The Texas Department of Transportation is advising motorists in Grayson and Fannin counties to remain aware of ongoing road maintenance projects, which may result in traffic pattern changes and delays.
Drivers are urged to avoid in-car distractions, such as cellphones and entertainment systems, and remain aware of potential lane shifts, road closures and slow-moving work vehicles.
Completion dates of the following projects may be impacted by weather conditions, machinery failure or other circumstances.
Drivers traveling on Farm-to-Market Road 1417, between FM 691 and U.S. Highway 82, are advised to watch for lane shifts and slow-moving vehicles as workers widen the roadway.
On FM 691, between FM 131-Loy Lake Road and U.S Highway 75, temporary lane closures will be made in order to widen FM 691 into a five-lane roadway. The intersection of FM 691 and FM 131-Loy Lake Road will be converted into a temporary, four-way stop before crews are able to install permanent signals.
Watch for shoulder closures and lane shifts on the northbound lanes of Hwy. 75 between FM 1417 and Choctaw Creek as workers build new freeway entry and exit ramps. Existing ramps will remain open during the construction phase.
The southbound freeway and frontage lanes of Hwy. 75, between FM 120 and Crawford Street, will be affected by shoulder closures and lane shifts as workers build retaining walls and a new entry ramp. Amid the project, the southbound exit for Crawford Street will be closed. Motorists impacted by the closure are encouraged to use the FM 120-Morton Street exit.
Drivers may encounter debris-removal crews on Hwy. 75 from the Grayson-Collin county line and the Texas-Oklahoma state border. Workers will operate along shoulders and medians during daylight hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Crews will conduct nightly concrete repairs on Hwy. 75 Sunday through Thursday. The repairs may affect both northbound and southbound traffic. Lane closures begin at 7:30 p.m. and are expected to end by 6 a.m..
On Hwy. 82, between FM 131 and FM 1897, and on U.S. Route 69, between Hwy. 75 and State Highway 56, watch for temporary lane closures as workers install safety treatments to fixed objects along the roadways.
Watch for shoulder closures and lane closures as crews work to install pedestrian ramps and sidewalks along FM 121 and State Highway 5.
On State Highway 11, between Route 69 and State Highway 121, traffic shifts and temporary, single-lane closures may be enacted as workers repair and widen the roadway.
Along Hwy. 56, between State Highway 289 and FM 901, and on Route 69, between Hwy. 82 and Spur 503, watch for daytime lane closures as crews prepare the road surface to be sealed during the summer months.
On FM 1753, from FM 1897 to State Highway 78, expect lane closures as workers repair and widen the roadway.
Watch for shoulder closures and lane closures as crews work to install pedestrian ramps and sidewalks along State Highway 56 and FM 100 in Honey Grove.
On FM 1752, between Hwy 82. and FM 898, watch for single-lane closures as workers widen the roadway.
Along Hwy. 82, from Hwy. 121 to the Fannin-Lamar county line, drivers may encounter slow-moving construction equipment as crews widen Hwy. 82 to four lanes. Closures are also expected on Hwy. 78 and Hwy. 121 as crews build the new, westbound Hwy. 82 bridge overpass. Beginning April 15 at 9 p.m., Hwy. 121 at Hwy. 82 will be closed so crews may pour concrete on the bridge deck. Operations are expected to end by 6 a.m., the following day.
County Road 2275 will be closed at Coffee Mill Creek as crews replace the current bridge structure.
On FM 816, between the Fannin-Hunt county line and Hwy. 78, and on Recreation Road 3, two miles east of FM 273, watch for temporarily lane closures as crews install safety treatments.
On State Highway 11, between Hwy. 78 and State Highway 34, daytime lane closures may be possible as crew resurface the roadway.
On FM 274, from FM 1753 to FM 3321, daytime lane closures may be utilized as crews make structural repairs.
Daytime lane closures may also occur on Hwy. 34, between the Fannin-Hunt county line and FM 68, and on Hwy. 121, between Hwy. 82 and FM 898.