17 Hwy. 290 lane closures affecting Cy-Fair drivers this weekend, Jan. 31-Feb. 2

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend. For the most up-to-date information, visit www.my290.com.

Freeway closures

1. Hwy. 290 westbound from W. 34th Street to Pinemont Drive: Three alternate lanes will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to midnight Sunday, Feb. 2.

2. Hwy. 6 northbound from north of Copper Grove Blvd. to Hwy. 290: Total closure until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30. Hwy. 290 eastbound detour: Stay on Hwy. 6 northbound to the Hwy. 290 eastbound connector ramp. FM 1960 northbound detour: Exit to the northbound frontage road to Hempstead Road and turn right onto the Hwy. 290 eastbound frontage road. U-turn at N. Eldridge Parkway back to the Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road to FM 1960.

3. Hwy. 6 southbound from Hwy. 290 to Jackrabbit Road: Total closure until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30.


4. Hwy. 290 eastbound from W. 34th Street to W. 18th Street: Two inside lanes will be closed nightly from 9 p.m.-5 a.m. from Friday, Jan. 31 to Sunday, Feb. 2.

5. Hwy. 290 eastbound from Pinemont Drive to W. 34th Street: Three alternate lanes will be closed from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1.

6. Hwy. 290 eastbound exit ramp to Pinemont/Bingle/W. 43rd: Total closure from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1.

7. Hwy. 290 eastbound entrance ramp from Fairbanks North Houston Road: Total closure from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1.

8. Hwy. 290 westbound from west of North Eldridge Parkway to Huffmeister Road: Three inside lanes will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3.

9. Hwy. 290 westbound exit ramp to W. 43rd Street: Total closure from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to midnight Sunday, Feb. 2.

10. Hwy. 290 westbound entrance ramp from Mangum Road: Total closure from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to midnight Sunday, Feb. 2.

11. Hwy. 290 westbound from Barker Cypress Road to east of Mueschke Road: Three outside lanes will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3.

12. Hwy. 290 westbound entrance ramp from Barker Cypress Road: Total closure from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3.

13. Hwy. 290 westbound exit ramp to Skinner/Spring Cypress Road: Total closure from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3.

14. Hwy. 290 westbound entrance ramp from Skinner Road: Total closure from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3.

15. Hwy. 290 westbound entrance ramp to Mueschke Road: Total closure from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3.

Frontage road closure

16. Hwy. 290 eastbound and westbound frontage road from Pinemont Drive to W. Little York Road: One alternate lane will be closed daily from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 9 p.m.-5 a.m. through Wednesday, April 1.

Street closures

17. Jackrabbit Road westbound at Hwy. 6: Total closure until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30. Hwy. 6 southbound detour: Head east on Jackrabbit Road to West Road and turn right on West Road to Hwy. 6. FM 1960 detour: Head west on Jackrabbit Road to the Hwy. 6 northbound frontage road toward Hempstead Road. Turn right on Hempstead Road to the Hwy. 290 eastbound frontage road and U-turn at N. Eldridge Parkway.
By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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