Plan ahead for these Hwy. 249, Baker Drive, FM 1774 lane closures Aug. 3-5

Several lane closures are on the books for Aug. 3-5 in Tomball and Magnolia.

Several lane closures are on the books for Aug. 3-5 in Tomball and Magnolia.

The Texas Department of Transportation and Houston TranStar database have announced lane closures beginning Saturday, Aug. 3 in Tomball and Magnolia.


Hwy. 249

  • One alternating lane of the frontage road both northbound and southbound between FM 2920 and Spring Creek is closed 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3.

  • One alternating lane of the northbound frontage road will be closed between FM 2920 and Spring Creek from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from Monday, Aug. 5, to Saturday, Aug. 10.

  • One alternating lane of the southbound frontage road will be closed between Spring Creek and FM 2920 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from Monday, Aug. 5, to Saturday, Aug. 10.







Baker Drive

  • There will be a total closure of Baker Drive eastbound and westbound at Hwy. 249 from noon to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5. Eastbound drivers from Lone Star College-Tomball can detour by turning right on the southbound Hwy. 249 frontage road and making a U-turn at Brown Road to travel northbound on Hwy. 249 to Baker Drive. Westbound drivers can turn right on the northbound Hwy. 249 frontage road and make a U-turn at Zion Road to continue southbound on Hwy. 249 and right onto Baker Drive.







FM 1774

  • One alternating lane northbound and southbound is closed between Nichols Sawmill Road and FM 1486 in Magnolia from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3.

  • One inside lane westbound on FM 1774 is closed between FM 1486 and FM 1488 in Magnolia from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3.

  • One alternating lane northbound and southbound is closed between FM 1486 and Mill Creek Drive in Todd Mission from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Monday, Aug. 5, to Saturday, Aug. 10.




By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

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 for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these 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.