I-45, Hwy. 290, I-10 lane closures scheduled in the Greater Houston area this weekend, Nov. 3-5

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The Texas Department of Transportation and the Harris County Toll Road Authority have announced multiple closures along major thoroughfares in the Greater Houston area this weekend, including a partial closure of I-45 in Downtown Houston.

Partial closure of I-45 in Downtown Houston scheduled for Nov. 4-9

Three northbound lanes of I-45 from Telephone Road to I-69 will close at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. One lane will reopen 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Another lane will reopen 5 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. The last lane will remain closed to traffic through Dec. 1. Drivers will be able to access direct connectors between I-45 and I-69.

Other I-45 closures

1. The northbound connector ramp from I-45 to westbound lanes of Beltway 8 South is closed continuously from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Drivers can exit at Scarsdale Boulevard and continue onto the frontage road of Beltway 8 South.

2. Two outside lanes of I-45 between Cullen Boulevard and the I-69 interchange are closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. The entrance ramp at Scott Street is also closed during this time.

3. The southbound entrance ramp from I-45 to the westbound lanes of Beltway 8 South and the connector ramp to westbound Beltway 8 South are closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Drivers can exit at Fuqua Road and continue onto the frontage road of Beltway 8 South.

4. Two outside lanes of I-45 southbound between Crosstimbers Street and Cavalcade Street are closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

5. The northbound frontage road at Broad Street is closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 3 p.m. through Dec. 31. Drivers can travel east on Broad Street, continue onto Telephone Road, travel onto Griggs Street and continue onto the I-45 frontage road.

Hwy. 290

1. One eastbound mainlane will be closed Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. from Hollister Road to Pinemont Drive.

2. The eastbound exit ramp to Fairbanks North Houston Road is closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Drivers can detour to the next exit.

3. The eastbound entrance ramp at Gessner Road is closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Drivers can detour to the next entrance.

4. The eastbound frontage road between Little York Road and Gessner Road is closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Drivers can detour by turning right onto West Little York Road, turning left on Hempstead Road, left on Gessner Road and continuing onto the eastbound frontage road.

5. The westbound frontage road between Northwest Central and Hollister Road is closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Drivers can detour by turning right on Northwest Central, left on West Tidwell Road and continuing onto Hollister Road or the westbound frontage road.

I-10

1. Westbound lanes of I-10 East from Loop 610 East to Wayside Drive/Hwy. 90 are closed continuously from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Drivers can detour to 610 North, continue to Hwy. 59 South and travel onto I-10. A detour is also available from 610 South to I-45 North to I-10.

2. Eastbound lanes of I-10 East between Freeport Boulevard and the San Jacinto River are closed nightly 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Friday, Nov. 3, to Thursday, Nov. 30. Two alternate lanes are available.

3. One eastbound lane of I-10 East between Freeport Boulevard and the San Jacinto River is closed daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Friday, Nov. 3, to Thursday, Nov. 30.

4. The right westbound lane of I-10 at I-45 North is closed until further notice.

Loop 610

1. The eastbound connector from Loop 610 South to I-45 northbound is closed continuously until 3 p.m. Dec. 31. Eastbound traffic can detour via the I-45 southbound connector ramp, exit at Broadway Street and U-turn.

2. The eastbound and westbound connector ramps from Loop 610 North to I-45 southbound are closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. Drivers can detour to I-45 northbound, exit at Crosstimbers Street, U-turn and continue onto I-45 southbound.

3. The eastbound frontage road of Loop 610 South is closed between Woodridge Drive and Hwy. 35 until 9 p.m. Dec. 31. Eastbound traffic can detour via the I-45 southbound connector ramp, exit at Broadway Street and U-turn.

I-69

1. Two inside lanes northbound from Newcastle Drive to Edloe Street are closed from 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6.

2. One inside lane southbound from Kirby Drive to Edloe Street is closed from 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6.

Sam Houston Tollway

1. Northbound and southbound lanes of the East Sam Houston Tollway will be closed at the East Toll Plaza from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly from Sunday, Nov. 5, to Monday, Nov. 6. Alternate lanes will be closed.

2. Eastbound and westbound lanes of the North Sam Houston Tollway will be closed at the North Toll Plaza from 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, to 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Alternating lanes will be closed.

3. Westbound lanes of the South Sam Houston Tollway are closed between Beamer and Mykawa roads from 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6.

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Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.

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