Work Plans in Lufkin Next Week Could Cause Delays


LUFKIN – Crews are scheduled to work at several heavily traveled areas next week in Lufkin and motorists are advised to choose alternate routes or reduce speed and expect delays.

On Tuesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 28, crews will work on SL 287 East to repair low edges on the southbound side, beginning at SH 103 East and moving to various locations. Delays should be expected and traffic will be confined to a single lane in the work areas.

On Wednesday, June 27, work is planned at the FM 819/Whitehouse Drive intersection above US 59 South. Crews will perform surface repair. Traffic control will be in place during work hours. Motorists should expect delays.

Motorists are advised to reduce speed in these work zones and obey all traffic control devices. Stay alert for workers and moving equipment in the area. Schedules are subject to change in inclement weather.

For more information regarding statewide closures, visit For more information on these and other Lufkin District projects, 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.

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