Weather Alert

TxDOT Weekly Lane Closure and Road Construction Update

  • Expect multiple lane closures in both directions of I-40 between Ross and Washington streets and at the downtown interchange for bridge deck and concrete pavement repair.
  • There will be various lane closures in both directions on the I-40 frontage roads between Arthur and Ross streets for patching repairs.
  • Watch for slow-moving operations on I-27 and US 87 for herbicide applications around guardrails and bridges.
  • There will be intermittent closures on Pullman Road between the frontage roads at I-40, Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 11 – 13, to set bridge deck panels on the bridge beams. This work will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Watch for various lane closures on I-40 in both directions for pavement repair between Whitaker and Pullman roads, Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 11 – 13.

Dumas – 

Overlay work on US 87 south of Dumas in Moore County is on hold after the contractor, Highway Contractors, Inc., was declared in default of the contract for non-performance.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is now working with the contractor’s surety (bondholder) on the next steps to complete the project.

TxDOT maintenance forces will continue to work diligently to make necessary repairs as weather allows until another contractor is on board.

Even though this is an idle construction zone at this time, it is still a construction zone – meaning motorists should slow down, drive to conditions and monitor the road ahead for potential hazards.

Other tips include ensuring your tires are properly inflated and when you are on the road, leave plenty of space between you and the car in front of you – you will have a better chance of spotting a pothole.

If you cannot avoid the pothole, slow down and firmly grip the wheel better control your vehicle.

 


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