Major Weekend Closures of I-69 and Williams Way Boulevard

Contact: Deidrea George

Phone: (713) 802-5072

Date: June 2, 2017

HOUSTON – Work continues this weekend on the I-69 project in Fort Bend County as crews work to complete a project milestone that includes the demolition of the Williams Way bridge.

To facilitate the work, crews will perform a total closure this weekend between FM 762 and SH 99 Grand Parkway.

  • Beginning at 9 p.m., Friday, June 2, until 5 a.m. on Monday, June 5, crews will completely close I-69 Southwest Freeway between FM 762 and SH 99 Grand Parkway.

Motorists traveling southbound will need to take the Williams Way exit and detour to the I-69 frontage road and re-enter at the next entrance ramp. Motorists traveling northbound will also take the Williams Way exit, detour to the frontage road and re-enter at the next entrance ramp.

  • Crews will also close the Williams Way bridge beginning at 8 p.m. for demolition.

The existing bridge will be removed and reconstructed as an at-grade intersection. It will take approximately three months to complete this work. To access Williams Way, motorists traveling east will take I-69 southbound and take a left at FM 762 to access I-69 northbound and take the Williams Way exit. To access Williams Way traveling west, motorists will need to take I-69 northbound to SH 99, U-turn to I-69 southbound and take the Williams Way exit.

The demolition of the Williams Way bridge is part of the $156 million project which includes widening the existing four mainlanes to eight mainalnes, frontage road work and the construction of two-way HOV lanes.

The project began September 2014 and is scheduled for completion the first quarter of 2019.

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