U.S. 277 Deteriorates, Gravel Destroys Windshields, Damages Auto Body Paint

State’s Soverign Immunity Protects TxDOT from Liability

Posted 11/22/22

Auto body shops and glass repair firms report receiving hundreds of calls from people with glass and paint damage sustained on U.S. 277 south of San Angelo.

Highway contractor Ronald R. Wagner & Company, LP of Kendalia, Texas carried out seal coating work on long stretches of the highway in September. About a month ago the oil & gravel surface began disintegrating with the first damage appearing just north of the Schleicher/Tom Green County line, south of Christoval.

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