Beginning Tuesday, TxDOT contract construction crews from Longview Bridge and Road, of Longview, are scheduled to begin approximately one year’s worth of work to add passing lanes to US 69 between Loop 564 in Mineola and FM 779 in Golden.

Crews will begin work by widening drainage structures in the work area.

The $2.8 million project let to contract in June and is scheduled for completion next summer.