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New goal for 287

Ennis Daily News photo by Nick Todaro / The embankment next to the U.S. 287 construction site has been up long enough that bluebonnets and other growth have sprouted there. After months of delays because of a bankruptcy filing by its former contractor, the site work is starting up again.

Nick Todaro, nick@ennisdailynews.com

The ongoing saga of construction at the U.S. 287 bypass has a new estimated completion date in March 2013.

After J.C. Evans Construction Holdings declared bankruptcy and pulled up stakes in late 2011, the original December 2012 timetable was out the window. As Anderson Columbia, a Florida-based firm, took over the project and re-evaluated the construction schedule, it became clear that the lost time due to the bankruptcy was going to be at least three months.

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