Weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close the southbound frontage road of U.S. 75 in Melissa from Davis Road to Throckmorton Road to through traffic for reconstruction.

WHERE: The U.S. 75 southbound frontage road from Davis Road to Throckmorton Road

WHEN: Monday, June 9, 2014 through early 2016

DETOUR: Traffic will use the two-way northbound frontage road while the southbound frontage road is closed. The crossings at Throckmorton and Melissa Roads will remain open as well.

Motorists are urged to be mindful of construction personnel in the work zone.


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