TXDOT continues to replace bridges at Sulphur River

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Road Construction

The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) is still replacing the bridges at the Cass County and Bowie County line.

For Bowie County, TXDOT reports continuing work in Texarkana widening Interstate 30 from FM 989 to the Arkansas state line. Eastbound traffic is still being moved to the outside lanes. Other Texarkana work includes the installation of sidewalks on Summerhill Road (State Highway 93) between U.S.-67 and U.S.-82.

Just north of Simms on State Highway 98, traffic is still restricted to one lane with a controlled traffic light as crews work to replace a bridge over Anderson Creek.

For Cass County, there is also seal coating being added to FM 96 from State Highway 77 to FM 2791. State Highway 8 is also getting seal coating from FM 995 to 2.5 miles north of FM 995.

Here is a breakdown of all of the other roadwork in the transportation department’s Atlanta district:

Harrison County

I-20 – At Lansing Switch Road underpass, demolishing bridge over interstate in preparation of replacement.

US 59 – From one mile south of FM 1997 to FM 1793, installing safety barrier cable. Daily lane closures.

SH 43 – At Kansas City Southern Railroad in Karnack, widening bridge over railroad. All traffic restricted to one lane with signal lights controlling traffic through work zone.

FM 1186 – From US 59 to Panola County Line, installing safety end treatments on culverts.


Marion County

US 59 – From SH 49 to two miles north of SH 49, resurfacing highway.

Morris County

SH 49  – From Titus County Line to FM 144, repairing and resurfacing highway.

US 67 – At Boggy Creek, performing preventive maintenance on bridge. Daily lane closures.

US 67 – From US 259 to Cass County Line, seal coating highway.

US 259 – From I-30 to US 67, seal coating highway.

Panola County

US 79 – From SH 149 to Rusk County Line, repairing and resurfacing highway.

US 59 (NE Loop) – From US 59 North to US 79 East, repairing and resurfacing highway. On and off ramps at US 59 and NE Loop closed, traffic detoured accordingly.

SH 315 – From West Loop in Carthage to Rusk County Line, installing safety end treatments on culverts.


Titus County

SH 49 – From FM 1735 to Morris County Line, repairing and resurfacing highway.