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The Texas Department of Transportation has announced work planned in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties this week. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.

Motorists are asked to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones.They should also avoid distractions such as cellphones, eating, drinking, or car audio or navigation systems.

Work to be done includes:

  • FM 1335, Delta County: From Highway 24 to FM 198. Portions of the roadway will be closed while crews widen and rehabilitate existing pavement.
  • Highway 271 (Loop 286), Lamar County: south of Lamar Avenue. Watch for lane closures north and southbound while crews remove existing crossover and extend the left turn lane at Dawn Drive crossover.
  • Clarksville Street at Collegiate Drive; Lamar Avenue at 20th Street; Highway 82 at FM 38, Lamar County: Watch for work zones as signal and flashing beacon work is performed.
  • Highway 271 pavement repair, Lamar and Red River counties: From Loop 286 in Paris southeastward to Highway 37. Watch for work zones and drive safely through construction areas as final work is being performed.
  • FM 197, Lamar County: Watch for work zones and drive safely through construction areas as final work is being performed.
  • Highway 271 safety upgrades, Red River County: From FM 410 to the Red River-Titus County line. Watch for temporary lane and shoulder closures as final work is being performed.
  • Highway 37 safety upgrades, Red River County: From the Texas-Oklahoma state line south to the Red River-Franklin County line. Watch for work zones as workers upgrade metal-beam guard fence, replace or extend new structures and install safety end treatments.
  • FM 2648 widening, Lamar County: Watch for work zones and drive safely through construction areas as final work is being performed.
  • Highway 24 expansion, Delta County: From Cooper southwestward toward Commerce. Watch for work zones and drive safely through construction areas as final work is being performed.

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