NEW PROJECTS APPROVED FOR THE LUFKIN DISTRICT

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LUFKIN – The Texas Transportation Commission on Thursday approved more than $263.6 million in statewide construction projects, with more than $2.2 million approved for the Lufkin District.

Angelina County was approved for a $164,664.83 project that will include the installation of a traffic signal on US 69 South at FM 326. Third Coast Services LLC, Magnolia, will serve as contractor for the project. The project funding is part of the Highway Safety Improvement Program and the Preventive Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program. No timeline for completion has been set.

A $294,820.39 construction project was approved that will include milling of edge line and center line rumble strips or profile edge line markings on various highways in Angelina, Houston, Nacogdoches, San Augustine and San Jacinto counties. Stripe-A-Zone, Inc., Grand Prairie, will serve as contractor for the project. Funding for the project is part of the Highway Safety Improvement Program. No timeline for completion has been set.

Shelby and San Augustine counties were approved for a $1.8 million construction project on SH 7 that includes resurfacing with a Permeable Friction Course designed to repel water and reduce road noise from the Attoyac Bayou to Mount Herman. Moore Brothers Construction Company, Lufkin, will serve as contractor. Funding for the project is part of the Preventive Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program. No timeline for completion has been set.

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

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Rhonda Oaks
Rhonda Oaks
Rhonda Oaks is the Public Information Officer for the nine-county Lufkin District of the Texas Department of Transportation. A Lufkin native, she is a graduate of Hudson High School and Angelina College. She has a background in print journalism and worked for many years as a newspaper reporter and a freelance writer. She has received eight Associated Press awards. Her articles have been published in many publications over the past 25 years.
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