|TxDOT is beginning construction on a 36-month project that will widen US 287 in Ellis County..
$64 million project will widen the existing 2-lane undivided highway in Ellis County to
a 4-lane urban freeway with separate
interchanges and frontage roads. The main lanes of US 287 will
ultimately pass over Ensign Road, FM 1183 and Rudd Road. Frontage roads
will be continuous and will have stop signs at these three cross
During construction, temporary, fully signalized intersections will be maintained where US 287 crosses the three
The 4.4-mile project is being led by Fluor Enterprises, Inc., a global contract engineering firm with an office
Motorists are urged to be mindful of workers in the construction zone. TxDOT asks for the patience of the traveling public
during this project.