New Project Set to Begin in Shelby, San Augustine Counties

May 24, 2018 - A pre-construction meeting was held Thursday in the Nacogdoches Area Office, signaling the beginning of a new construction project planned for SH 7, northeast of Martinsville.

The work will include road resurfacing on a 7-mile section of the roadway from the Attoyac Bayou to Mt. Hermon. Moore Brothers Construction, Lufkin, will serve as contractor for the $1.8 million construction project. The work is scheduled to be completed by mid-July, weather permitting.

TxDOT Lufkin District Project Updates, Work Schedule May 14-18

May 11, 2018 - Construction projects and maintenance work planned for the nine-county Lufkin District for the coming week includes many lane closures, detours and moving work zones. Motorists should use extreme caution when driving near a work zone or around workers who are near the lane of traffic. If flaggers are present or a lead car is working to guide traffic through a work zone, motorists should be prepared for delays and respect and obey all signage for safe conditions. Remember, traffic fines double when workers are present.

Shelby County Part of Upcoming, Ongoing Projects in Lufkin District

May 4, 2018 - Warm weather has TxDOT crews busy as construction and maintenance projects continue throughout the nine county district. Motorists should expect delays through the work zones and stay alert to workers and moving equipment. Remember the Move Over Slow Down law requires drivers to either move to another available lane or if no lane is available, reduce speed by 20 miles per hour below the posted speed limit when emergency blue lights are flashing. All schedules are subject to change in inclement weather. For updates and closures statewide, visit drivetexas.org.

Earth Day Promotion for Brazos Transit District

April 20, 2018 - In observance of Earth Day, Brazos Transit District (BTD) will offer Free Rides on all fixed routes in the cities of Bryan/College Station, Cleveland, Dayton/Liberty/Ames, Lufkin and Nacogdoches/Diboll on Monday, April 23, 2018. To view maps and schedules visit www.btd.org or call 979-778-0607 ext. 0.

One of the best ways to celebrate and show the Earth you care is by taking public transportation – if you don’t normally take public transit, Earth Day is the perfect time to give Brazos Transit a try!

TxDOT Launches ‘Heads Up, Texas’ Campaign To Curb Distracted-Driving Crashes

April 5, 2018 - TxDOT partners with AT&T It Can Wait to educate Texans on statewide law, dangers of distracted driving

April is National Distracted Driving Month and with nearly 1 in 5 crashes in Texas involving distracted driving – a ratio that has not changed in the past three years – the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that their undivided attention to the road could save a life.

TxDOT Reports Shelby County Projects Include SH 87, CR 4620

March 16, 2018 Lufkin – As warmer temperatures and sunny days take over, TxDOT crews are out in all nine counties of the Lufkin District continuing and completing construction and maintenance projects.

As motorists travel through active work zones, they are urged to slow down and stay alert. Move into another lane if there is one available. If no other lane is available, reduce speed by 20 miles per hour below the posted speed limit. Remember that traffic fines double when workers are present.

Work for the coming week in the Lufkin District includes:


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