HOUSTON – Drivers in Northwest Harris County may have a faster commute into downtown Houston starting Monday, according to METRO.
METRO opened a new 7-mile HOV/HOT lane extension on US Highway 290 Monday.
The entrance/ exit ramp is located just east of Mason Road.
Drivers can enter the Express Lane from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. and exit from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays.
The extension is among the last parts of the $2.1 billion rebuild of US-290.