Road work. Orange traffic cones in the middle of the street.

Work is scheduled to begin Nov. 11 at the SH 103 East Bridge over Lake Sam Rayburn to repair erosion at abutments caused by flooding earlier this year.

Stateline Construction, LLC, Quitman TX, will serve as contractor for the $2.1 million project that will include bridge maintenance and erosion repairs at the impacted bridge abutments in Angelina and Nacogdoches counties.

As this work begins, motorists are urged to be cautious in the area of the bridge, stay alert for and obey all traffic control that will be in place and expect delays and possible lane closures as work progresses. Reduce speed and stay alert for workers and moving equipment through the project area.

For more information on construction statewide and road closures, visit For more information, contact or (936) 633-4395.


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.