Grand Parkway between I-45 and 59 Eastex Fwy opens
HOUSTON – The new stretch of the Grand Parkway is slated to open in time for Tuesday evening's rush hour.
The 15-mile stretch connects Interstate 45 just south of The Woodlands to Highway 59 in New Caney.
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and other top officials will take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1:30 p.m. on the parkway.
The TXDot project, which took three years to complete, will cut drive times for commuters who live in The Woodlands. Travelers can try it free for a week, starting Monday.