It's been sweltering across Deep East Texas, but doesn't stop the workers from the Texas Department of Transportation. The Lufkin District serves 9 counties and here are some of the projects that are keeping them busy.
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.
If things go to plan, a new casino will be open in less than two weeks in Dallardsville, near Livingston. Naskila Entertainment indicates the tribal gaming site on the Alabama-Coushatta Reservation should be open by May 1st.
Good news from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)...vehicles will be allowed beginning Friday to travel on Business 59 (Timberland Drive) beneath the A&NR railroad bridge that is still under construction.
(From a TxDOT Press Release) Work continues on a $1.4 million construction project in Nacogdoches County located on Starr Avenue (FM 1878) that will add two additional lanes of travel and widen sidewalks.