I-45 connectors to FM 1764 closed until mid-November

(Courtesy Fotolia)
(Courtesy Fotolia)

(Courtesy Fotolia)

The I-45 southbound connector to FM 1764 and the FM 1764 northbound connector to I-45 are both closed from July 14 through mid-November, according to a Texas Department of Transportation news release.

As part of the yearslong project to widen I-45 from six to eight lanes from Houston to Galveston, both connector ramps will be demolished and rebuilt. Work in the area includes excavation for the retaining walls, drainage improvements, embankment building and concrete paving, according to the release.


For the next several months, motorists going from I-45 to FM 1764 or vice versa will have to use detours.

Southbound motorists will exit at Century Boulevard, take a left on Century and turn right onto FM 1764. Those traveling north on FM 1764 will exit onto the frontage road to reach the I-45 main lanes, the release reads.

The four-month project is one of several along I-45 in Galveston County. For more information, visit houstontranstar.org or facebook.com/txdothouston.
By Jake Magee
Jake Magee has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper.

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