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Current and Upcoming TxDOT projects

Current and Upcoming TxDOT projects
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POSTED: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 1:32pm

UPDATED: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 3:12pm

ANDERSON COUNTY

Projects under construction

• SH 155 – Adding two additional travel lanes to existing SH 155 between Frankston and Pert with a depressed grass median. The $30 million project is scheduled for completion this fall. Knife River Corporation, South, of Waco, Texas, is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: n/a

• Loop 256 – Adding two additional travel lanes to existing Loop 256 in Palestine between US 79 north and US 84 east. The $7.6 million project is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2012. Crews will also be combining the railroad bridge and creek bridge into one structure that will accommodate all four travel lanes. J.C. Evans Construction of Leander, Texas is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: http://bit.ly/11-09-Loop256

Upcoming Projects (with projected start date)

• Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area, June 2011 -- Seal-coating and re-striping PW 5132 and Learning Center parking lot. The approximate $90,000 project scheduled to let in May, begin in June and take approximately one month to complete.

• FM 321, FM 19, Summer 2011 – Adding 3-foot shoulders to FM 321 between FM 2054 and US 287, and between SH 19 and FM 315, and on FM 19 between SH 155 and FM 2574. The project also calls for adding centerline rumble strips on FM 321 between SH 19 and the end of state maintenance. The estimated $3.1 million project is scheduled to let to contract in April.

Summer 2011 Seal Coat Roads
• SH 19 between Henderson County Line and FM 2330
• Spur 324 between FM 645 and US 287
• US 84 between US 287 and FM 3266
• FM 2961 between FM 59 and FM 837
• FM 645 between FM 320 and US 79
• US 287 between the Trinity River and FM 321


CHEROKEE COUNTY

Projects under construction

• FM 752, FM 2137 – Adding 3-foot shoulders and resurfacing FM 752 between FM 241 in Rusk to CCR 2405 south of Rusk; and FM 2137 between FM 344 west of Bullard and FM 855. The approximate $978,000 project let to contract in December and began preliminary work on FM 752 in March. Work on FM 2137 is scheduled to begin once FM 752 is largely completed. Both projects are scheduled for completion this fall. Big Creek Construction, Ltd., of Hewitt, Texas, is the contractor.

Upcoming Projects (with projected start date)

• US 69, Summer 2011 – Resurfacing in Jacksonville between US 79 and South Loop 456. This contract also includes the same work on SH 322 in Gregg County between FM 349 in Lakeport and FM 2011 at the Rusk County Line. The approximate $707,000 project let in March and is scheduled to begin this summer. TNT’s Pipeline, Corp., of Southlake is the contractor.

Summer 2011 Seal Coat Roads
• SH 110 between US 79 and US 84
• FM 346 between FM 344 and FM 855


GREGG COUNTY

Projects under construction

• SH 42 – Repair and resurface, and widen to add continuous left-turn lane between IH 20 and US 80 in White Oak. The $4.8 million project is scheduled for completion in summer 2011. R.K. Hall Construction is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: http://bit.ly/03-09-SH42

• SH 135 – Widening SH 135 to five lanes, including a continuous left-turn lane, and adding curb-and-gutter between IH 20 and 2 miles north of FM 1252. The $12 million project is scheduled for completion in fall 2011. Knife River Corp., South, of Waco, Texas is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: http://bit.ly/10-08-SH135

• Loop 281 – Adding raised medians, curb and gutter and additional travel lanes to make three in each direction between SH 300 (Gilmer Road) and Shoffner Drive and Spur 502 (Judson Road) and US 259. The $20 million project is scheduled for completion in spring 2012. Knife River Corp., South, is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: http://bit.ly/11-09-Loop281a

• SH 149, February 2011 – Adding street lights and widening to accommodate continuous left-turn lane through Whiskey Bend area; repair and resurface between SH 149/SH 322 split and 2 miles south of FM 2906; and adding centerline rumble strips between the Sabine River Bridge and Rusk County Line. The approximate $3.3 million project let in October and began work on Feb. 24. Knife River Corp., South, of Waco, Texas is the contractor. TxDOT Project Tracker: N/A

