Also, construction is shifting eastward on Methvin Street. The section of Methvin Street between High Street and Center Street will be reopened to traffic by Friday, July 10, 2015. However, the Methvin Street section between Center and Fredonia will be closed for construction starting on July 13, 2015. The closure is expected to last through Fall 2015.
The project is for the reconstruction of the downtown road with streetscape improvements as well as replace the utilities. This project was approved as part of the 2011 Street Improvements bond package and is being constructed by East Texas Bridge of Longview, Texas. If you have any questions related to construction please call the City Engineer, Alton Bradley, at 903-237-1067.