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Lane Closures / Utility Disruptions

Traffic, Lane closures, detours;

 oh my!

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SH 36/US 59 intersection to close March 24-March 26:

March 24, 2017: The intersection at SH 36/US 59 will close from March 24, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. until March 26 at 5:00 a.m. for bridge work. Police officers will be on-duty to assist with traffic flow. The detour will be FM 2218 and Spur 10.

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.

FM 2218/US 59 intersection to close March 17-March 19:

March 17: The intersection at FM 2218 and US 59 will close from March 17, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. until March 19, 2017 at 5:00 a.m. for bridge work. Police officers will be on-duty to assist with traffic flow. The detour will be SH 36 and Reading Rd.

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.

FM 1640 at Damon Street signal light removal:

February 27, 2017: TXDOT will be removing the signal light at FM 1640 and Damon Street on Monday, February 27th. This will eliminate the blinking yellow light on FM 1640. Message boards are in place to notify traffic and remind drivers that cross-traffic does not stop.

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.

 Old Richmond Road and Jennetta Street Reconstruction:

February 1, 2017: Old Richmond Road is now completely open from 8th Street to Lane Drive at 90A. Jennetta Street will now be reduced to one-way southbound from Old Richmond Road to 90A for reconstruction.

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

One Way Pairs (Avenue H and Avenue I):

January 30, 2017: Avenue H (US 90A) and Avenue I (FM 1640) will be converted to one way traffic thoroughfares for construction and final configuration. Avenue H (US 90A) will be converted to westbound traffic flow and the limits will be from west of Millie Street to Frost Street. Avenue I (FM 1640) will be converted to eastbound traffic flow and the limits will be from Frost Street to Louise Street. The primary cross street will be 1st Street (SH 36), but any of the other cross streets between Frost Street and Millie Street can be utilized.

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

US 59 frontage road between Isleib and Cottonwood Church Road:

January 26, 2017: The 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 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.

US 59 entrance ramp before SH 36:

The northbound entrance ramp on 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.