8 lane closures planned in Cy-Fair this weekend, March 10-12

TxDOT has several lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend.

TxDOT has several lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend.

Freeway Closures

Hwy. 290 eastbound connector ramp to Loop 610



  • Total closure from 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, March 13

  • Drivers can detour to the I-10 West direct connector, take the exit at Wirt/Chimney Rock, U-turn to access I-10 East and proceed to Loop 610 north or south.


Hwy. 290 eastbound connector ramp to I-10 westbound



  • Closed nightly from 9 p.m.-5 a.m. through the morning of Friday, March 10

  • Closed nightly from 9 p.m.-9 a.m. from Friday, March 10 through Sunday, March 12

  • Drivers can detour to the I-10 eastbound mainlanes, exit at Washington and turn left to I-10 westbound.


Hwy. 290 eastbound from Skinner Road to Barker Cypress Road



  • Total closure from 7 p.m. Saturday, March 11 through 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12

  • Drivers can detour to the frontage road.


Frontage Road Closures

Hwy. 290 eastbound and westbound frontage road at West Road



  • One U-turn lane will be closed continuously until 3 p.m. through Friday, March 31.

  • Drivers can detour through the traffic light.


Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road at N. Eldridge Parkway



  • One U-turn lane will be closed continuously until 3 p.m. Friday, March 31.

  • Drivers can detour through the traffic light. 


Street Closures

Skinner Road northbound and southbound under Hwy. 290



  • Closed overnight from 9 p.m., Friday, March 10 to noon, Saturday, March 11

  • Drivers seeking to go eastbound on Hwy. 290 from Skinner Road can detour to the Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road and U-turn at Spring Cypress Road. Drivers seeking to go northbound on Skinner Road from Hwy. 290 eastbound can detour to the Barker Cypress Road exit, make a left onto Barker Cypress Road, make a left onto the Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road and then make right on Skinner Road.


Mueschke Road northbound and southbound under Hwy. 290



  • Total closure until 3 p.m. Monday, May 8

  • Drivers can detour to the frontage road and U-turn.


Hwy. 290 eastbound frontage road at Hwy. 6/FM 1960



  • One inside lane will be closed daily from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. through Saturday, March 11.

By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.