• FM 349, FM 1844, FM 2011 – Adding 3-foot shoulders to FM 349 between FM 2276 and FM 2011; FM 1844 between Burnam Road and Hamby Road; and on FM 2011 between FM 2087 and the Rusk County Line. Also adds centerline rumble strips and seal coat on FM 1844 between Upshur County Line and US 259. The approximate $3.5 million project let in October and is scheduled to begin in late May 2011. A.L. Helmcamp, Inc., of Buffalo, Texas, is the contractor. TxDOT Project Tracker: N/A


Upcoming Projects (with projected start date)

• FM 2206, June 2011 – Resurfacing between SH 42 and West Loop 281. The approximate $175,000 project is scheduled to let in May, begin in June and take approximately one month to complete.

• SH 322, Summer 2011 – Resurfacing between FM 349 in Lakeport and FM 2011 at the Rusk County Line. This contract also includes the same work on US 69 in Cherokee County between US 79 and Loop 456 in Jacksonville. The approximate $707,000 project let in March and is scheduled to begin this summer. TNT’s Pipeline, Corp., of Southlake is the contractor.

• SH 149, IH 20, SH 322, Summer 2011 – Realigning the SH 149 intersection with SH 322 and resurfacing between IH 20 frontage and the railroad tracks and widening and resurfacing SH 322 between IH 20 frontage and SH 149. These projects are 100% funded by Gregg County. The project also calls for upgrading various large Interstate guide signs in Gregg County. The estimated $3.1 million project, $2.6 million of which is funded by Gregg County, let in April and is scheduled begin construction in the summer. Longview Bridge & Road, Ltd. is the contractor.

• Loop 281, Fall 2011 – Building an overpass over FM 2087 and the railroad tracks on South Loop 281. The $13.3 million project is scheduled to let to contract in August and begin construction in the fall.

Summer 2011 Seal Coat Roads
• SH 135 between US 271 and the north end of current construction project
• FM 2205 between Loop 281 and SH 31
• SH 322 between SH 149 and FM 2011
• Spur 63 between South Loop 281 and US 80
• SH 31 between US 80 and South Street


HENDERSON COUNTY

Projects under construction

• SH 198 – Building two new bridges to replace the single old bridge on SH 198 at Twin Creek on Cedar Creek Reservoir, ultimately allowing for four lanes of traffic. Similar to the current project nearing completion on SH 198 at Caney Creek. The $21 million project let to contract in July, began in September, and is scheduled take approximately three years to complete. Concho Construction Company, Inc., of Garland, is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: http://bit.ly/07-10-SH198TC

• FM 753, FM 59 – Adding 3-foot shoulders and resurfacing FM 753 between SH 31 and FM 59, and adding three-foot shoulders and resurfacing FM 59 between South Loop 7 in Athens and FM 753. The $5.2 million project let to contract in July, is scheduled to begin September 27, and be completed in the summer of 2011. Big Creek Construction, Ltd., of Hewitt, Texas, is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: http://bit.ly/07-10-FM59

• RM 2329 – Repair and resurface between FM 316 and US 175. The $1.2 million project let in January and is scheduled to begin in mid-April. A.L. Helmcamp, Inc., of Buffalo, Texas is the contractor.

Upcoming Projects (with projected start date)

• FM 314, Spring 2011 – Adding 3-foot shoulders and seal-coating between the Van Zandt County Line and HCR 3300, approximately one mile north of SH 31 in Brownsboro. The approximate $687,000 project let to contract in December, is scheduled to begin in the spring and take approximately four months to complete. A.L. Helmcamp, Inc., of Buffalo, Texas is the contractor.

• SH 31, Spring 2011 – Repair and resurface between FM 314 in Brownsboro and the east end of FM 3204. The approximate $3.9 million project let in December and work is scheduled to begin in the spring. Big Creek Construction, Ltd., of Hewitt, Texas, is the contractor.

