We may soon see relief. TxDOT plans to excavate dirt and pavement under the I-10 and Harper Highway intersection to provide more clearance for trucks passing under the overpass. The clearance used to be about 16′-8″, but now is only 15′-5″. Trucks with big loads heading east have to exit at Harper Highway, and drive along Highway 27 all the way through Comfort before re-entering the interstate.
The project will cost approximately $6 million. Part of the high cost is due to the fact that the ramps will also have to be re-worked since the roadway will actually be lower.
Read more at http://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/State-to-lower-Interstate-10-to-regain-adequate-6816367.php