TxDOT warns motorists to use the Tulane U-turn bridge correctly

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – TxDOT is warning motorists to use the Tulane U-turn Bridge correctly, or it will be closed for safety concerns. Westbound traffic should not use the Tulane U-turn, instead turn at South First Street.

Also, Loop 287 eastbound and westbound in the project area and the Southbound Direct Connector bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday until 6 a.m.

Eastbound traffic needs to exit Loop 287 at the Houston Exit and re-enter east of Tulane Drive. Westbound traffic will exit at FM 58/Chestnut and re-enter west of South First Street.

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