PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that a project to replace the bridge on CR 4710 in Hopkins County will begin Sept. 17.
Highway 19 Construction LLC, Sulphur Springs, Texas, was granted 74 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $250,000. The target date for completion of this work is March 2019, officials said.
The contractor will replace the existing bridge at CR 4710. The road will be closed while the work is underway.
TxDOT officials said motorists who regularly travel this roadway are asked to use alternate routes while this construction is underway. They should also pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. Motorists should also avoid distractions such as cell phones, eating, drinking, or car audio or navigation systems.