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TxDOT Paris District Road Report For The Week Of Nov. 25, 2019

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Those who will be traveling this week for the holidays or business will want to make note of planned road work in the region so they can plan accordingly.

Texas Department of Transporation’s Paris District has provided the scheduled work for the week of Nov. 25, although the scheduled work is subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.

TxDOT Public Information Officer Tim McAlavy reminds motorists 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. Drivers are also cautioned to avoid distractions such as cell phones, eating, drinking, or car audio or navigation systems.

Sulphur Springs Area (Hopkins, Franklin Counties):

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

  • State Highway 11, Hopkins County: From SH 19 to White Oak Creek. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews perform dirt work; flaggers will direct traffic.
  • Interstate 30, Hopkins County: the north frontage road from Loop 301 to Hunt County line. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews upgrade guardrail.
  • FM 1448, Franklin County: From Wood County Line to FM 115. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews install drainage structures.
  • FM 900, Hopkins County: From Interstate 30 to Franklin County line. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crew install drainage structures.

Paris Area (Delta, Lamar, Red River Counties)

Contacts: Paris Area Office (903) 784-1357; Delta County Maintenance (903) 395-2139; Lamar County
Maintenance (903) 785-4468; Red River County Maintenance (903) 427-3561.

  • US Highway 82, Red River County: from FM 1159 to Bowie County line. Watch for temporary lane closures and traffic shifts while crews extend cross structures and widen pavement to install passing lanes.
  • US Highway 82, Lamar County: from US Business 82H to Red River County Line. Watch for temporary shoulder/lane closures while crews upgrade metal beam guard fence.
  • US Highway 82, Red River County: from Lamar County Line to State Highway 37. Watch for temporary shoulder/lane closures while crews upgrade metal beam guard fence.
  • State Highway 24, Delta County: from State Highway 19 to Hunt County Line. Watch for temporary shoulder and lane closures while crews upgrade metal beam guard fence.
  • FM 195, Lamar County: from US Highway 82 (Loop 286) to Red River County Line. Watch for temporary lane closures while crews upgrade metal beam guard fence.
  • State Highway 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.

Greenville Area (Hunt, Rains Counties)

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

  • State Highway 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. Be aware of lane closures and workers in this area.
  • Interstate-30/US Highway 69, Hunt County, project to replace metal beam guard fence is underway. Be cautious when driving in this area.

Sherman Area (Fannin, Grayson Counties)

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

  • US Highway 82, Grayson County: from FM 901 in Sadler to FM 1417 in Sherman. Watch for daytime lane closures as crews work to pave the eastbound and westbound lanes with a new hot mix asphalt
    surface.
  • FM 691, Grayson County: from FM 131/Loy Lake Road to US Highway 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 Highway 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 Highway 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 Highway 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 a lane closure on the southbound US 75 frontage road and the westbound Spur 503 ramp while construction crews work on rebuilding the southbound frontage road.
  • US Highway 75 Slope Repair at Randell Lake Road, on the southbound US 75 frontage road between State Highway 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 Highway 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. Lane closures begin at 7:30 p.m. and should be reopened to traffic by 6 a.m.
    US 75 debris pickup, Grayson County: from Collin County line to Oklahoma State line. Watch for mobile lane closures as workers pick up debris from the roadway every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during the day-time.
  • US Highway 82 & US Highway 69, Grayson County: from FM 131 to FM 1897 on US Highway 82, and from State Highway 56 to US Highway 75 on US Highway 69. Watch for temporary day time lane closures and shoulder closures as workers install safety treatments on fixed objects.
  • FM 120, Grayson County: One mile east of US Highwy 69 in Denison at Paw Paw Hill. Watch for occasional one lane closures during the day time while crews work to bore a new drainage pipe at this location.
    Cedar Road, Grayson County: just east of State Highway 11 at Cedar Creek. Cedar Road is closed at Cedar Creek in order to remove and build a new bridge. Traffic on Cedar Road will need to use an alternate route, such as Snap Road, during construction.
  • Greer Road, Grayson County: just south of FM 901 at Brushy Creek. Greer Road is closed at Brushy Creek in order to remove and build a new bridge. Traffic on Greer Road will need to use an alternate route, such as Sandusky Road, during construction.
  • US Highway 377, Grayson County: from FM 902 to FM 121. Watch for daytime lane closures as maintenance crews work on blade leveling the roadway.
  • FM 1753, Grayson and Fannin County: from FM 1897 to State Highway 78. Watch for temporary one-lane closures as workers rehab and widen the roadway.
  • FM 898, Fannin County: from the Grayson County line to State Highway 121. Watch for temporary one-lane closures as workers rehab and widen the roadway.
  • FM 2815, Fannin County: from FM 1629 to State Highway 11. The contractor has elected to wait until Dec. 2 to begin work on this rehab project.
  • US Highway 82, Fannin County: from State Highway 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.
  • FM 409, Fannin County: from FM 2029 to FM 100. FM 409 has been reopened near County Road 40P as the pipe replacement is complete. Watch for occasional daytime lane closures as crews work to complete the project.
  • County Road 5025, Fannin County: at Delba Creek. CR 5025 is closed at Delba Creek while crews remove and build a new bridge. Traffic on CR 5025 will need to use an alternate route during construction.
  • FM 64, Fannin County: from State Highway 34 to the Delta County line. Watch for temporary daytime lane closures as maintenance crews work to fog seal the roadway.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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