September 17, 2023 – PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that a project to improve a portion of State Highway 78 north of Bonham in Fannin County will begin Oct. 7, weather permitting.
The contractor, Highway 19 Construction LLC, Sulphur Springs, Texas, was granted 240 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $2.6 million. The target completion date for this work is December 2024.
The contractor will upgrade existing guardrails and bridge rails, and add sloped-end safety treatments to all existing drainage structures. This project will extend along SH 78 from US 82 in Bonham to the Texas-Oklahoma state line.
Travelers along this portion of SH 78 may occasionally encounter short-term, temporary lane closures while this work is underway, officials said.
Motorists who travel frequently in these areas are asked to pay special attention to all barricades, traffic controls and signs, and to 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.
For more information, contact [email protected] or (903) 737-9213.