LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A road used by many to get to Kit McConnico Park will be closed down on Friday.
According to Lufkin Parks and Recreation Director Mike Akridge said the closure was supposed to take place in a few weeks but the permanent closure was moved up to Friday.
Motorist coming from the south and east wishing to get to the park will have to use FM 842 off of Atkinson Dr. Drivers coming from the west and north can use the newly constructed Loop 287 frontage road to get onto Moffett Rd.
Akridge said he is not sure what time the closure is expected to take place on Friday.