4 Hwy. 105 projects to start across Conroe, Montgomery in 2022

The Texas Department of Transportation is expected to start working on four segments of Hwy. 105 in the Conroe and Montgomery areas in 2022, spanning from Montgomery to the San Jacinto County line. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The Texas Department of Transportation is expected to start working on four segments of Hwy. 105 in the Conroe and Montgomery areas in 2022, spanning from Montgomery to the San Jacinto County line. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Texas Department of Transportation is expected to start working on four segments of Hwy. 105 in the Conroe and Montgomery areas in 2022, spanning from Montgomery to the San Jacinto County line. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Texas Department of Transportation is expected to start working on four segments of Hwy. 105 in the Conroe and Montgomery areas in 2022, spanning from Montgomery to the San Jacinto County line.

1. Construction on the segment between FM 2854 and I-45 began in October and is expected to take 20 months, including adding raised medians, sidewalks, pedestrian amenities, landscaping and upgrading traffic signals. The traffic signals that will be upgraded include those at Hwy. 105 and FM 2854; Old River Drive and Blue Heron Drive; April Sound Boulevard; Marina Drive; Carter Moore Drive; and Loop 336, according to TxDOT.

Timeline: Oct. 4, 2021-TBD

Cost: $9.8 million

Funding sources: state, federal

2. The segment of Hwy. 105 between 10th Street and South Loop 336 in Conroe is expected to be sent for construction bids in August, according to TxDOT information. The project will reconstruct the roadway and widen it from two lanes to four lanes.

Timeline: TBD

Cost: $32 million

Funding source: TxDOT

3. TxDOT anticipates sending the segment between South Loop 336 and FM 1484 out for construction bids in August 2022. The project will reconstruct Hwy. 105 and widen it from two lanes to four lanes.

Timeline: TBD

Cost: $78.4 million
Funding source: TxDOT

4. The final segment to begin this year spans from FM 1484 to the San Jacinto County line, east of Conroe. The project will reconstruct Hwy. 105 and widen the two-lane roadway to four lanes, according to TxDOT information. TxDOT anticipates sending the project out for construction bids in October.

Timeline: TBD

Cost: $72 million

Funding source: TxDOT
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.