Highway 59 project moves forward

By Holley Nees - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Highway 59 construction is moving along as scheduled with more road openings and closures.

The eastbound Tulane u-turn bridge opened Monday. The westbound side has not been opened yet, but TxDOT expects it to open sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Also, Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m, eastbound and westbound Loop 287 will be closed in the project area. Eastbound traffic should exit at the Palms Shopping Center onto the eastbound frontage road and westbound traffic should take the South First Street exit.

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