Work activities are scheduled to begin the week of Monday, Aug. 12 on State Road 79 in Holmes County. The transportation improvement project includes the following improvements:
I-10 to U.S. 90:
- Milling and resurfacing
- Placement of new signs and pavement markings.
Brock Road to north of U.S. 90:
- Utility Relocation
- Installation of new watermain
Between East Evans Avenue and Cool Street
- Replacement of box culvert
Motorists will encounter intermittent daytime lane restrictions during construction. U.S. 90 between East Evan Avenue and Cook Street will encounter a temporary detour late fall 2019 during the box culvert installation. The $1.8 million project is anticipated to be complete winter 2019.
All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers are reminded to use caution when traveling in a work zone and to watch for construction workers and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.