TxDOT begins Hwy 285 widening project

FORT STOCKTON - A project to extend a five-lane section of Highway 285 a little more than a mile north of Fort Stockton is scheduled to begin today, June 19th.

The project is designed to improve safety for vehicles making left turns. The project is scheduled to take about three months to complete and should be finished by early fall.

The speed limit in the work zone will be reduced to 55 miles per hour.