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Lane Closures / Utility Disruptions

Traffic, Lane closures, detours;

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 FM 762 lane closure at I-69 (US 59):

June 24, 2017: TXDOT will close 1 outside southbound lane on FM 762 at I-69 (US 59) from 10:30 am – 2:00 pm.

Questions can be directed to TxDOT Public Information Office at 713-802-5076, or go to http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/construction/ for current construction road closures.

Damon Street closure:

May 25, 2017: TXDOT will be closing Damon Street between FM1640 and 90A for reconstruction. This closure will be for many weeks. Low profile concrete barriers will be placed across Damon at FM1640. FM1640 will also be reduced to one lane while barriers are set up on Thursday and possibly Friday.

Questions can be directed to TxDOT Public Information Office at 713-802-5076, or go to http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/construction/ for current construction road closures.

Williams Way Overpass closure:

June 2, 2017: TXDOT will be closing the Williams Way Overpass to begin the demolition and reconstruction. This will take approximately 3 months to complete. The detour during this closure will be as follows:

Williams Way going East – I-69 southbound to FM 762, FM 762 to I-69 northbound, exit Williams Way.

Williams Way going West – I-69 northbound to SH 99, U-Turn to I-69 southbound and exit Williams Way.

Questions can be directed to TxDOT Public Information Office at 713-802-5076, or go to http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/construction/ for current construction road closures.

Reading Road center turn lane:

As part of the Reading Road Center Turn Lane Project, traffic counters will be placed on Reading Road between Allwright Street and Industrial Pkwy. Counters will also be placed at the three intersections within these limits including Vista Drive. These counters will be installed by TEDSI on either Sunday or Monday, to obtain a seven day traffic count.

Questions regarding the counters can be directed to Program Director of Capital Projects Melissa Peña at 832-595-3500.

Jennetta Street Reconstruction:

May 23, 2017: Jennetta Street has been reopened for one-way southbound traffic from Old Richmond Road to Avenue H using the northbound lane. “Do-not enter” signage and barricades are set at Avenue H. Avenue F at Jennetta is now temporarily closed for reconstruction. The contractor anticipates a few more weeks to complete the project, weather permitting.

April 24, 2017: The contractor will be closing Jennetta at Old Richmond Road and also at Avenue H on Monday April 24, 2017 to reconstruct the southbound lane of Jennetta. The northbound lane is complete and will be used for access and egress from Avenue F for Jennetta residences and businesses. Emergency vehicle and trash pickup access is coordinated for Jennetta. Jennetta will remain closed for several weeks until the reconstruction is completed.

For more information, please contact Program Director of Capital Projects Melissa Peña at 832-595-3500.

SH 36 lane closure at I-69 (US 59) bridge:

March 31, 2017:  Williams Brothers will begin the next phase on the SH 36 bridge at I-69 (US 59) on Friday, March 31, 2017. In this phase, the public will lose one southbound lane on SH 36 under the bridge. This will continue until the bridge work is completed. There will be two lanes under the bridge going south, the left lane will have mandatory left lane turns. The lane next to the mandatory left turning lanes will be an option lane.

Questions can be directed to TxDOT Public Information Office at 713-802-5076, or go to http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/construction/ for current construction road closures.

Walger and Mulcahy Street Reconstruction:

March 20, 2017: Weather permitting, the Road Reconstruction Project will begin March 20th on Walger and Mulcahy Street.  The roads will be closed to thru traffic during this time.  City staff will collect trash on Wednesdays, when the roadway is under construction.  Door hangers will be placed a week ahead of time to notify residents of the road construction.  We ask residents to find alternate routes during this time.

Please see the attached map[PDF]. For more information, please contact Public Works Director Rigo Calzoncin at 832-595-3500.

FM 529 and Junker Road closure:

March 6, 2017: Junker Road will be closed permanently beginning March 6, 2017. Union Pacific will be adding an additional railroad track to the existing two tracks. Since there will now be three tracks at the intersection of Junker Road and Spur 529, the trains could potentially cause further delays for drivers Union Pacific has decided to close the intersection permanently.

I-69 (US 59) frontage road between Isleib and Cottonwood Church Road:

January 26, 2017: The I-69 (US 59) frontage road between Isleib Road and Cottonwood Church Road will no longer be two-way traffic; the public will only be allowed to go north on the frontage road.

TXDOT will be closing the southbound, middle lane,  crossover at Cottonwood Church Road on 1-26-17 and it will remain closed until I-69 (US 59) main lanes are built in that area. As of now the northbound crossover for Spur 529 will remain open.

Questions can be directed to the TXDOT Public Information Office at 713-802-5076, or go to http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/construction/ for current road closures.

I-69 (US 59) entrance ramp before SH 36:

The northbound entrance ramp on I-69 (US 59) (right before SH 36) is closed and will be closed for nearly a year. Traffic will be moved to the shoulder and the new ramp will be built in the next phase.