No detours or delays expected during U.S. 59 construction overhaul next week

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Good news for travelers on U.S. 5.9. The construction for the U.S. 5.9/Loop 287 North Interchange Construction Project in Lufkin is finally starting to see some improvements.

Kathi White, the public information officer for the Texas Department of Transportation, says the Moffett Road Overpass is nearing completion, and the concrete work on the bridge deck of the Union Pacific Railroad Overpass will continue for the next couple of weeks.

As well, Webber Construction of Houston will start setting the beams for the northbound direct connector next week.

White assures that there will be no travel detours or traffic delays during this time.

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