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Paris District Road Report for the Week of Jan. 27, 2020

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Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Jan. 27, 2020. 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.

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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 State Highway 19 to White Oak Creek. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews replace an existing drainage structure; temporary traffic signals will direct traffic.
  • FM 1448, Franklin County: From Wood County line to FM 115. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews install drainage structures.
  • Interstate 30, Hopkins and Franklin Counties: From Titus County line to Hunt County line. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews upgrade Metal Beam Guard Fence.
  • FM 900, Hopkins County: Interstate 30 to Franklin County line. Watch for lane closures and short traffic delays as crews 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 Business 82H to Red River County line. Watch for temporary shoulder and 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 and lane closures while crews upgrade metal beam guard fence.
  • US Highway 271, Lamar County: from FM 1499 to Oklahoma state line. Watch for temporary shoulder and 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.

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 75, Grayson County: from FM 1417 to SH 91. Watch for daytime main lane shoulder closures and lane closures along the frontage road as crews work to construct detour sections. Lane closures along the main lanes will also be present during the night-time for crews to work on the detours. These lane closures will begin at 7:30 p.m. and should re-opened to traffic by 6 a.m.
  • FM 691, Grayson County: from FM 131/Loy Lake Rd. to US 75. Watch for traffic shifts as workers widen 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 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 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 Highway 75 full depth concrete repair, Grayson County: crews will be working on US 75, weather permitting, each week from Sunday night through Thursday night. Lane closures will be present during the night-time 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 Highway 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 daytime.
  • US Highway 82 & US Highway 69, Grayson County: from FM 131 to FM 1897 on US 82, and from State Highway 56 to US Highway 75 on US 69. Watch for temporary daytime lane closures and shoulder closures as workers install safety treatments on fixed objects.
  • 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.
  • State Highway 56, Grayson County: from Sherman to Bells. Watch for daytime lane closures as maintenance crews work on blade leveling the roadway.
  • FM 1310, Grayson County: from State Highway 91 to Eisenhower State Park. 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. Watch for temporary one-lane closures as workers rehab and widen the roadway.
  • 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.
  • County Road 3810, Fannin County: at Loring Creek. County Road 3810 is closed at Loring Creek while crews remove and build a new bridge. Traffic on County Road 3810 will need to use an alternate route during construction.
  • State Highway 56, Fannin County: west of FM 2077. Watch for daytime lane closures as maintenance crews work on replacing a drainage structure across the roadway.
  • FM 100, Fannin County: from US Highway 82 to FM 2216. Watch for daytime lane closures as maintenance crews work on cleaning ditches.
  • FM 3297, Fannin County: from State Highway 11 to FM 898. Watch for daytime lane closures as maintenance crews work on blade leveling the roadway.
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Author: Faith Huffman

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