Texas Department of Transportation

Construction of the $177 million, I-820 East Loop project in the Greater Fort Worth Area has made significant progress since the project broke ground in late July 2018 as part of the state's Texas Clear Lanes initiative to alleviate traffic congestion in a heavily traveled part of the Dallas-Fort Worth roadway system.

The Border West Expressway (BWE) has been recognized for improving transportation in the El Paso area. The $640 million, 7.4-mi. roadway that runs along the U.S.-Mexico border and completes a loop around El Paso is one of 11 transportation projects that earned regional recognition as part of America's Transportation Awards.

As part of the Texas Department of Transportation's I-35 Comal County Operational Improvements project in the San Antonio area, Bridges and Roads LLC is covering the portion from FM 2252 to Schwab Road in the city of New Braunfels. Work on the $24.5 million contract, financed by state and federal funds, began on July 9, 2019 and has an anticipated completion date of Summer 2021.

The partnership of Webber LLC, the Texas Department of Transportation and the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority has made considerable progress on the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority 290/130 Flyovers Project in east Austin, as the second of three flyover bridges under construction, at the 290 Toll/SH130 intersection, opened to traffic on July 11.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded a $5.4 million safety improvement grant to the Port of Corpus Christi. The funds will be used for a project to make safety improvements to the Joe Fulton Trade Corridor and Rincon Road leading to the Rincon Industrial Complex, port officials said in a press release.

Webber LLC will deliver the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) $39.5 million Signature Bridge project, a 500-ft. long north-south structure that spans State Highway 114 in the city of Irving that will connect the old Texas Stadium, the former home of the Dallas Cowboys (south side) with a large development area – 78 acres – on the north side.

Nearly 90 mi. of roads in five counties will be worked on throughout the rest of this month. A second district seal coat project is under way across the Odessa District of the Texas Department of Transportation. Brannan Paving Co. of Victoria won the project with a bid of a little more than $6.65 million.

Two narrow bridges on State Highway 98 in southwest Bowie County will be replaced over the next couple of years according to plans approved in June by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). "We will be replacing the bridges crossing Anderson Creek and Anderson Creek Relief," said Paul Wong, area engineer of TxDOT in Texarkana.

As a result of a new Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Special Provision Specification, GCP Applied Technologies, a global producer of construction products technologies, is providing its VERIFI in-transit concrete management system to TxDOT highway and bridge projects.

The replacement of aging infrastructure that has maximized its lifespan, particularly bridges, in the Greater Amarillo Area is a major priority for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). In February 2018, J. Lee Milligan Inc. (JLM) was awarded a $50.4 million contract for the reconstruction of six bridges on I-40, just east of downtown, at Whitaker Road, State Loop (SL) 355 (Lakeside Drive) and FM 1258 (Pullman Road).

The Texas Department of Transportation El Paso District will implement multiple safety projects after being awarded nearly $40 million in safety funds. The funding is part of the "Road to Zero" initiative the Texas Transportation Commission committed to nearly a year ago.