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TxDOT Construction and maintenance update for week of August 5-9

Published On: Aug 04 2013 07:15:29 PM CDT
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ABILENE, Texas -

Below is a press release for construction and maintenance projects in and around Abilene for the week of August 5-9:

Abilene Area Office construction projects:

  • Loop 322 from I-20 to the Waldrop Interchange: Resurfacing continues on the main lanes. Drivers should expect intermittent lane closures.
  • Rainy Creek Bridge, E. US 80 east of Loop 322: Work to replace the bridge continues. Traffic is limited to one lane in each direction.
  • FM 2833 (East Lake Road): Crews will continue blade patching.
  • I-20 frontage roads from Pine Street to Loop 322: Work continues on inside lanes, turnarounds and ramps on the east end of the project. Eastbound exit #290 to Loop 322/SH 36 and the entrance ramp past SH 351 remain closed as crews build new ramps.

Taylor County Maintenance Office projects:

  • FM 3438: Silt removal.
  • I-20 Business: Paved ditch maintenance. Work will require lane closures on South 1st Street between Pioneer Drive and Butternut Street. Work locations will vary between Leggett and Sayles.
  • FM 1235 near 4th Street in Merkel: Base failure repair.

Texas Department of Transportation

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