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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Atlanta District
For Dec. 2-8, 2018

Bowie County
US 259 – At Red River north of De Kalb, constructing a new bridge.
US 67 – From FM 989 to FM 2148 North, resurfacing highway.

Cass County
FM 3129 – From US 59 to SH 77, upgrading guardrails and adding safety features to drainage structures.

Harrison County
Loop 281– at I-20 overpass, conducting preventative maintenance work on a bridge.
I-20 – at the Louisiana State Line, LaDOTD is conducting a bridge widening project just across the state line. Expect delays and watch for stopped traffic.

Morris County
US 259 – From I-30 to FM 557, upgrading guardrails, repairing pavement and resurfacing highway.

Panola County
SH 149 – At SH 315, constructing overpass and widening the highway.
US 59 – From Harrison County Line to FM 2792, upgrading guardrails, repairing pavement and resurfacing highway.
FM 699 – At FM 2517, reconstructing intersection. FM 699 closed to traffic on the north side of the intersection. The detour route is signed.

Titus County
US 271 – From the end of freeway section of US 271 to 0.3 mile south of FM 3417, extending freeway lanes and constructing an overpass at FM 3417.
US 271 – At Ripley Creek and Ripley Creek Relief, replacing the bridges.

Upshur County
US 271– From SH 155 South to FM 726, upgrading guardrails, repairing pavement and resurfacing highway.

Federal Transit Administration Program 5310 discussed

Thursday (Dec 13) 1:00 pm at Mt Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce, 1604 North Jefferson, TxDOT staff will discuss the Federal Transit Administration Program 5310 to enhance the mobility of seniors and individuals with disabilities.

This federal program provides funding for transportation options that address the needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities when current transportation service is unavailable, insufficient or inappropriate.

TxDOT’s series of regional listening sessions will gather input from interested parties in rural communities across Texas. They also provide an opportunity to learn about the public transportation program from local transit providers. Invited are residents from Bowie, Camp, Cass, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Panola, Titus and Upshur Counties for this meeting.

Interested parties may also participate online by going to and searching keywords “get involved” and give input by taking an online survey by searching keywords “enhanced mobility.”


TxDOT Paris District
For Dec. 2-8, 2018

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in Delta, Lamar and Red River Counties during the week of Dec. 3, 2018. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay particular 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.

Delta, Lamar, Red River Counties
Various roadways throughout Delta, Lamar, and Red River counties will have crack seal work continuing this week. This work will require lane closures.

Loop 286 at FM 79, Lamar County: The outside eastbound lane remains closed. Work to repair the slope at the southwest quadrant will continue. When using the exit ramp, motorists should watch for workers and be prepared to stop during daytime operations. This work is scheduled to continue through the next couple of weeks, weather permitting.

FM 197, Lamar County: Watch for temporary lane closures as workers widen and reconstruct existing pavement and upgrade drainage structures.

US 271 pavement repair, Lamar and Red River Counties: from Loop 286 in Paris southeastward to SH 37. Watch for temporary lane and shoulder closures as work continues throughout this project.

US 271 safety upgrades, Red River County
From FM 410 to the Red River-Titus County line. Watch for temporary lane and shoulder closures as workers upgrade metal guard fence and bridge rails, and extend and safety-treat drainage structures.

SH 37 safety upgrades, Red River County
From the Texas-Oklahoma state line south to the Red River-Franklin County line. Watch for work zones as workers upgrade metal-beam guard fence, replace or extend new structures and install safety end treatments.

FM 2648 widening, Lamar County
Watch for temporary, one-lane daytime closures as workers widen and rehabilitate the roadway, and safety treats cross drainage structures.

SH 24 expansion, Delta County
From Cooper, Texas, southwestward towards Commerce. Watch for work zones and drive safely through construction areas while this roadway is being widened and improved. Drivers can expect lane closure shifts at various locations along the southbound lanes during the day. The outside southbound lane will be open to traffic each evening.