The city of Conroe will begin design engineering in January for the Old Conroe Road extension project. The roughly $100 million project will extend the four-lane thoroughfare to Sgt. Ed Holcomb Boulevard South. Estimated timeline: 2021-TBD
The Texas Department of Transportation broke ground in October on a $14.9 million project to widen FM 1097 between I-45 and Anderson Road in Willis from two lanes to four lanes and add a continuous left-turn lane. Estimated timeline: Oct. 15, 2018-third quarter 2020
Montgomery County broke ground in November on a $5.5 million project to expand Lake Creek bridge, located along Fish Creek Thoroughfare in Montgomery, by creating a two-lane bridge parallel to it. Estimated timeline: Nov. 15, 2018-November 2019
Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.