House Representative

White, James

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/05/2016

State Rep. White Announces TxDOT Transportation Improvement Project in Newton & Jasper Counties

(Austin, TX) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has started construction of two transportation improvement projects in Newton and Jasper counties.

Construction has commenced in Newton county on SH 63, at the Sabine River (Burrs Ferry). The project will consist of a bridge repair project and will repair bridge foundations. Additionally, bridge repairs and foundation repair will begin on FM 2626 at Quicksand Creek.

In Jasper, there will be a project for the restoring an existing highway in Jasper county on SH 63, from FM 2991 East to the Sabine River.

"I want to thank Southeast Texans for supporting building and improving roads and bridges with their overwhelming support of Proposition 7. Having good bridges and roads are tied to our ability to increase economic freedom and grow our local prosperity," said Rep. White.

If you have any questions, please contact State Representative James White's office at (512) 463-0490 or (409) 283-3700.