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Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Transportation
Texas Department of Transportation
News Release
Friday, October 12, 2018

HOUSTON – Crews will place the first beams for the new SH 6/FM 1960 bridge this weekend.

To facilitate the work, crews will perform several total closures in the area beginning Friday, October 12 at 8 p.m. through Monday, October 15 at 5 a.m.

  • Total closure of the US 290 eastbound mainlanes at Huffmeister.

Motorists will detour to the eastbound frontage road and re-enter the mainlanes after SH 6/FM 1960.

  • Total closure of the US 290 westbound mainlanes at West Road.

Motorists will be detoured to the westbound frontage road and re-enter the mainlanes after FM 1960.

  • Total closure of the US 290 eastbound Telge entrance ramp and the US 290 eastbound exit ramp to SH 6/FM 1960.

Motorists will be detoured to the entrance ramp from SH 6/FM 1960 and the exit ramp to Eldridge Parkway.

  • Total closure of the US 290 eastbound frontage road at SH 6/FM 1960 from 12 a.m.  Sunday, October 14, to 5 a.m. Monday, October 15.

Motorists will be detoured right on SH 6, U-turn at Hempstead to SH 6 northbound frontage road, right on US 290 eastbound frontage road.

  • Total Closure of SH 6 northbound under US 290. Motorists will be detoured right on the US 290 eastbound frontage road, U-turn at Eldridge to US 290 westbound frontage road to SH 6/FM 1960.
  • Total Closure of FM 1960 southbound at Wortham Boulevard. Motorists will be detoured right on Wortham Boulevard, left on Wortham Center Drive, right on US 290 westbound frontage road, U-turn at Huffmeister to US 290 eastbound frontage road to SH 6/FM 1960.
  • Closure of an alternate lane of the US 290 westbound frontage road from SH 6/FM 1960 exit ramp to Wortham Center Drive.

Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to consider an alternate route. Police officers will be on site to assist with traffic control.

To learn more about these roadway closures in particular, please visit www.my290.com or www.houstontranstar.org.

To see an animation of what the new bridge will look like when completed, please visit www.my290.com.

All closures are subject to change due to inclement weather. Follow us on Twitter @my290Houston.

To learn more about the US 290 Program or the roadway closures related to this work, please visit www.my290.com or www.houstontranstar.org.





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Remembering Jim Guidry


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