I-69 at Loop 610 to be closed in Houston Sept. 18-19

The Texas Department of Transportation will close the northbound and southbound main lanes of I-69 Southwest Freeway at West Loop 610 at separate times Sept. 18-19. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)
The Texas Department of Transportation will close the northbound and southbound main lanes of I-69 Southwest Freeway at West Loop 610 at separate times Sept. 18-19. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)

The Texas Department of Transportation will close the northbound and southbound main lanes of I-69 Southwest Freeway at West Loop 610 at separate times Sept. 18-19. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)

The northbound and southbound main lanes of I-69 at West Loop 610 will be closed at separate times this weekend, Sept. 18-19, the Texas Department of Transportation announced Sept. 16.

On Saturday, Sept. 18, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., crews will close the I-69 Southwest Freeway northbound main lanes at West Loop 610. On Sunday, Sept. 19 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., crews will then close the I-69 Southwest Freeway southbound main lanes at West Loop 610.


Meanwhile, crews will continue construction on the new I-69 northbound connector ramp to West Loop 610 northbound, which spans over the main lanes of I-69 Southwest Freeway and is expected to open later this year.

Motorists should expect delays and may want to consider an alternate route. Police will be on-site to assist with traffic control.

The closure comes as crews continue to work on the $259 million I-69/Loop 610 interchange project, which seeks to significantly enhance safety and improve mobility by widening the connector ramps to two lanes, increasing sight distances, and providing remedies to eliminate weaving.
By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.


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