Work Will Begin on the I-69 Eastex Southbound Bridge Over Little York this Weekend

Contact: Danny Perez

Phone: (713) 802-5077

Date: Sept. 4, 2019

Sep. 4, 2019

HOUSTON – The Texas Department of Transportation will begin major work on the I-69 Eastex Freeway southbound bridge over Little York this weekend. Crews will demolish and reconstruct the bridge deck.

The project begins September 6 and is anticipated to take a month and half to complete.

Starting Sep. 6 at 9 p.m. through Sep. 9 at 5 a.m., crews will close all mainlanes of I-69 Eastex southbound at Little York to prepare the roadway for the reconfigured lanes. Traffic will be detoured to the I-69 Eastex southbound exit to Hopper, continue on the frontage road through the signalized intersections to reenter the I-69 Eastex southbound mainlanes.

There will also be additional closures during construction:

  • I-69 Eastex southbound from Mount Houston to Little York, two alternating mainlanes will be closed starting on Sep. 9 at 5am until Oct. 16 at 5 a.m.
  • I-69 Eastex southbound entrance ramp from Mount Houston will be closed starting Sep. 5 at 8 p.m. until Oct. 16 at 5 a.m.
  • I-69 Eastex southbound exit ramps to Jensen, Saunders and Parker will be closed Sep. 23 at 5 a.m. until Oct. 16 at 5 a.m. Traffic will be detoured to the Tidwell exit ramp and U-turn onto the I-69 Eastex northbound frontage road to reach Jensen, Saunders and Parker.

Review the project worksheet or visit Houston TransStar website for scheduled lane closures in the Houston District related to this project. All closures are subject to change due to inclement weather. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


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