LUFKIN – The Texas Transportation Commission met and approved funding for 65 projects statewide at a monthly meeting in Austin Thursday, with four located in the Lufkin District totaling $12.3 million.

Planned work for each project includes:

Houston County

A $3.1 million construction project on FM 3151 will reconstruct and widen the pavement from FM 1280 to FM 230 and will continue for 4.6 miles. Drewery Construction will serve as contractor for the project.

Nacogdoches County

A $295,401 project designed to improve guardrail will be located on US 59 at two locations, from 2.5 miles south of Rusk County to US 259 and from SL 224 to Angelina County. 3LW Management will serve as contractor for the project.

Shelby County

A $1.2 million project to safety treat fixed objects along the roadway is located on SH 7 and will continue for 4.4 miles east of FM 2913 to US 96. L.C. Jordan & Son will serve as contractor for the project.

Various Locations in the Nine County Area

A $7.6 million project that includes sealcoating the roadway on various roadways in the nine county Lufkin District (Angelina, Houston, Polk, Nacogdoches, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby and Trinity) was approved.  Clark Construction of Texas will serve as contractor for the project.

Motorists are urged to use caution as they drive through these work areas as construction begins. Obey reduced speed limits, warning signs and use caution with workers and equipment nearby.

For more information, contact Rhonda.Oaks@txdot.gov or (936) 633-4395.

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Misty Boggs
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