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TxDOT (Canton) Maintenance plans to conduct overlay operations on the I-20 Service Roads between Mile Markers 533 and 536. A second crew will be doing base repairs on FM 1651. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control.

Van Zandt County construction projects updates:

I-20 Westbound Exit Ramp at FM 314 Relocation Project

Limits: From FM 314 WB Exit Ramp and Frontage Road
Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd., of Longview
Cost: $4.6 million
Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2018

Expect minimal delays as the contractor continues Phase III work installing the I-20 Exit Ramp. Use alternate routes to avoid delays. WB Frontage Road is open at CR 4930. The project consists of reconstructing the frontage road and building a new exit ramp 1.13 miles east of FM 314.

I-20 Safety Work

Limits: From Kaufman County Line going east to SH 19, etc.
Contractor: FNH Construction, LLC
Cost: $2.4 million
Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2018

Work to remove and install Metal Beam Guard Fence and concrete mow strip along the westbound, inside and outside lanes, going west from Jim Hogg Road to the Van Zandt/Kaufman county lines. Expect daily lane closures and delays.

SH 243 Widening Project

Limits: From SH 198 east to SH 64 in Canton
Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road
Cost: $6.2 million
Anticipated Completion Date: June 2018

Structure and road widening work is ongoing on the north side of the road. Expect delays with a pilot vehicle and flaggers controlling traffic. The project is widening the roadway from two to four lanes with a flush median, curb and gutter, and storm drain.

FM 1652 Rehab Project

Limits: FM 17 south of Grand Saline, southward to FM 1255 northwest of Oakland
Contractor: Highway 19 Construction, LLC
Cost: $4.48 million
Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2018

The contractor is preparing to widen the roadway. Driveway and cross structure work is ongoing on this rehabilitation project that is widening the existing roadway. Expect lane closures with flaggers providing traffic control.

FM 1653 Rehab Project

Limits: SH 64 near Ben Wheeler, southwest to FM 858 at Martin Mills
Contractor: Drewery Construction Company, Inc., of Nacogdoches
Cost: $3.97 million
Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2018

The contractor is conducting work on cross structures. Expect lane closures and delays with flaggers providing traffic control. The project is rehabilitating and widening the existing roadway.

County Road 1825 Bridge Replacement Project

Limits: CR 1825 at UPRR .01 miles S of US 80 to SW of Grand Saline
Contractor: Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.
Cost: $1.5 million
Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2018

The contractor is installing the retaining walls and preparing to set bridge beams on this project to replace the railroad overpass and approaches. There is minimal impact on traffic. The road is closed at this location.