Waco Road Bridge Reduced to Single Lane for Construction Project

Waco Road Bridge Reduced to Single Lane for Construction Project
February 21, 2018

Under_ConstructionFor more than six months, traffic will be reduced to a single lane on the Leon River bridge on Waco Road (FM 817), near Heritage Park, for a construction project to clean and paint the bridge truss. 
Flaggers and traffic control devices will be used to help facilitate traffic flow, but travelers should anticipate delays for the duration of the project, which 
is scheduled to be completed in the winter of 2018, weather permitting.
The 
Texas Department of Transportation has named James Construction Group of Baton Rouge, LA., as the contractor for the project, which is projected to cost approximately $1.5 million.  
On Thursday, Feb. 15, The project began with the setting of barriers to help facilitate the lane reduction and the installation of safety devices to prevent contamination of the waterway within the work site.  
TxDOT cautions motorists to drive with caution and to be aware of personnel and equipment in the work areas.