Update: Bridge Work to Close SH 98 Periodically on Wednesday and Thursday

    Traffic will be stopped periodically during day as crews unload preconstructed concrete beams for the bridge work being conducted at the site.

    Work crews will be closing State Highway 98, between Farm to Market Road 1840 and US 67, periodically during the day on Wednesday and Thursday, July 21 and 22, southwest of New Boston. The crews will be unloading preconstructed concrete beams at the bridge construction site at Anderson Creek. The closures are expected to take 15 to 30 minutes at a time is expected to be conducted periodically from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., or until work is completed. This work was originally scheduled for Monday, July 19, but had to be changed.

    Motorists that use SH 98 should expect and plan for delays on both days. Alternate travel routes should be used if possible. Also, the work schedule and closures can change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen problems.

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