November 15, 2019 - A temporary traffic signal has been placed for traffic control as work begins at the SH 103 East Bridge over Lake Sam Rayburn to repair erosion at abutments caused by flooding earlier this year.
Signals are placed at each end of the bridge in Angelina and Nacogdoches counties to allow one lane of traffic to cross the bridge as work is being done. The signals are expected to remain in place until spring, 2020, when the project is slated for completion.
November 7, 2019 marks grim anniversary of the last deathless day on Texas roadways
November 8, 2019 Austin – Julian Ekpanya will someday smile while reeling in his first fish. He will experience the joy of hitting his first Little League homerun, learn to ride a bike and eventually take a prideful walk across a graduation stage. But his father won’t be there for any of it.
November 6, 2019 Lufkin – Work is scheduled to begin November 11 at the SH 103 East Bridge over Lake Sam Rayburn to repair erosion at abutments caused by flooding earlier this year.
Stateline Construction, LLC, Quitman TX, will serve as contractor for the $2.1 million project that will include bridge maintenance and erosion repairs at the impacted bridge abutments in Angelina and Nacogdoches counties.
October 16, 2019 - A pre-construction meeting was held last week in the Nacogdoches Area Office that signaled the beginning of a new construction project in Shelby County.
Work to reconstruct and widen the roadway will begin in coming days on FM 1645 from US 59 to SH 87. Motorists should remain alert to moving equipment and workers in and near the work zone. Traffic control will be in place during work hours.
September 27, 2019 - The Texas Transportation Commission on Thursday approved more than $514.9 million in new construction projects statewide, with more than $4.7 million approved for the Lufkin District. In addition, more than $40.7 million was approved for maintenance contracts statewide, with more than $2.5 million approved for the Lufkin District.
Construction projects approved for districtwide locations include:
September 4, 2019 - Texas Transportation Commissioners last week approved more than $817.3 million in new construction projects statewide, with $6.8 million approved for the Lufkin District. Commissioners also approved more than $33.6 million is maintenance contracts, with $3.3 million approved for the Lufkin District.
Shelby, San Augustine and Sabine counties were approved for a $3.3 million construction project. Gibson & Assoc. Inc., Balch Springs, TX will serve as contractor for the project that includes: