The TxDOT Houston District is proposing to widen FM 1488 from two to four lanes between BU 290 and Joseph Road in Waller and Harris Counties. The project purpose and need is to improve connectivity, increase mobility, and improve safety along FM 1488.
The existing roadway is a two lane, undivided roadway with 12-foot travel lanes and 5-foot shoulders. Open ditches are located on the north and south sides of the roadway. Flush medians are located within several of the communities located within the project area.
Current right of way (ROW) widths are typically 80-feet, with a maximum width of 120 feet.
The proposed improvements include:
Reference the following project number: 0409-03-012
TxDOT Houston District