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Paris District Road Report for the Week of August 12, 2019

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Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Aug. 12, 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.

Sherman Area (Fannin, Grayson Counties)

Contacts: Sherman Area Office (903) 892-6529; Grayson Co. Maintenance (903) 893-8831; Fannin Co. Maintenance (903) 583-7566.

US 82, Grayson County: from FM 901 in Sadler to FM 1417 in Sherman. Watch for daytime lane closures as crews work to mill and then pave the eastbound and westbound lanes with a new hot mix asphalt surface.
FM 691, Grayson County: from FM 131/Loy Lake Rd. to US 75. Watch for temporary one-lane closures as workers continue widening FM 691 to an ultimate five-lane roadway. The intersection of FM 691 with FM 131/Loy Lake Road has been converted to a four-way stop intersection and will become a signalized intersection at the conclusion of the construction project.
US 377, Grayson County: Willis Bridge at the Oklahoma State line. Watch for occasional one lane closures on the existing bridge as workers pour concrete for the new bridge structure.
US 75 Ramp Reversal in Denison, Grayson County: on the southbound US 75 main lanes and frontage road between FM 120 and Crawford Street. Watch for shoulder closures and lane shifts as workers work on constructing the retaining walls and new exit ramp for this project. The southbound US 75 exit ramp for Crawford Street is closed and traffic wishing to use this exit should use the FM 120 (Morton Street) exit.
US 75 Ramp Reversal in Denison, Grayson County: on the southbound US 75 main lanes and frontage road between Spur 503 and FM 691. Watch for daytime lane closures on the southbound US 75 mainlanes and frontage roads while crews place portable traffic barrier and begin work on building temporary ramps.
US 75 Ramp Reversal in Sherman, Grayson County: on the northbound US 75 main lanes and frontage road between Choctaw Creek and FM 1417. Watch for shoulder closures and lane shifts on the main lanes and a left lane closure on the frontage road as workers work on constructing the new entrance ramp.
US 75 Slope Repair at Randell Lake Road, on the southbound US 75 frontage road between SH 91 and Randell Lake Road, Grayson County: on the southbound US 75 frontage road between SH 91 and Randell Lake Road. The southbound frontage road and Randell Lake exit ramp are closed due to a slope failure. Crews are working to lime treat the soils and place underdrains.
US 75 Full Depth concrete repair, Grayson County: crews will be working on US 75, weather permitting, each week from Sunday night thru Thursday night. Lane closures will be present during the nighttime only in order for crews to replace failed concrete locations. Lane closures begin at 7:30 p.m. and should be reopened to traffic by 6 a.m.
Southbound US 75 Frontage Road Full Depth Concrete Repair, Grayson County: crews will be working on the southbound US 75 frontage road between Lamberth Road and Center St. Right lane closures will be present during the daytime and nighttime in order for crews to replace failed concrete locations.
US 75 debris pickup, Grayson County: from Collin County line to Oklahoma State line. Watch for mobile operations as workers pick up debris from the roadway every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during the day-time.
US 82 & US 69, Grayson County: from FM 131 to FM 1897 on US 82, and from SH 56 to US 75 on US 69. Watch for temporary day time lane closures and shoulder closures as workers install safety treatments on fixed objects.
US 377, Grayson County: from US 82 to end of FM 121. Watch for temporary day-time lane closures as maintenance crews work on blade leveling the roadway.
FM 121, Grayson County: from US 75 to US 377. Watch for day-time lane closures as maintenance crews work on base repairs and blade leveling the roadway.
FM 1417, Grayson County: from US 82 to SH 56. Watch for day-time lane closures as maintenance crews work on base repairs and blade leveling the roadway.
SH 11, Grayson and Fannin County: from US 69 to SH 121. Watch for traffic shifts and occasional one-lane closures as workers rehab and widen the roadway.
FM 1753, Grayson and Fannin County: from FM 1897 to SH 78. Watch for temporary one-lane closures as workers rehab and widen the roadway. FM 1753 between FM 274 and SH 78 has been reopened to traffic as the culvert replacement work is complete.
Paris District Wide Seal Coat. Crews will be placing a seal coat on the following roads in Fannin County this week: SH 34 from US 82 to the Hunt County line; and FM 64 from SH 34 to the Delta County line. Expect day-time lane closures on these roadways while crews are working.
US 82, Fannin County: from SH 121 to the Lamar County Line. Watch for slow moving construction equipment as crews work on widening US 82 from a two lane roadway to a four lane divided section. Watch for intermittent roadway closures on US 82 on August 14 in order for crews to place bridge beams at Bois D’arc Creek. Motorists should expect delays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. while this work is ongoing.
FM 1752, Fannin County: from US 82 to FM 898. Watch for temporary one-lane closures as workers rehab and widen the roadway.
FM 1553, Fannin County: from SH 78 in Bailey to SH 78 in Leonard. Watch for day-time lane closures as maintenance crews work on fog sealing the roadway.
FM 2990, Fannin County: from SH 34 to FM 1550. Watch for day-time closures as maintenance crews work on fog sealing the roadway.
FM 1550, Fannin County from SH 34 to FM 1743: Watch for temporary day-time lane closures as maintenance crews work on blade leveling the roadway.

