Grissom Road widening underway, and other transportation updates

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Ongoing projects

Grissom Road widening

Contractors have begun a project to widen Grissom Road in League City between Abigail Lane and West NASA Road from two to four lanes. The westbound lanes will be built first, followed by the eastbound lanes. As part of the project, street drainage will be improved, and contractors will install a new 12-inch water line from the city’s north booster station to West NASA Road.

Timeline: April 2022-April 2023

Cost: $8.53 million

Funding source: city of League City

Upcoming projects

Hobbs Road extension to FM 517

Hobbs Road will be extended to the south to connect with FM 517. The new road will be about 1,880 feet long and four lanes wide, though League City will construct only the two southbound lanes.

Timeline: fall 2023-TBD

Cost: $3.93 million

Funding source: city of League City
By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake 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. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.