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Paris District Road Conditions Update: Week of July 8, 2024

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Introduction
Here’s the latest update on planned roadwork in the Paris district for the week starting July 8, 2024. Please note that schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to stay vigilant, follow traffic signs and controls, reduce speed in work zones, and avoid distractions.

Safety Message – Pedestrian Safety
Pedestrian fatalities have risen significantly in Texas, with preventable factors such as failing to yield, inattention, and speeding contributing to these incidents. Both pedestrians and drivers are urged to adhere strictly to traffic laws and remain alert to reduce accidents.

Sherman Area (Fannin, Grayson Counties)
Contacts:

  • Sherman Area Office: (903) 892-6529
  • Grayson Co. Maintenance: (903) 893-8831
  • Fannin Co. Maintenance: (903) 583-7566

Grayson County:

US 75:

Ongoing project to widen mainlanes and reconstruct ramps. Reduced speed limit of 65 mph. Watch for lane shifts and closures, including U-turn bridge closures at specified locations.

Permanent closure of northbound US 75 exit ramp to North Loy Lake Road. Detour via Crawford Street.

Permanent closure of southbound frontage road entrance onto US 75. Detour around Spur 503 to access southbound US 75.

FM 691:

U-turn lanes at US 75 frontage road closed from July 12 for bridge construction.

Other Projects:

    • Various lane closures and shifts on US 75 and US 82 for bridge and road repairs.

Fannin County:

FM 2990:

Bridge closure at North Sulphur River starting July 8 as part of Lake Ralph Hall project. Use SH 34 as alternate route.

FM 1753:

Bridge closure at Brushy Creek. Detour via FM 2645, FM 898, US 82, and FM 1752.

Other Projects:

Lane closures on FM 274, SH 56, and various county roads for maintenance and rehabilitation.

Sulphur Springs Area (Hopkins, Franklin Counties):
Contacts:

  • Sulphur Springs Area Office: (903) 885-9514
  • Franklin Co. Maintenance: (903) 537-4976
  • Hopkins Co. Maintenance: (903) 885-4031

Franklin County:

SH 37:

Shoulder closures for paving operations.

Hopkins County:

SH 19:

Road rehabilitation and traffic shifts ongoing.

Paris Area (Delta, Lamar, Red River Counties):
Contacts:

  • Paris Area Office: (903) 784-1357
  • Delta Co. Maintenance: (903) 395-2139
  • Lamar Co. Maintenance: (903) 785-4468
  • Red River Co. Maintenance: (903) 427-3561

Lamar County:

Loop 286 and US 271:

Various lane closures for maintenance and construction.

Delta County:

FM 2068:

Bridge closure at East Fork of Jernigan Creek. Detour in place.

Red River County:

FM 2120:

Lane closures for pavement rehabilitation.

Greenville Area (Hunt, Rains Counties):
Contacts:

  • Greenville Area Office: (903) 455-2363
  • Hunt Co. Maintenance: (903) 455-2303
  • Rains Co. Maintenance: (903) 473-2682

Hunt County:

SH 34 and SH 11:

Various projects including shoulder additions and drainage improvements.

Rains County:

IH 30:

Nighttime lane closures for concrete pavement repairs.

This comprehensive update covers major road projects and closures across the Paris district for the upcoming week. Motorists are encouraged to plan routes accordingly and exercise caution in work zones.