Archaeological discovery pauses roadwork on section of Loop 49 in Tyler

A archaeological site has been found on Loop 49.

TYLER - Contractors working on the Loop 49 extension have temporarily halted construction in a small area after an archeological discovery.

A spokesperson for NET RMA confirms the find, but cannot go into details on what was discovered, or give an exact location.

The find is under investigation by NET RMA.

TXDOT has archeologist on site.

The discovery is not expected to impact the completion date of the project, according to project director Everett Owen. 

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