Memphis overpass project begins

Memphis, TX - On Thursday, November 5, the contractor for the Farm-to-Market 1547 overpass project in Memphis will begin by setting beams across US 287, weather permitting.

Earth Builders, L.P., contractor will set up traffic control at approximately 8:00 p.m., and work will continue through the night. The work on this part of the project should be completed by early morning on Friday, November 6.

Intermittent lane closures will take place on US 287 during the project. There will be no alternate route or detour provided.

The $5,436 million overpass project began in January 2015 and is expected to be completed at the end of March 2016.