Bridge replacement to close DeWitt roadway

Aug. 28, 2013 at 3:28 a.m.

The Texas Department of Transportation will replace a bridge about two miles northwest of state Highway 72 on Cabeza Road in DeWitt County near Nordheim, beginning Sept. 9.

As a safety measure, the road will be closed for one week, depending on the weather, according to a news release from Texas Department of Transportation.

Following the one-week closure, yield signs will be placed at each end of the work area to allow for one direction of traffic at a time to cross the one-lane detour until completion of the new bridge construction.

The overall project is expected to be complete by mid-December, according to the release.

Motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists should use caution and observe all warning signs.

Relmco, of Hondo, is leading the $487,910 project to remove the existing bridge and replace it with a new concrete structure.



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