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TxDOT Work Plan For January 21-25, 2019 in Hopkins, Franklin, Hunt, Rains, Delta, Lamar, and Red River Counties

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Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in Hopkins, Franklin, Hunt, Rains, Delta, Lamar and Red River Counties during the week of Jan. 21, 2019. 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.


SH 37, Franklin County: From Mt. Vernon to Winnsboro. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews perform surfacing operations; flaggers will direct traffic.


US 69, Hunt County: from O’Neal St. in Greenville to the intersection of US 69 and US 380. Watch for temporary lane closures as workers rehabilitate the existing roadway and shoulders, upgrade culverts, and overlay a new pavement surface.

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 in place 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. Crews are performing paving operations on the southbound lanes. Be cautious when driving across intersecting streets.

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.

FM751 and SH276 performing mill and inlay operations.  Please be cautious of workers and equipment in the area.

SH 66 and FM 36, Hunt County: the new traffic lights at this intersection are flashing red, please be careful when crossing this intersection. The signal lights will be programmed for red-yellow-green operations after the railroad installs all necessary components for signal pre-emption at this intersection, to keep traffic stopped at the light off the railroad tracks.

SH 34 and FM 816, Hunt County: from SH 276 south to the Hunt-Kaufman County line on SH 34, and from SH 34 to the Hunt-Fannin County line on FM 816. Watch for temporary lane closures as workers install safety treatments on fixed objects.


SH 24 expansion, Delta County: from Cooper, Texas, southwestward towards Commerce. Watch for work zones and drive safely through construction areas while this roadway is being widened and improved. The inside southbound lane remains closed.

US 271 pavement repair, Lamar and Red River Counties: from Loop 286 in Paris southeastward to SH 37. Watch for temporary lane and/or shoulder closures as metal beam guard fence replacement begins. This work will begin at the north end of the project and move south to SH 37. 

FM 197, Lamar County: Watch for temporary lane closures as workers widen and reconstruct existing pavement and upgrade drainage structures.

US 271 safety upgrades, Red River County: from FM 410 to the Red River-Titus County line. Watch for temporary lane and shoulder closures as workers upgrade metal guard fence and bridge rails, and extend and safety-treat drainage structures.

SH 37 safety upgrades, Red River County: from the Texas-Oklahoma state line south to the Red River-Franklin County line. Watch for work zones as workers upgrade metal-beam guard fence, replace or extend new structures and install safety end treatments.

FM 2648 widening, Lamar County: Watch for temporary, one-lane daytime closures as workers widen and rehabilitate the roadway, and safety treat cross drainage structures.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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