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Some mostly light showers will continue tonight into Saturday morning ahead of a strong upper level disturbance which will bring us widespread heavy thunderstorms late Saturday into early Sunday morning. Drier air will take over Sunday with cooler temperatures next week.
$68 million project begins Thursday to improve I-10 in Orange County
ORANGE COUNTY - from TxDOT
A $68 million project along IH10 in Orange will begin May 29. The contractor, Williams Brothers, will reconstruct IH10 from West of Adams Bayou to West of the Sabine River as well as rehabilitate some frontage roads at select locations. It will also include the replacement of the SH87 overpass, BU 90 overpass and the Little Cypress Bayou Bridge as well as construct a new bridge for a new Meeks Drive turnaround.
Watch KFDM News and stay with kfdm.com for updates on the beginning of the massive project.
In the next few weeks, drivers will notice work along the eastbound lanes near Simmons Drive as crews work to widen the shoulders. Throughout the duration of the project, the speed limit will be lowered along the approximately four mile work zone to 65mph while workers are present.
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