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See which Smith County roads will be affected this week by TxDOT construction, maintenance

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work throughout the district during the Week of July 22. Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Slow down and pay attention when traveling through work zones.

Seal Coat Operations

Smith County — Tyler Maintenance and Special Jobs crews plan to seal FM 14 from I-20 to FM 16. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control.

SH 31 Front Street Surfacing Project

Limits: From W. Loop 323 to Broadway Ave.

Contractor: Drewery Construction Co. Inc.

Cost: $3.6 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

The contractor is conducting paving operations between Glenwood Blvd. and Broadway Ave. Work will be performed between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. The project consists of a 4-inch pavement mill and inlay using night-time lane closures.

Legacy Trails — Hike and Bike Trail Development

Limits: West Trail: Three Lakes Pkwy to FM 2813; East Trail: Three Lake Pkwy to Cumberland Rd

Contractor: Reynolds & Kay Ltd.

Cost: $4.6 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

No work is scheduled for the week. The project consists of constructing 4.4 miles of hike and bike trails in southwest Tyler. It includes the construction of parking lots, driveways, landscaping, pedestrian ramps, crosswalks and drainage structures along the 10-foot wide hike and bike trails.

Spur 248 Widening Project

Limits: From 1.75 miles west of FM 848/Old Omen Road going east to SH 64 southeast of Tyler

Contractor: Lonestar Equipment Company, Inc.

Cost: $8.6 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

No work is scheduled for the week. The project is widening Spur 248 from two lanes to a four-lane divided roadway with a flush median.

Turn Lanes Project

Limits: Various locations throughout Tyler

Contractor: Lonestar Equipment Company, Inc.

Cost: $2.4 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is scheduled to begin final cleanup operations. The project is removing the existing medians to extend the turn lanes and adding right turn lanes to various intersections in Tyler. Work locations include US 69 at Cumberland Rd., Independence Pl., Rice Rd., South Town Dr., and South Donnybrook Ave., and Grande Blvd. at Old Jacksonville Highway.

FM 346 Bridge Replacement Project

Limits: From FM 346 at Prairie Creek, south of Lake Tyler

Contractor: Stateline Construction, LLC

Cost: $2 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Roadway construction operations continue. The work zone speed limit is 45 mph. The project is replacing the existing bridge with a wider structure.

I-20 Ramp Improvement Project

Limits: From US 69 to Jim Hogg Road

Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.

Cost: $14.8 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2021

The contractor will continue performing retaining wall and frontage road construction on I-20. The project is constructing frontage roads and improving ramps.

SH 31 Resurfacing Project

Limits: From FM 850 to FM 757

Contractor: Drewery Construction Company, Inc.

Cost: $1.8 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is scheduled to complete final striping using daily lane closures. A work zone speed limit of 60 mph is in place. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. The project consists of placing a ¾” Permeable Friction Course (PFC) and replacing the guard rail near FM 2908.

FM 2661 Widening Project

Limits: From SH 31 to SH 64

Contractor: Longview Bridge & Road, Ltd.

Cost: $2.8 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

The contractor expects to perform pavement backfill operations. The work zone speed limit is 50 mph. The project is widening the existing road and making drainage improvements.

US 69 Overpass at FM 346

Limits: At FM 346

Contractor: Longview Bridge & Road, Ltd.

Cost: $16.7 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2020

The contractor plans to continue drainage work. A construction work zone speed limit of 60 mph is in effect for the project. The project is building a new bridge over FM 346.

Landscaping in Lindale and Troup

Limits: US 69 in Lindale, and FM 13 and FM 1089 in Troup

Contractor: Tight Line Construction, LLC

Cost: $131,480

Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2019

No work is scheduled on this project that consists of landscaping various locations in Lindale and Troup.

FM 2493 Widening Project

Limits: From FM 2813 in Gresham south to FM 346 in Flint

Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC

Cost: $14.5 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2022

Nighttime concrete pavement operations continue at the intersection of FM 346. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes as work is conducted in the intersection. Expect daily lane closures implemented as necessary. The construction work zone speed limit is 45 mph. The project will widen FM 2493 from two lanes to a four-lane divided roadway with a flush median.

CR 1113 & CR 2171 Bridge Replacement Project

Limits: CR 1113 at Butler Creek and CR 2171 at Blackhawk Creek

Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.

Cost: $719,000

Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019

Bridge construction will continue on CR 1113 at Butler Creek. A detour is in place during construction with the roadway closed to through traffic.

No work is scheduled on CR 2171/Willingham Rd. at Blackhawk Creek. The road is open to traffic. The project is replacing the existing bridges with new structures.

Azalea Drive & Camellia Street Bridge Replacement Project

Limits: North Azalea Drive and Camellia Street at West Mud Creek

Contractor: East Texas Bridge, Inc.

Cost: $470,000

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

The contractor is scheduled to continue bridge construction activities. The existing bridges are scheduled to be removed, and the inside lanes of Sunnybrook Drive are closed. Drivers are encouraged to use caution within the limits of these projects. The project replaces the existing bridges with new bridges.

FM 346/US 271 Safety Project

Limits: From US 69 to FM 756, etc.

Contractor: Longview Bridge & Road, Ltd.

Cost: $800,000

Anticipated Completion Date: Winter 2019

The contractor is conducting tree trimming operations and installing driveway drainage structures on FM 346. The project consists of safety upgrades.

FM 2015 Widening Project

Limits: From I- 20 Westbound Frontage Road, north to CR 313

Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.

Cost: $3 million

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2019

Crews continue to prepare the roadway for the final hot mix asphalt surface. Expect single lane traffic daily with flaggers and a pilot car providing traffic control. The project includes roadway widening to construct a continuous left turn lane, and improving paving, drainage, striping, and signage.

I-20 Total Maintenance Contract

Limits: Gregg, Smith and Van Zandt counties

Contractor: Firemen Excavation

Routine maintenance activities are ongoing on I-20 with moving operations throughout the week.

Debris Removal/Pothole Repair: Thursday — inside lanes thru all three counties.

Debris Removal/Pothole Repair: Monday, Tuesday, Friday — outside lanes thru all three counties

Debris Removal/Pothole Repair: Frontage roads and ramps on Wednesday

Guardrail Repairs: In all three counties;

Tree Removal: On I-20 westbound in Gregg County

Delineation Upgrades: Ongoing in all three counties

Longline Operations: In Smith County

Edge Repair: In Smith County

Mowing Operations: In Smith and Van Zandt counties

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