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:
Update 4:47pm - FM 2390 in San Augustine County is clear and open for travel following an earlier crash. Drive safely.
Update 1:43pm - FM 2390 in San Augustine County remains closed after a propane truck overturned earlier this morning. Crews are on scene and clean-up is ongoing. Motorists should prepare for delays or choose alternate routes.
July 19, 2019 - Motorists will likely encounter a work zone or road closure as work continues in many areas. While work schedules are likely to change in inclement weather, plans for construction and maintenance of roadways extend throughout the nine-county Lufkin District.
Motorists are urged to reduce speed through a work zone, obey the Move Over, Slow Down law and stay alert for workers and moving equipment through work zones. Project updates and plans for the week of July 22-26 include:
July 18, 2019 - Work is expected to begin Monday, July 22, in Shelby County that will require lane closures at an intersection through August 9, weather permitting.
SH 87 at SL 500 in Center will have lane closures and delays as parts of the intersection are milled and repairs are made to the base of the roadway. A hot mix overlay will be applied to the intersection to complete the surface. Intermittent lane closures are expected throughout the project until completion.
June 28, 2019 Lufkin – The summer season in the Lufkin District is one of the busiest with many construction projects progressing toward completion. Crews are not expected to work on the roadways July 4 to allow for heavier than normal traffic during the holiday time period.