I-45 closures to watch for in the Bay Area from Jan. 29-Feb.7

From FM 1764 to FM 1765, two of three I-45 main lanes will be closed the weekend of Jan. 30. (Community Impact staff)
From FM 1764 to FM 1765, two of three I-45 main lanes will be closed the weekend of Jan. 30. (Community Impact staff)

From FM 1764 to FM 1765, two of three I-45 main lanes will be closed the weekend of Jan. 30. (Community Impact staff)

The Texas Department of Transportation will be switching I-45 southbound main lanes into the next construction phase this weekend, which could result in delays for motorists.

From FM 1764 to FM 1765, two of three I-45 main lanes will be closed, according to a news release from the city of La Marque. This will involve the closures of exit and entrance ramps beginning at 9 p.m. Jan. 29 and ending 5 a.m. Feb. 1. During the times of the short-term closures, contractors will stop traffic and resume service in short bursts.



During the weekend of Feb. 6, the Holland Road overpass will be removed along I-45 to begin a multiphase construction project. The project involves the Holland intersection being flipped so I-45 passes over Holland, then constructing a new intersection so I-45 passes over Lago Mar Boulevard. The intersections for Holland and Lago Mar will be open to east-west traffic by the end of 2022, per TxDOT documents.

Residents can register for Houston TranStar Road Closure alerts to receive the most up to date and accurate information. All closures are subject to change due to weather, emergency work, or other events.

Click here for links to detour maps and more about the I-45/Holland project.

By Colleen Ferguson
A native central New Yorker, Colleen Ferguson worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. Colleen graduated from Syracuse University in 2019, where she worked for the campus's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange, with a degree in Newspaper and Online Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a degree in Spanish language and culture. Colleen previously interned with The Journal News/lohud, where she covered the commute in the greater New York City area.

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