According to a release from the Texas Department of Transportation, work is scheduled to begin today (Wednesday, March 20), on Loop 287/US 59 South from near FM 58 to Whitehouse Drive to replace overhead guide signs. Daytime work is scheduled on Wednesday, but will be followed by night work through Sunday, March 24, weather permitting, and will include lane closures.

Message boards are set to help alert traffic to the upcoming work and traffic control and detours will be in place when crews are working. Vaca Underground Utilities, Inc., Houston, TX, will serve as contractor for the $125,000 sign replacement project. A total of 24 large signs will be replaced.

The night work is scheduled to begin at 9 pm each night and the roadway should be clear by 6 am ahead of peak travel hours. Lane closures on Wednesday will be during normal business hours. Motorists are urged to stay alert and reduce speed through this work zone, respect all traffic control and be prepared for possible delays.

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