Transportation Commission Approves Local Projects
LUFKIN, TX The Texas Transportation Commission approved more than $329.5 million for new construction and maintenance contracts statewide at a monthly meeting in Austin, Texas. The Lufkin District was allocated $2.5 million for new construction projects and $2.6 million for highway maintenance contracts.
Shelby County received approval for a $1.1 million construction project designated to replace the bridge and approaches on an access road at the Toledo Bend Reservoir on CR 4020 at Bear Bayou and on CR 4293 at Flat Fork Creek Tributary. Stateline Construction, Texarkana, Texas, will serve as contractor. A timeline for the project has not been set.
Polk County was approved for a $1.1 million construction project designated to replace the bridges and approaches on Rock Island Road at Bundix Creek on Horrace Bonds Road at Long King Creek Tributary and on Forest Hill Loop at Caney Creek. Drewery Construction Company, Nacogdoches, Texas, will serve as contractor. A timeline for the project has not been determined.
Angelina County was awarded $359,054 for a construction project on U.S. 69 from Huntington to FM 844. The project is designated to prepare the rights-of-way along this section of roadway. A.L. Helmcamp, Inc., Buffalo, Texas, will serve as contractor for the project. A timeline for the project has not been determined.
Commissioners also approved maintenance contracts for Angelina and Nacogdoches counties. A maintenance contract for Angelina County was approved for $964,900 for Nixon Engineering, Bastrop, Texas, to provide on-call traffic control services at various locations as needed. A $1.2 million maintenance contract for Nacogdoches County was also approved for N-Line Traffic Maintenance, Bryan, Texas, to provide on-call traffic control services as needed.