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Smith County Texas - Bridge Construction Projects 20 May 2022 ( news )
Smith County , state Texas ( By Press Release office)
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Smith County Road 289 , south of New Chapel Hill , is back open to traffic after a two - month bridge replacement project .
CR 289 , also known as Wolfe Lane , now has a new , wider concrete bridge with railing . The bridge project is part of a federal program administered by the Texas Department of Transportation . Smith County Engineer Frank Davis said the County is only required to pay about 5 percent of the project .
Davis said under the same construction contract , a wooden bridge on CR 2110 will also be replaced with a concrete bridge . That project , east of Arp , will begin next week and is expected to last about three months . CR 2110 will be closed during the construction project and detour signs will be placed in the area .
The contractor for the projects is THK Construction , LLC , of Longview .
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