March 1, 2019 - TxDOT Alert: The nine-county Lufkin District today is pre-treating overpasses, bridges, major corridors and state highways ahead of predicted freezing temps and possible precipitation on Sunday, March 3rd. Drive with care and stay alert. Visit http://drivetexas.org for statewide conditions.
February 1, 2019 Lufkin – Work schedules for the Lufkin District are full and crews will be working if weather permits next week.
“Weather is always a big part of whether we can fulfill our plans to work on our maintenance and construction projects,” said Rhonda Oaks, Lufkin District public information officer. “So we hope for the best and plan to be at our work sites throughout the week.”
December 4, 2018 - As a result of the recent passing of President George Hebert Walker Bush, Governor Greg Abbott has proclaimed Wednesday, December 5, 2018, as an official day of mourning for the state of Texas. TxDOT offices will be closed.
November 29, 2018 Lufkin – Texas Transportation Commissioners recently approved more than $402.1 million for new construction projects statewide, with nearly $14 million approved for the Lufkin District.
Two projects were approved in the Lufkin District for $10.9 million and $2.9 million. The projects are designed to resurface the roadway with sealcoat throughout the nine-county district. Work is scheduled from May to August, 2019.
November 16, 2018 - Work schedules for the next week will be altered due to the holiday, but crews will be working part of the week through construction projects and monitoring roadways and traffic signals during peak travel hours.
November 6, 2018 - These numbers should be a reality check for all Texas drivers. Every day since November 7, 2000 at least one person has died on Texas roadways. It's time to change the way we drive. Buckle up and don't drive distracted. #EndTheStreakTX
November 5, 2018 - November 2018 marks grim milestone of more than 66,000 roadway deaths since 2000
Not all anniversaries are happy and Nov. 7 is one of the saddest of all. Since Nov. 7, 2000, at least one person has died on Texas roadways every single day. In an effort to end this deadly 18-year milestone, the Texas Department of Transportation, through its #EndTheStreakTX campaign, reminds drivers it’s a shared responsibility among roadway users and engineers to keep our roads safe.