6 transportation projects in Conroe and Montgomery

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Upcoming Projects

1. Wilson Road, Foster Drive sidewalks
Bidding has begun for new sidewalks along (1A) Wilson Road and (1B) Foster Drive. The project will add sidewalks along Wilson Road and Plantation Drive to Hillcrest as well as replace the sidewalks along Foster Drive.

Timeline: August-TBD
Cost: $427,000
Funding sources: Federal, city of Conroe

2. Conroe bus routes and sidewalks
Survey and sign work is done on a combined project to improve 16 bus stops, seven bus stop shelters and eight benches, and to install 2,175 feet of sidewalks along Sgt. Ed Holcomb Boulevard from Conroe 9th Grade High School Campus to FM 2854.

Timeline: TBD
Cost: $664,000
Funding source: city of Conroe

Ongoing projects

3. Pollok, Conroe Park Drive lights
Temporary traffic control has been implemented along Pollok Drive and Conroe Park Drive while traffic signals are being installed. Larry Young Paving is currently working on the driveway tie-ins and underground stabilization.

Timeline: March 19 -Dec. 14
Cost: $7.41 million
Funding source: Conroe Industrial Development Corp.

4. Brass Nail Road extension
This project expands Brass Nail Road and extends Grace Crossing. Construction began in June to add pavement, storm sewers and drainage ditches.

Timeline: June 3-Sept. 15
Cost: $1.34 million
Funding source: city of Conroe

5. Hwy. 105 waterline extension
Construction has begun along Hwy. 105 to extend its water lines from Beech Road to McCaleb Road and along McCaleb to just north of Copelan Chapel Road. Contractor D. L. Elliot is slated to finish the project in August.

Timeline: April 1-Aug.11
Cost: $842,410
Funding source: city of Conroe

6. Camelot Street extension
The extension of 2,600 feet of concrete pavement and storm sewers along Camelot Street from its south end to Sgt. Ed Holcomb Boulevard is underway and is set to be completed by the end of August by contractor Triple B Services. The project will also add 2,600 feet of water lines to the area.

Timeline: May 2-Aug. 30
Cost: $1.32 million
Funding source: city of Conroe

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Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now covers the Conroe Independent School District, Montgomery City Council and transportation.
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