UPDATED FOR TUESDAY (1/31) TxDOT is continuing a mill and inlay operation on Loop 287 through today and into tomorrow. The entrance ramp from Chestnut Street onto the loop southbound will be closed today and also the inside southbound lane from US 69 South to FM 58 on Looop 287.
Thursday morning, during our weekly conversation with Rhonda Oaks from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), we learned that a portion of the Loop in Lufkin will be closed beginning next Tuesday, January 24th.
As the holidays approach, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) contractors and maintenance employees are braving the elements to facilitate construction and maintenance projects that will enhance safety and improve traffic flow.
The annual Click It or Ticket campaign starts soon, meaning officers will be focused on passing out tickets to those of us that head down the road without seat belts fastened. The dates cover Memorial Day - one of the busiest and most dangerous weekends to be out on the highway.
A forecast of beautiful weather means that road construction projects will be ramping up across the area once again. Here's a listing of what you can expect in the 9 county region served by the Lufkin District of the Texas Department of Transportation.