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6 traffic troublespots Houston drivers will want to avoid this weekend

HOUSTON – Drivers in the Houston area will want to avoid these places if they want to avoid getting caught in construction.

  1. Southwest Freeway northbound from Chimney Rock to Newcastle: Two inside lanes, closed from 9 p.m. Friday to noon Sunday.
  2. Northwest Freeway westbound from 34th to Pinemont: Three alternate lanes closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.
  3. Hardy Toll Road southbound connector ramp to the North Loop eastbound: Closed from 8:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.
  4. North Loop eastbound connector ramp to the Eastex Freeway southbound and northbound: Closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.
  5. SH-225 eastbound mainlanes and frontage road at Beltway 8: Closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.
  6. Gulf Freeway northbound and southbound connector ramp to Beltway 8 southbound: Closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

Track real-time traffic conditions in the Houston area at Click2Houston.com/traffic.