• SH 19, Summer 2011 – Resurfacing between FM 1615 in Athens and the Anderson County Line. This project also includes the same work on FM 14 in Smith County between Loop 323 and US 271 in Tyler. The approximate $877,000 project let in March and is scheduled to begin this summer. Reynolds & Kay, Ltd., of Tyler is the contractor.

Summer 2011 Seal Coat Roads
• FM 315 between FM 279 and FM 314
• FM 2892 between FM 2495 in Athens to end of state maintenance
• SH 19 between FM 1615 and the Anderson County Line
• FM 85 from Navarro County Line to SH 274
• SH 19 between FM 2709 and Loop 7 in Athens
 



RUSK COUNTY

Projects under construction

• None

Upcoming Projects (with projected start date)

• FM 1251, June 2011 – Repairing and resurfacing between FM 2658 to FM 3231 in far eastern Rusk County. The approximate $510,000 project is scheduled to let in May, begin in June and take approximately two months to complete, during which time the roadway will be closed to thru-traffic.

• FM 1798, summer 2012 – Building an overpass for FM 1798 at US 259 near Minden. The estimated $5.2 million project is scheduled to let in June and begin construction in early 2012.

Summer 2011 Seal Coat Roads
• SH 42 between FM 1513 in New London and FM 13 in Price
• SH 64 between FM 15 and Loop 571
• FM 13 between SH 42 and Loop 571
• FM 850 between SH 135 and US 259


SMITH COUNTY

Projects under construction

• Toll 49, Segment 3A – Building two-lane toll road between SH 155 and SH 31 west of Tyler. The $38 million project broke ground in August 2009 and is scheduled for completion spring 2012. Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd. of Longview, Texas is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: http://bit.ly/06-09-Toll49Seg3a

• Toll 49, Segment 5 – Construct two-lane toll road between FM 756 (Paluxy Drive) and SH 110 in Whitehouse. The approximate $16 million project broke ground in February 2010 and is scheduled for completion in spring 2012. Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd. of Longview, Texas is the contractor. TxDOT project tracker: http://bit.ly/12-09-Loop49Seg5

• FM 344 – Resurfacing and adding shoulders to FM 344 between US 69 in Bullard and FM 346 in Teaselville. The estimated $2.2 million project let in August and work began January 17. A.L. Helmcamp, Inc. of Buffalo, Texas, is the contractor. TxDOT Project Tracker: http://bit.ly/08-10-FM344

• Spur 147 – Green Ribbon landscaping project adding decorative traffic islands and shrubbery at various intersections along Spur 147 in Tyler. Also includes resurfacing on Spur 147 between West Loop 323 and FM 14. The $1.5 million project let to contract in July 2010, began in March and is scheduled for completion in the fall. Reynolds & Kay, Ltd., of Tyler is the contractor. TxDOT Project Tracker: http://bit.ly/07-10-SS147


Upcoming Projects (with projected start date)

• SH 110, June 2011 – Resurfacing in Tyler between 5th Street and South Loop 323 in Tyler. The approximate $650,000 project is scheduled to let in May, begin in June and take approximately three months to complete.

• SW Loop 323, June 2011 – Nighttime resurfacing between SH 155 and South Broadway Avenue. The $1.3 million project let in October, is scheduled to begin in June and take approximately two months to complete. Lane closures will be in place between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday-Thursday. Reynolds & Kay, Ltd., of Tyler, Texas, is the contractor. TxDOT Project Tracker: N/A

• FM 756 (Paluxy Drive), July 2011 -- Resurfacing between Jeff Davis and FM 346 south of Tyler. The approximate $205,000 project is scheduled to let in June, begin in July and take approximately one month to complete.

• FM 14, Summer 2011 – Resurfacing between North Loop 323 and US 271 in Tyler. This contract also includes the same work on SH 19 in Henderson County between FM 1615 in Athens and the Anderson County Line. The estimated $754,000 project is scheduled to let in March with work to begin in the summer.

