HOUSTON – TxDOT will continue work this weekend on I-45 Gulf Freeway from FM 528 to Scarsdale Boulevard as crews work toward substantial completion of the I-45 South project, which will open the remaining two northbound lanes mid-May.
Beginning 9 p.m., Friday, May 5, until 5 a.m., Monday, May 8, the following will be closed:
May 12 to May 15
The tentative opening date for the HOV extension is Summer 2017 up to El Dorado and Spring 2018 for the NASA bypass.
As work comes to a close on the I-45 projects from Beltway 8 to Bay Area Boulevard, work will ramp up on the next portion of the I-45/Gulf Freeway widening into Galveston County.
The project stretching from FM 518 to FM 517 began earlier this year and will add two additional mainlanes and one additional frontage road lane.
Beginning 9 p.m. Friday, May 5, until 5 a.m., Monday, May 8, the following will be closed:
Motorists will need to exit at FM 518 onto the frontage road and re-enter the mainlanes south of FM 517.
Motorists should expect delays and are strongly encouraged to seek alternate routes. Officers will be on-site to assist with traffic control.
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