Transportation Commission Approves Local Projects
LUFKIN, TX The Texas Transportation Commission approved construction contracts for the state that totaled $431.3 million and additional maintenance contracts, with the Lufkin District was approved for five new construction projects that totaled $6.9 million and one maintenance project for $1.2 million.
Construction and maintenance projects were approved for Houston, San Jacinto, Shelby, Nacogdoches and Polk counties that include:
Houston County: A $2.9 million construction project was approved and set to safety treat fixed objects on SH 21 from just south of SL 304 to the Cherokee County line. The work will include upgrading and replacing metal beam guard fence and culverts to design standards. L.C. Jordan & Son will serve as contractor for the project. No timeline has been determined.
San Jacinto County: A $1.5 million construction project was approved for safety treating fixed objects on FM 1127 to the end of pavement, and on FM 2666 from FM 2025 to SH 150. The work will include updating and replacing metal beam guard fence and culverts to design standards. L.C. Jordan & Son will serve as contractor for the project. No timeline has been determined.
Shelby County: A $1.2 million construction project was approved for US 84 from the Rusk County line to US 59, from the end of pavement to FM 699 on US 59, at Waller Creek on US 59, at Rusk Branch in Nacogdoches County, and on US 259 from the Rusk County line to US 59 in Nacogdoches County. The work will include safety treating fixed objects that will consist of improving and replacing metal beam guard fence to design standards, updating and replacing culverts and replacing bridge and approach railings. Stateline Construction, LLC will serve as contractor. A timeline has not been determined.
Polk County: A $1.2 million maintenance project was approved that includes mill and inlay work on US 190 from the city of Livingston to the Tyler County line. The contract also includes a section of US 59 in Shelby County for mill and inlay work from the Nacogdoches County line to the city of Timpson in Shelby County. Moore Brothers Construction will serve as contractor. A timeline has not been determined.
A $796,806 construction project was approved on US 59 that is designed to replace bridge and approach railings at Bear Creek, Piney Creek, also includes safety treating fixed objects from the Angelina County line to US 287 in Polk County. CDM Holdings, LLC will serve as contractor. A timeline has not been determined.
Nacogdoches County: A $272,731 construction project was approved on FM 1275 (University Drive) at FM 2609 (Austin Street) and Martinsville Road and FM 2609 that is designed to improve the traffic signals at those locations. Striping Technology, L.P. will serve as contractor. A timeline has not been determined.