well as trim limbs and remove dead trees from the right of way.
FM 223: Crews are scheduled to clean, straight and replace delineators, signs and mailboxes at several locations.
Various locations: Crews will work to repair, clean and straight signs, delineators and mailboxes.
FM 1: The surface and striping have been completed in this project from SH 184 to SS 1 and crews will continue work as a box culvert is extended on the south end of the project.
FM 330: Base repair is scheduled in various locations.
FM 2343: Base repair is scheduled in various locations.
US 287: Crews are scheduled to place concrete sidewalks, ramps and driveway entrances from Harrison Street in Groveton to Vickery Street.
US 287/FM 230: Work is scheduled on parallel drainage structures. Possible lane closures through the project.
SH 19: Construction is scheduled to safety treat fixed objects, repairing and replacing metal beam guard railing from SH 7 to 1.6 miles north of FM 231. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures throughout the project.
FM 356: Pavement rehabilitation is scheduled in various locations.