The Texas Department of Transportation says work is about to begin on adding a continuous left turn lane to Moores Lane in Texarkana, Texas.

The lane will be added to almost 1.5 miles of the roadway between Richmond and Summerhill Roads. Longview Bridge and road of Longview, Texas was awarded the contract for the project with a low bid of $1.9 million dollars.

Work on the project should begin in August and take about 15 months to complete.