US 81 Near Bowie Reopens

TXDOT officials expect US 81 near Bowie to reopen Friday evening.  The highway has been shut down since mid-July for construction work on the railroad overpass.

A shoofly was built between Pelham and Decatur streets to help the flow of traffic.  TXDOT confirms work on the new overpass first began last November and should be officially complete by the end of this year.