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TxDOT Weekly Update: Sept. 23-27

Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:07:46 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 22 2013 08:21:05 PM CDT

ABILENE, Texas -

Below is an excerpt from a Texas Department of Transportation press release detailing the list of planned construction and maintenance projects for Abilene and Taylor County for the week of September 23-27:

Abilene Area Office construction projects:

  • I-20 frontage roads from Pine Street to Loop 322: Crews continue work on frontage roads, turnarounds and ramps. Drivers should use caution and follow warning signs and traffic control devices.
  • Loop 322 from I-20 to the Waldrop Interchange: Crews are completing remaining paving work and will begin striping soon. Drivers should expect intermittent daytime lane and ramp 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.
  • Upcoming project: Work to convert frontage roads from two-way to one-way operation on Loop 322 from Maple Street to Lytle Creek is expected to begin in October.

Taylor County Maintenance Office projects:

  • US 277 near FM 707 intersection: Level-up pavement.
  • FM 89 between Rebecca Lane and Robertson Drive: Silt removal, ditch cleaning and storm drain repair. Work will continue to FM 707 through November. Some lane closures will be necessary.