Weekend construction: Major closures on East Loop, Southwest Freeway

HOUSTON – If you head out this weekend, work will affect several main highways around the Houston area.

KPRC 2′s traffic expert Anavid Reyes has a look at this weekend’s traffic trouble spots.

Southwest Freeway at IH-610 West Loop

  • Saturday Aug. 1, crews will close all mainlanes of I-69 Southwest Freeway southbound lanes at I-610 West Loop from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

IH-610 East Loop

  • Big closure on the I-610 East Loop southbound mainlanes at Port Houston/ Ship Channel Bridge will be closed starting 8 p.m. on Friday night until 5 a.m. on Monday Aug. 3. Traffic will be detoured to I-10. Multiple ramps will also be impacted.


  • Southbound service road on SH-288 will be closed between Southmore Boulevard to Binz Street. The closure will take place Friday until Monday 11 p.m. to 10 a.m.