The SB US 59 South/SL 287 direct connector in Lufkin is scheduled for closure this afternoon, April 25, as TxDOT engineers inspect the bridge. The bridge will be closed to southbound traffic beginning at noon. Choose alternate routes.
- 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.