TYLER - The Texas Department of Transportation has opened the 5.9-mile Segment 3A on Toll 49, which connects TX 155 near Noonday to TX 31 between Tyler and Chandler.
Segment 3A is the fifth segment of the two-lane toll project to open. The combined segments connect TX 31 to TX 110 near Whitehouse. Construction on Segment 3A began in 2009.
The $38 million project was funded through some traditional state highway funds, funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and local partnerships.
Segment 3B, which will allow drivers to access I-20, is slated to open in spring 2013.
Read more at the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
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