• SH 110, FM 757, FM 1252, FM 1253, Fall 2011 – Adding shoulders to SH 110 between FM 1253 and Interstate 20, and adding centerline rumble strips on SH 110 between the Van Zandt County Line and Loop 323 in Tyler. Adding shoulders to FM 757 between IH 20 and FM 2767, to FM 1252 between IH 20 and US 271, and to FM 1253 between US 80 and FM 857. The combined $4 million project is scheduled to let in June and begin construction in the fall of 2011.

• FM 2767, Fall 2011 – Repair, add shoulders and resurface between FM 757 and SH 31 near Country Tavern in Gregg County, and adding centerline rumble strips between FM 850 and SH 31 in Gregg County. The estimated $7.4 million project is scheduled to let contract in June and begin construction in the fall of 2011.

Summer 2011 Seal Coat Roads
 323 and SH 110
• US 69 in Tyler between Spur 147 and SH 64
• US 69 in Tyler between SH 64 and SH 31
• SH 135 between the Rusk County Line in Overton and Spur 80 in Arp
• SH 110 between FM 3271 and NW Loop 323
• FM 756 (Paluxy Drive) between Loop 323 and FM 346
• US 69 in Tyler between North Loop


VAN ZANDT COUNTY

Projects under construction

• SH 110 – Widening SH 110 on either side of FM 1805 in Van to add a turn lane for the Van ISD Sports Complex. The $779,000 project let to contract in August and work began Feb. 17. The work is scheduled for completion this summer. Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd., of Longview, is the contractor. TxDOT Project Tracker: http://bit.ly/08-10-SH110

Upcoming Projects

• IH 20, July 2011 -- Concrete base repair in various locations on Interstate 20 in Van Zandt, Smith and Gregg counties. The approximate $165,000 project is scheduled to let in June, break ground in July and take approximately two months to complete.

• Purtis Creek State Park, Summer 2011 – Repair and resurface camp roads, campsites and parking lots throughout the park. The estimated $76,000 project is scheduled to let in May and begin construction in the summer or early fall.

• SH 64, Fall 2011 – Repair, add shoulders and resurface between FM 314 and the Smith County Line, and add centerline rumble strips between FM 279 in Ben Wheeler and the Smith County Line. The estimated $7.1 million project is scheduled to let in September and begin construction in the fall.

Summer 2011 Seal Coat Roads
• FM 751 between the Hunt County Line and FM 47
• SH 198 between SH 64 in Canton and the Kaufman County Line
• FM 315 between FM 279 and Henderson County Line
• FM 47 between SH 243 and SH 198
• SH 19 between FM 858 and the Henderson County Line


WOOD COUNTY

Projects under construction

• SH 154, Summer 2011 – Adding shoulders between FM 14 and FM 312, and seal-coating between SH 37 in Quitman and the Upshur County Line. The $1.7 million project let in February and is scheduled to break ground April 4. Longview Bridge and Road, LTD, of Longview is the contractor.

• FM 14, Summer 2011 – Adding Shoulders and resurfacing between FM 2869 and FM 1795 north of Hawkins, and adding centerline rumble strips between SH 154 and the Smith County Line. The $1.7 million project let in February and is scheduled to begin April 7. Longview Bridge and Road, LTD, of Longview is the contractor.

• FM 17, FM 514, FM 2659 – Adding shoulders on FM 17 between US 69 and FM 779; on FM 514 between the Lake Fork Reservoir bridge and FM 17; and on FM 2659 between FM 2911 and US 80 east of Hawkins. The $1.4 million project let in February and is scheduled to begin construction May 2. R.K. Hall Construction, LTD, of Paris, Texas is the contractor.

Upcoming Projects

• None

Summer 2011 Seal Coat Roads
• US 80 between FM 778 and the Upshur County Line
• FM 49 between US 69 and FM 14
• FM 778 between FM 49 and US 80
 

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