Ranger Hill I-20 project begins

September 6, 2017

EASTLAND COUNTY, Texas (Press Release) – The Texas Department of Transportation and contractor Zachry Construction Corporation have marked the commencement of primary construction of an approximately $76 million project to reconstruct and realign a three mile portion of Interstate 20 at Ranger Hill in northeastern Eastland County.

San Antonio-based Zachry was awarded the construction contract in the amount of $76,238,256.10 in March of this year.

Throughout the approximately three year construction period, periodic lane closures and traffic shifts can be expected. The speed limit in the project area is 65 mph, though speed limits may be lowered as needed. Drivers are reminded that traffic fines are doubled in work zones when workers are present. TxDOT will provide notice of scheduled lane closures and traffic disruptions through social media and local news media. Motorists are encouraged to follow TxDOT Brownwood District’s Twitter feed, @TxDOTBWD, for the latest updates.

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