Sulphur Springs Area (Hopkins, Franklin Counties):

Contacts: Sulphur Springs Area Office (903) 885-9514; Franklin Co. Maintenance (903) 537-4976; Hopkins Co. Maintenance (903) 885-4031.

SH 19, Hopkins County: At FM 71 in Birthright. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews perform surfacing operations
SH 11, Hopkins County: From SH 19 to White Oak Creek. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews begin performing dirt work activities; flaggers will direct traffic.

Paris Area (Delta, Lamar, Red River Counties)
Contacts: Paris Area Office (903) 784-1357; Delta Co. Maintenance (903) 395-2139; Lamar Co. Maintenance (903) 785-4468; Red River Co. Maintenance (903) 427-3561.
FM 195, Lamar County: from Spur 139 to 3.3 miles northeast. Watch for temporary lane closures while crews perform pavement resurfacing.
FM 1497, Lamar County: from FM 1184 to FM 196. Watch for temporary lane closures while crews perform flexible pavement structure repairs along this section of roadway.
US 271 (Loop 286), Lamar County: south of BU82H. Watch for lane closures north and southbound while crews remove existing crossover and extend the left turn lane at Dawn Dr. crossover.
BU 271B (Clarksville Street) at Collegiate Drive; US 82H (Lamar Street) at 20th Street; US 82 at FM 38, Lamar County: Watch for work zones as signal and flashing beacon work is performed.
US 271 pavement repair, Lamar and Red River Counties: from Loop 286 in Paris southeastward to SH 37. Watch for work zones and drive safely through construction areas as final work is being performed.
FM 197, Lamar County: Watch for work zones and drive safely through construction areas as final work is being performed.
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 final work is being performed.
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 work zones and drive safely through construction areas as final work is being performed.

Greenville Area (Hunt, Rains Counties)
Contacts: Greenville Area Office (903) 455-2363; Hunt Co. Maintenance (903)455-2303; Rains Co. Maintenance (903) 473-2682.

FM 2642 bridge/underpass project at I-30, Hunt County: from FM 1565 westward to the Hunt-Rockwall County line. FM 2642 through pass underneath I-30 is now open. Be cautious in this area and watch the signs. Please be aware of posted speed limits while traveling through this construction area. Traffic signals have been installed and are fully operational.
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. Workers are doing finishing work and establishing positive flow on ditches. Please be careful when traveling these roads.
SH 66, Hunt County: from near FM 6 to near FM 2642. A project consisting of widening pavement, installing continuous left turn lanes, and safety treating fixed objects is underway. Please be aware of lane closures and workers in this area.
Traffic Safety Notes:
Maintenance crews are working on hot-mix operations on SH 276. Please be cautious when traveling near our crews and obey the signs and flaggers.

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Author: Matt Janson

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