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TxDOT Work in Hopkins/Franklin Counties for Week Beginning August 27th

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Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in Franklin, Hopkins, and Hunt Counties during the week of Aug. 27, 2018. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as cell phones, eating, drinking, or car audio or navigation systems.

Sulphur Springs Area (Hopkins, Franklin Counties):

I-30 rest areas, Hopkins County: on north and south service roads east of Cumby. Watch for work zones while workers are constructing and completing new rest areas for travelers on I-30.

I-30 restriping, Hopkins County: from the Hunt-Hopkins County line to the Hopkins-Franklin County line. Watch for mobile work zones as workers apply new roadway striping at night, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Aug. 31.

SH 37, Franklin County: southernmost section of SH 37. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews perform repairs to drainage structures; flaggers will direct traffic.

Greenville Area (Hunt, Rains Counties): Watch for crews performing slope repair on SH 11 east of Commerce near the Hunt-Hopkins County line. Temporary traffic delays may occur.

FM 2642 bridge/underpass project at I-30, Hunt County: from FM 1565 westward to the Hunt-Rockwall County line. Watch for work zones and traffic shifts while workers construct a new underpass/bridge to route FM 2642 across I-30. Temporary traffic signals are being placed at FM 2453 and FM 35 to aid detoured traffic.

SH 19 pavement project, Rains County: from US 69 and SH 19 south to the Van Zandt County line. Watch for narrow traffic lanes.

ADA ramp construction, Hunt County: SH 11 in Commerce. Watch for workers installing ramps, sidewalks, steps, curb ramps, handrails, pedestrian push buttons and other pedestrian elements to aid the mobility of disabled citizens.

I-30 restriping, Hunt County: from the Hunt-Rockwall County line to the Hopkins-Hunt County line. Watch for mobile work zones as workers apply new roadway striping at night, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Aug. 24.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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