Provided by Texas Department of Transportation
Projects in Bailey, Castro and Lubbock counties - totaling $18,384,888.85 in funding - were among 62 projects approved by the Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) for roadway improvements during their monthly September commission meeting.
Three projects located on SH 114 in Lubbock County, US 84 in Bailey County and FM 145 in Castro County will improve roadway quality and safety.
This $997,062.23 project will resurface more than three miles of SH 114 (19th Street), from Quaker Avenue to Milwaukee Avenue. Clark Construction of Texas, Inc., of San Antonio, was selected as the project contractor.
This $15,399,876.333 project will rehabilitate an 8-mile stretch of US 84, from the eastern Muleshoe city limits to the Bailey County line. Duininck, Inc., of Roanoke, TX, was awarded the project to rebuild the roadway.
Widening and resurfacing a 6.1-mile stretch of FM 145, from the FM 1055 to US 385, is part of this $1,987,950.29 enhancement project. J. Lee Milligan, Inc., of Amarillo, was awarded the contract to make the improvements to the rural roadway.
No definite construction schedules have been set for the projects, but work on all three projects is anticipated to begin in early 2014.
Statewide, a total of $323,231,455.12 in funding was awarded by the TTC this month. The projects will improve roadway safety across the state, with some projects also addressing congestion and mobility.