Check out four transportation projects in Conroe

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Wilson Road, Foster Drive sidewalk additions

1. Wilson Road, Foster Drive sidewalk additions


The project to add sidewalks along (1A) Wilson Road and Plantation Drive to Hillcrest Drive and replace sidewalks along (1B) Foster Drive is set to begin Sept. 20.

Timeline: September-TBD
Cost: $427,000
Funding sources: federal, city of Conroe

2. Flag park improvements


The city of Conroe received bids Sept. 12 for a project to construct 1,200 feet of sidewalks, a storm sewer, junction boxes and a pedestrian bridge connecting the Lone Star Monument & Historical Flag Park, Hwy. 105 and the pond area.

Timeline: TBD
Cost: TBD
Funding source: city of Conroe

3. Milltown area improvements


Construction began Aug. 28 to overlay approximately 2 miles of Sandra Street around Milltown Park and improve roadside drainage.

Timeline: August 2019- July 2020
Cost: $2.4 million
Funding source: city of Conroe

4. Camelot Street extension


Work to construct 2,600 feet of concrete pavement and storm sewers along Camelot Street to Sgt. Ed Holcomb Boulevard is 85% complete. The project was originally meant to be completed by August.

Timeline: May 2-TBD
Cost: $1.32 million
Funding source: city of Conroe
By 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 works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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