A preconstruction web-ex meeting was held Thursday, signaling the beginning of a new construction project in San Augustine County.

The virtual meeting included TxDOT personnel, utility representatives and contractor personnel. Discussions included the construction schedule, method of operations and promoting greater safety during construction.

The construction project is located on SH 103 and will include rehabilitating the existing roadway from the Attoyac River to SH 147 North. Moore Brothers Construction, Lufkin, will serve as contractor for the $8.4 million project. Barricades are scheduled to be set next week and work is set for completion in March 2022, weather permitting.

Motorists are urged to stay alert through the work zone and obey all traffic control. Reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Obey all recommended speed limit signage and be alert for workers and moving equipment through the work zone.