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Not yet. According to Tony Hartzel, spokesman for the Dallas District, TxDOT employees are continuing to negotiate a "takeover" contract for the job. 

"They're still in discussions. It's an unusual process," he said. 

Texas Department of Transportation officials canceled the original $35 million contract with Munilla Construction Management after finding the company in default. (MCM disputed the finding, but still lost the contract.)  

Since then, TxDOT has been in talks with the company's bonding agency and other construction companies to finish the work. The project will widen FM2181 (Teasley Lane) to six lanes between Lillian Miller Parkway and FM2499 and was supposed to be finished by March 2020. 

Hartzel said the new completion date will be further into 2020.

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