US 79 to close overnight Tuesday for repair

FM 487 detoured in town through Tuesday

TxDOT has been informed by the David Akin with the City of Rockdale that the city will have to close parts of roadways starting today through Wednesday to repair a water leak in Rockdale.

TxDOT public information officer Bob Colwell said crews have already shut down FM 487 from Cameron Avenue (US 79) to Mill Avenue on Monday and will have that area closed Tuesday as well.  A detour will be available via Mill Avenue and Main Street (FM 908) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

From 10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, US 79 will be shut down from Wilcox Street west to Main Street (FM 908).  A detour will be available via Wilcox, Mill and Main.

Check back to this website for further updates as they become available.


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