TxDOT

Jacksonville Maintenance crews plan to continue edge repair operations with work planned for FM 2064 and FM 2750. Rusk crews plan to continue edge repairs on FM 768. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control at all locations.

Cherokee County construction projects updates:

US 69 Widening Project through Wells

· Limits: From 2 miles north of FM 1247 in Wells, south to 0.9 miles south of FM 1247

· Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.

· Cost: $17.6 million

· Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

Work is progressing with road construction and sidewalk activities being conducted on the east side of the roadway. The project is widening US 69 through Wells from two lanes to four lanes with new curb and gutter and a two-way left turn lane through town. There are minimal impacts on traffic. The speed limit has been reduced on the northern end of the project until work is completed.

US 84 Restoration in Rusk

Limits: From US 69 in Rusk to 0.46 miles east of SH 110

Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC

Cost: $2.7 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

No work is scheduled for the week. The project is placing roadway underdrain and repaving the roadway lane through town.

US 79 Widening Project

Limits: From the Neches River to 1.2 miles northeast of FM 747

Contractor: Drewery Construction Company, Inc.

Cost: $8.2 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2020

The contractor is conducting roadway widening activities using daily lane closures and a pilot car. Expect delays on the corridor. The work zone speed limit of 60 mph is in effect. The project will widen the roadway to add passing lanes.

US 79 Rehabilitation Project

Limits: From 0.16 mi east of SH 110 to the Mud Creek Relief Bridge

Contractor: Madden Contracting Company, LLC

Cost: $8.2 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2020

No work is scheduled for the week. When work starts, a work zone speed limit of 60 mph will be in effect. The project will rebuild the roadway pavement and upgrade bridge rails.

FM 343 Drainage Improvements

Limits: From US 69 to 2.7 miles east of US 69

Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC

Cost: $0.64 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Winter 2019

Drainage improvements will continue. The project will upgrade safety features on driveways and roadway cross-culverts.

SH 110, etc.

Limits: Various roadways in Cherokee, Rusk, & Smith counties

Contractor: Striping Technology, LP

Cost: $491,833.83

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Motorists should expect daytime lane closures and delays as work progresses. The project consists of placing profiled edge line markings on SH 322 in Rusk County and on FM 347 in Cherokee County. Profiled centerline and edge line markings will be placed on SH 110 in Cherokee and Smith counties.