Road Buzz: TxDOT Update for the Week of Nov. 12

Athens Maintenance plans to conduct base repairs on FM 316 between US 175W and FM 1861. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control. Crews also plan to replace a culvert on FM 3709 between FM 317 and CR 3408. This section of roadway will be closed to thru traffic during the day Thursday as work is conducted.

Henderson County construction projects updates:

SH 31 Overlay Project

  • Limits: From FM 3204 east to 0.5 miles west of FM 315 in Chandler
  • Contractor: Big Creek Construction
  • Cost: $2.7 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2018

The contractor is scheduled to conduct hot mix operations as weather conditions allow. Ongoing work includes backfilling behind the guard fence mow strips. Expect daily lane closures. Watch for construction traffic exiting and merging throughout the project limits. The project consists of base repairs, mill and inlay, seal coat, surface hot mix, guardrail upgrades, and the installation of signs and pavement markings.

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Podcast: Healthy eating, healthy living with AgriLife Extension

Carolyn Tyler is one of our county’s AgriLife Extension Agents and she is in charge of Family and Community Health. We talked with her this week about what that means and what AgriLife FCH can do for you.

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Road Buzz: TxDOT Update for the Week of Nov. 5

TxDOT (Athens) Maintenance plans to continue edge repairs on SH 31E and FM 314N. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control at both locations.

Henderson County construction projects updates:

SH 31 Overlay Project

  • Limits: From FM 3204 east to 0.5 miles west of FM 315 in Chandler
  • Contractor: Big Creek Construction
  • Cost: $2.7 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2018

The contractor is scheduled to conduct hot mix operations as weather conditions allow. Ongoing work includes backfilling behind the guard fence mow strips. Expect daily lane closures. Watch for construction traffic exiting and merging throughout the project limits. The project consists of base repairs, mill and inlay, seal coat, surface hot mix, guardrail upgrades, and the installation of signs and pavement markings.

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Road Buzz: TxDOT Update for Week of Oct. 29

TxDOT (Athens) Maintenance plans to conduct edge repairs on SH 31E and FM 314N. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control at both locations.

Henderson County construction projects updates:

SH 31 Overlay Project

  • Limits: From FM 3204 east to 0.5 miles west of FM 315 in Chandler
  • Contractor: Big Creek Construction
  • Cost: $2.7 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2018

The contractor is scheduled to lay PFC hot mix on the surface this week. Ongoing work includes backfilling behind the guard fence mow strips. Expect daily lane closures. Watch for construction traffic exiting and merging throughout the project limits. The project consists of base repairs, mill and inlay, seal coat, surface hot mix, guardrail upgrades, and the installation of signs and pavement markings.

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Road Buzz: TxDOT Updates for Week of Oct. 22

TxDOT (Athens) Maintenance plans to perform surface repairs on SH 155, base repairs on SH 31E in Brownsboro, and edge work on FM 315 between FM 314 and US 175. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control at both locations.

Henderson County construction projects updates:

SH 31 Overlay Project

  • Limits: From FM 3204 east to 0.5 miles west of FM 315 in Chandler
  • Contractor: Big Creek Construction
  • Cost: $2.7 million
  • Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2018

The contractor is scheduled to lay PFC hot mix on the surface this week. Ongoing work includes backfilling the pavement edges and working on guard fence. Expect daily lane closures. Watch for construction traffic exiting and merging throughout the project limits. The project consists of base repairs, mill and inlay, seal coat, surface hot mix, guardrail upgrades, and the installation of signs and pavement markings.

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