IT SEEMS LIKE THE CONSTRUCTION ON HIGHWAY 84 HAS BEEN GOING ON FOREVER. FOX44’S EMILY KAYE SHOWS US WHAT THE PROBLEM IS. WE’VE GOTTEN A LOT OF CALLS AND EMAILS ABOUT THE CONSTRUCTION GOING ON HERE ON HIGHWAY 84. EVERYONE IS WONDERING WHY IT SEEMS THAT TEX DOT IS REPEATEDLY RIPPING THE ASPHALT OFF THE ROAD AND THEN COVERING IT UP AGAIN. SO WE CALLED KEN ROBERTS WHO IS THE AREA SPOKESPERSON FOR TEX DOT AND ASKED WHAT’S GOING ON. HE TOLD FOX 44 NEWS THE PROJECT STARTED IN JUNE OF 20-18 TO RESURFACE 84 — BUT EQUIPMENT ISSUES DELAYED THE PROJECT SO MUCH THAT IT WAS ENTERING THE COLD AND RAINY SEASON. SO CREWS DECIDED TO PUT ON A TEMPORARY TOP, TO… IN HIS WORDS — ARMOR THE ROAD FROM THE ELEMENTS. WHEN THE TEMPERATURES WARMED UP THE CREWS WENT BACK TO WORK. WHICH INCLUDED STRIPPING THE ROAD AGAIN AND APPLYING NEW ASPHALT. THE GOOD NEWS IN ALL OF THIS — ROBERTS SAYS THE PROJECT SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF THIS MONTH. IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT SOMETHING HAPPENING IN CENTRAL TEXAS — EMAIL IT TO NEWS AT K-W-K-T DOT COM AND WE’LL MAKE SURE IT IS ASKED AND ANSWERED. EMILY KAYE FOX 44 NEWS. CHECK OUT THIS RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS! A KILLEN POLICE OFFICER WAS

TxDOT speaks on Highway 84 construction
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