Check out 5 upcoming, ongoing, recently completed transportation projects in Conroe

The city began preconstruction in January to add flashing yellow arrows to 28 locations across the city. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city began preconstruction in January to add flashing yellow arrows to 28 locations across the city. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city began preconstruction in January to add flashing yellow arrows to 28 locations across the city. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Each month, Community Impact Newspaper complies updates on a handful of upcoming, underway or recently completed transportation projects in the cities of Conroe, Montgomery or Willis.

Ongoing projects

1. FM 2854 widening

Contractor Harper Brothers Construction is 85% complete with work on a Texas Department of Transportation project to widen FM 2854 to a four-lane concrete curbed roadway from Loop 336 to I-45.

Timeline: August 2018-spring 2021


Cost: $18.67 million

Funding source: TxDOT

2. FM 3083 widening

Work to widen FM 3083 to a four-lane divided roadway is 75% complete. The project is expected to be completed this summer.

Timeline: November 2018-summer 2020

Cost: $9.05 million

Funding sources: TxDOT, federal

Completed projects

3. Milltown-area improvements

Contractor Smith & Co. has substantially completed a project to overlay about 2 miles of Sandra Street around Milltown Park and improve roadside drainage.

Cost: $2.4 million

Timeline: August 2019-July 2020

Funding source: city of Conroe

(Not mapped): Flashing yellow lights

The city of Conroe has substantially completed a project to install flashing yellow lights at 26 intersections throughout the city. As of early July, the city was waiting for resolution on one signal.

Timeline: January-May

Cost: $727,688

Funding source: city of Conroe

Upcoming project

4. Market Place Drive extension

The city of Conroe will build a four-lane concrete road from Market Place Drive to Plantation Drive. The project will include sidewalks and a left-turn lane onto Plantation Drive.

Timeline: July-September

Cost: $802,412

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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