HOUSTON -

TOTAL CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SH 146 AT PORT ROAD

* This will allow the contractor to hang steel beams across the freeway for the southbound connector ramp being built.

Crews will be closing the northbound and southbound mainlanes of SH 146 at Port Road in east Harris County beginning Friday, March 9 at 9 p.m. until Monday, March 12 at 5 a.m. The closures are necessary for crews to construct the planned southbound connector ramp from SH 146 to Port Rd.

Motorists can expect delays and congested conditions during the course of the construction. Travelers are advised to seek alternate routes and allow for extra time to arrive at their destination.

Traffic will be detoured to the northbound and southbound frontage roads during the closure and police officers will be onsite to assist with traffic control.