Weekend construction: 3 areas Houston drivers will want to avoid
HOUSTON – Road construction in Metro Houston continues in full force this weekend, with three specific locations that could cause you delays. Weekend construction at the Southwest Freeway/West Loop interchange continues this weekend. In addition, the southbound West Loop frontage road between Richmond and Westpark will be closed. The southbound feeder on the West Loop between Richmond and Westpark Drive will be closed all weekend. I-10/I-45 InterchangeThe connector ramps from eastbound and westbound I-10 to northbound I-45 will be closed this weekend.
Houston’s biggest road projects: The Grand Parkway
HOUSTON – One of the largest, longest-running freeway projects in Greater Houston is the Grand Parkway. That first section, Segment D, extends from the Southwest Freeway to the Katy Freeway on Houston’s southwest side. The eleven segments of the Grand Parkway. To see details on the current construction, check out the updated Grand Parkway Segment H and I project sheet. For additional Information on the Grand Parkway, here are other helpful links:
Houston’s biggest road projects: The West Loop/Southwest Freeway Interchange rebuild
In 2019, the West Loop between the Katy Freeway and the Southwest Freeway was named the most congested highway segment in the state of Texas, and now in the country, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. The ongoing intricate, mega-sized project to rebuild the West Loop/Southwest Freeway interchange is aimed to help alleviate some of that congestion while also improving safety along this stretch of road.
Houston’s biggest road projects: The North Houston Highway Improvement Project
The North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP) is slated to be the biggest construction project in a generation in the Houston area. It entails widening the North Freeway, I-45, from the North Sam Houston Tollway to Downtown Houston. North Houston Highway Improvement Project Segments 1, 2 and 3. North Houston Highway Improvement Project Segment 1Segment 2:This segment of the project includes the portion of the North Freeway between Downtown Houston and IH-610. Construction on the massive, expansive North Houston Highway Improvement Project has not yet begun.