SH 249 Harris County - BW 8 to I-45 North


TxDOT is initiating this study to identify improvements to SH 249 in Harris County, from BW 8 to I-45 North. The purpose of the study is  to enhance mobility and operational efficiency; accommodate current and future traffic demands; and to improve safety at intersections.

Current Conditions

Currently, SH 249 has three travel lanes in each direction with a turn lane in the median.

Proposed Improvements

Proposed alternative improvements include the following:

  • Addition of at-grade lanes
  • Addition of at-grade lanes as well as grade separations at major intersections

The build alternatives would also include pedestrian and bicycle accommodations in accordance with The Americans with Disabilities Act requirements. The proposed project would require additional right of way, resulting in potential displacements. 

Next Steps

  • Public involvement to determine a recommended alternative
  • Develop schematic based on public input
  • Prepare environmental documents
  • Begin design process

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Contact Us

Please reference this project number: 0720-03-131
TxDOT Houston District
(713) 802-5076

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