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Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
News Release
Friday, November 09, 2018

Mainlane construction keeps moving forward

HOUSTON – TxDOT will open an additional US 290 westbound mainlane between FM 529 and SH 6/FM 1960 to motorists the morning of November 12, 2018.  Crews will work this weekend to finalize pavement markings, place sign structures and safely switch traffic to the new lanes. This work will require total mainlane closures listed below:

  • Total closure of US 290 westbound mainlanes from FM 529 to Eldridge Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday, November 9, to 5 a.m. Monday, November 12: Motorists will be detoured to the FM 529 exit, continue on the westbound frontage road, and re-enter the mainlanes after Eldridge Parkway.
  • Total closure of US 290 eastbound mainlanes from FM 1960 to FM 529 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 10th : Motorists will be detoured to the SH 6/FM 1960 exit, continue on the eastbound frontage road, and re-enter the mainlanes after FM 529.

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

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 or


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