Transportation Commission awards $8 million for Jefferson County road and bridge projects

Transportation Commission awards $8 million for Jefferson County road and bridge projects

The Texas Transportation Commission has approved $8 million for five upcoming projects in Jefferson County, reports Sarah Dupre of the Texas Department of Transportation.

According to Dupre, Hayward Baker, Inc. was awarded a $3.5 million contract to repair embankment slopes on US 69 near Spur 93 in Beaumont, and South Texas Illumination, LLC was awarded a nearly $750,000 contract to construct sidewalks and ramps from Block Street to Llano Street in Port Neches.

Three bridge replacement projects were also awarded to APAC-Texas, Inc. for a combined total of $3.7 million. The bridges at Ground Gully and Green Pond Gully on FM 365 and Vogel Gully on FM 1406 are included in the contract, TxDOT reports.

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