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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Atlanta District

For Aug. 2-8, 2020

 Wednesday (Aug. 5) from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm, or until completed, Kansas City Southern crews will close the railroad crossing on FM 1519 in Leesburg south of SH 11.

ATLANTA — Motorists who frequently travel FM 1519 south of SH 11 in Leesburg will need to find an alternate route on Wednesday (Aug. 5). Kansas City Southern will be closing the highway to through-traffic to make repairs to the railroad crossing.

Traffic will detour on a signed route through Pittsburg, but motorists are free to use alternate local routes. Portable message boards have been placed near the railroad crossing beforehand to warn motorists of the scheduled road closure. The construction schedule and road closure can change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen problems.

Anyone having any questions about the road closure, detour routes, or construction work can call the Texas Department of Transportation Mt. Pleasant maintenance section at 903-572-8511.

Bowie County 

SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges

SH 93 – Between Meadow Lane and Kennedy Lane, installing sidewalks.


Camp County

FM 1521 – From FM 1520 to SH 11, seal coating highway


Cass County 

SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges


Harrison County 

US 59 – From FM 1997 to Marion County Line, repairing and resurfacing highway. Traffic restricted to one lane in each direction.

SH 43 – From Loop 390 to Haggerty Creek, repairing and resurfacing highway.

Loop 390 – From US 59 to SH 43 North, repairing and resurfacing highway. Road closed to through-traffic, a detour route is signed.

FM 1186 – From US 59 to Panola County Line, installing safety end treatments on culverts


Marion County 

US 59 – From 1.5 miles south of FM 2208 to Harrison County Line, repairing and resurfacing highway. Traffic restricted to one lane in each direction.


Morris County 

SH 49 – From Titus County Line to FM 144, repairing and resurfacing highway.


Panola County 

SH 149 – At SH 315, constructing overpass and widening highway.

US 79 – From SH 149 to Rusk County Line, repairing and resurfacing highway.


Titus County 

SH 49 – From FM 1735 to Morris County Line, repairing and resurfacing highway.

US 271—At FM 127 overpass, repairing concrete pavement at bridge approaches.

FM 21 – From Franklin County Line to Camp County Line, seal coating highway

FM 1402 – From FM 71 to I-30, seal coating highway

FM 1734 – From US 67 to US 271, seal coating highway


Upshur County 

US 271—From Camp County Line to 0.5 miles north of FM 2088, resurfacing highway.

FM 593 – From FM 2796 to US 271, seal coating highway


TxDOT Paris District

For Aug. 2-8, 2020

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in Delta, Lamar and Red River Counties during Aug. 3, 2020. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure, or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised 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.

Delta, Lamar, Red River Counties)

Contacts: Paris Area Office (903) 784-1357; Delta Co. Maintenance (903) 395-2139; Lamar Co. Maintenance (903) 785-4468; Red River Co. Maintenance (903) 427-3561.

US 82 (Loop 286) at North Collegiate Drive, Lamar County. Watch for workers as crews perform signal upgrade work. An all-way stop condition will be in place during various phases of this work.

SH 37, Red River County: from US 271 (Bogata) to Franklin County Line. Watch for daytime lane closures as crews mill existing pavement and place new hot mix.

US 82, Red River County: from FM 1159 to Bowie County Line. Traffic is shifted to the south side of the existing roadway between FM 44 and FM 1699 while crews perform pavement widening work on the north side. 

FM 195, Red River County: from FM 410 North to SH 37. Watch for temporary lane closures while crews upgrade metal beam guard fence and complete cross culvert extensions at two locations.

SH 37 safety upgrades, Red River County: from the Texas-Oklahoma state line south to the Red River-Franklin County line, watch for temporary traffic signals at bridge locations while crews upgrade bridge rail from Clarksville to Bogata.

Loop 286 Concrete Repair, Lamar County: from US 82 West to Dawn Drive. Watch for lane closures while crews will be performing concrete pavement repair.

Hopkins, Franklin Counties)

Contacts: Sulphur Springs Area Office (903) 885-9514; Franklin Co. Maintenance (903) 537-4976; Hopkins Co. Maintenance (903) 885-4031.

SH 11, Hopkins County: From SH 19 to White Oak Creek. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews perform surfacing operations.

IH 30, Hopkins & Franklin Counties: From Titus County Line to Hunt County Line. Watch for lane closures, and short traffic delays as crews upgrade metal beam guard fence.