TxDOT Construction on Business 290 and Business 36
Update 9-21-2021 - Resuming Work on Business 36
TxDOTs contractor will resume work on BS-36, in Washington County, from FM 577 to US 290 beginning Wednesday September 22, 2021. For the remainder of this week, work will be limited to small item concrete work and utility manhole adjustments. Mill and inlay operations, on BS 36, will begin Sunday, September 26, 2021. Drivers can expect delays and various lane closures throughout the operation.
TxDOT asks for the public’s patience during this work. Please watch for traffic control and messages. If possible, TxDOT encourages drivers to plan for extra travel time through this area or seek other routes.
This project is contracted to Knife River Corp. for $2.9 million. The project is expected to be completed by early 2022.
For more information, email or call (979) 778-9764.
Update 4-30-2021 - On Hold
The project is currently on hold. During the early phases of construction, discoveries in the field were made that didn't match the plans for the project and engineering plans must be updated before work can resume.
Update 3-15-2021 - Pedestrian Improvements Continue
Concrete demo and work to curb/sidewalk/ramps will continue from Mansfield Street to 1st street starting on the week of March 15, 2021, and Liberty St. to Veteran's Memorial starting March 22, 2021.
Update 2-8-2021 - Pedestrian Improvements
The following work will be for pedestrian improvements on curbs, sidewalks, and ramps.
Beginning Monday, February 8, 2021, work will begin from Jeffries Street to Veterans Memorial.
Beginning Monday, February 15, 2021, work will begin from Veterans Memorial to MLK.
Beginning Monday, February 22, 2021 work will begin from MLK to N. Park Spur and on the corner of SH 36 & Main Street.
Beginning Monday, February 8, 2021, the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) contractor will begin construction on Business 290 and Business 36, from FM 577 to US 290. This work will consist of mill and inlay work, including sidewalks, ramps, lighting, and pedestrian amenities.
Motorists who travel this area should expect some delays, obey all traffic control devices, and watch for workers and their equipment on the roadway during this construction.
This $2.7 million-dollar project is contracted to Knife River Construction. This project should take approximately 6 months to complete, weather permitting.