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Letting for George Richey Road construction set for November

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LONGVIEW/GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) - In Gregg County, contract bidding could open for a long-awaited highway extension in North Longview as early as November.

Texas transportation commissioners approved more than $3 million in highway bond money to extend George Richey Road.

The road now connects Gladewater and White Oak with Northwest Longview -- but by 2017 -- plans are to extend the road four miles east to U.S. 259 North.

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