LUFKIN – Crews will begin night work in Polk County Wednesday to rehabilitate the roadway on US 190.
Mill and inlay work is scheduled to begin at the southbound frontage road of US 59 and move west on US 190 with mill and inlay operations that will require lane closures throughout the night from 6 pm to 6 am. Work will begin progress from US 59 to 2 miles west on US 190.
Motorists can expect business entry/exits to be temporarily blocked as the work progresses. Work is expected to be completed by Feb. 7, weather permitting. Message boards are in place to alert motorists of the night work.
As this work begins, motorists are advised to reduce speed through the work zone, stay alert to moving equipment and workers throughout the area and obey all traffic control devices. Fines double when workers are present.
For more information, contact Rhonda.Oaks@txdot.gov or (936) 633-4395.
- 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.