Texas Department of Transportation

A resurfacing project in Orange that began in July will finally be completed, allegedly, by January. Once again rain is being blamed for the hold up.

According to Sarah Dupre with Texas Department of Transportation, the project runs from the Orange/Newton County line to I-10 and its ultimate goal is to repave the entire stretch.  Paving is expected to be finished by Thanksgiving with the overall project completed in January.

Work started July 9 and is estimated to cost $3.2 million.

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A car seat checkup event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 228 Country Lane Drive, FM 421 in Lumberton. 

This is the first annual Car Seat Checkup Event to be held by the Lumberton Fire Department in accordance with the Hardin County Rotary Club, the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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The Texas Department of Transportation released a statement stating that due to construction to the Brush Island overpass, I-10 eastbound will be detoured to SH124 Tuesday, June 26, 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. I-10 westbound will be detoured to SH124 Wednesday, June 27, 9 p.m. - 5 a.m.

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According to a press release form Texas Department of Transportation; I10 westbound will be detoured to SH124 Wednesday, May 30 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., due to construction to the Brush Island overpass. I10 eastbound will be detoured to SH124 Thursday night, May 31 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.     

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The Port Arthur Police Department is "S.T.E.P"-ping up traffic enforcement and warning drivers to operate their vehicles safely and soberly in preparation for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

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The Quicksand Creek Bridge on FM 2626 in Newton County opened Feb. 10 after being replaced due to damage from flooding in March 2016, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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Expect lane closures on I-10 eastbound from FM 365 to College Street tonight, Feb. 8 and tomorrow night, Feb. 9, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., as crews work to repair cable barrier along the inside lane of traffic, TxDOT PIO Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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Several lane closures and traffic delays in Southeast Texas can be expected in the next few days, TxDOT PIO Sarah Dupre reported.

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The right lane of US 69 northbound at West Port Arthur Road in Beaumont will be closed Jan. 23 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for striping, weather permitting, TxDOT PIO Sarah Dupre said in a press release.

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Expect alternating lane closures along I-10 east and westbound from FM 1442 to the KCS Railroad in Orange County tonight 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. to replace pavement markings, TxDOT Sarah Dupre reported Jan. 9.

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