Drivers should expect delay in Winkler County due to construction

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WInkler County -- Drivers in Winkler County should be expecting some traffic delays.

Construction has begun around highway 302 and Highway 18.

TXDOT said the project will rebuild parts of the highways on the east side of Kermit.

It will add rumble strips on the center line and on shoulder of the road.
Some lanes of traffic are expected to be closed during the day with flaggers stopping traffic in work areas.

Currently there are no night time road closures scheduled.

The project is expected to be completed in February of next year, it has a price tag of about 7.9 Million dollars.