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Officials to celebrate grand opening of south portion of U.S. 87 truck relief route

(Source: Texas Department of Transportation) (Source: Texas Department of Transportation)
BIG SPRING, TX (KWES) -

The Texas Department of Transportation along with several other agencies will be celebrating the grand opening of the south portion of U.S. Highway 87 truck relief route on Tuesday.

The grand opening ceremony will be held at 11 a.m.

The route will be called the William B. Crooker Memorial Highway.

TxDOT officials said the truck relief route through Big Spring will improve mobility across the Lone Star State while addressing safety, congestion and connectivity.

We're told Congressman Randy Neugebauer, Senator Kel Seliger, Representative Drew Darby and several other officials will be at the grand opening.

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