TxDOT Project Roundup: I-27 bridge at 27th Avenue

Projects continuie around the city.

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Construction projects and their completion dates are hot topics with drivers around Amarillo.

This week, we will provide residents with an update and the latest on five projects in progress across Amarillo.

The widening of the bridge on I-27 Southbound at 27th Ave. is one project currently underway.

This project began in October 2017 and has an updated completion date of June 15th, 2019.

TX Dot Amarillo said safety is at the top of their list when considering new projects and improvements.
TX Dot Amarillo said safety is at the top of their list when considering new projects and improvements.

This particular project also includes repairing the bridge and approaches.

“Once completed, drivers will have a better opportunity to get on and off I-27, with better merge, weaving and longer ramps,” said TxDOT Amarillo Area Engineer Randy Hochstein.

TX Dot Amarillo said safety is at the top of their list when considering new projects and improvements.
TX Dot Amarillo said safety is at the top of their list when considering new projects and improvements.

Hochstein added the whole corridor between 26th Ave. and 34th Ave. will also see some improvements with traffic flow.

J. Lee Milligan is the contractor for this project with an original bid of $9,885,031

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