LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) - The following is a written statement from the Texas Department of Transportation:
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) began work this week on a project to widen Erskine Street, from Indiana to Quaker Avenue. Project contractor is Allen Butler Construction, Inc., of Lubbock.
The $4.08 million city of Lubbock funded project will widen the two-lane roadway to a five-lane facility with two lanes in each direction, a continuous turn-lane and a concrete road surface.
“Construction to make improvements to Erskine began Monday,” said Michael Wittie, P.E., TxDOT
Lubbock Area engineer and project manager. “The street has been closed to thru-traffic, but local traffic will continue to have access.”
Construction is scheduled to be completed in late-2018.
(Press release from Texas Department of Transportation.)
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