Overpass construction on Highway 71 and 95 set for Monday

The Texas Department of Transportation is setting the bridge beams for eastbound and westbound overpass structures on State Highway 71 and State Highway 95 on Monday, Oct. 16. 

The City of Bastrop says State Highway 95 and Jackson Street at State Highway 71 will be closed throughout the evening on Monday, Oct. 16 following the Bastrop High School Homecoming parade around 8 p.m. The crossover is expected to reopen by 6 a.m. Tuesday. 

The city says the inside lane of State Highway 71 westbound will be closed as the work continues and for drivers to expect delays. 

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