19 Hwy. 290 lane closures affecting Cy-Fair drivers this weekend, April 10-12

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 eastbound from Hollister Street to Bingle Road: Three outside lanes will be closed daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.

2. Hwy. 290 westbound from Bingle Road to Hollister Street: Three outside lanes will be closed daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.

3. Hwy. 6 northbound from north of Copper Grove Boulevard to Hwy. 290: Total closure until 5 a.m. 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. Turn right onto the Hwy. 290 eastbound frontage road. U-turn at North Eldridge Parkway back to the Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road to FM 1960.

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

5. Hwy. 290 eastbound exit ramp to Pinemont/Bingle/West 43rd Street: Total closure daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.


6. Hwy. 290 eastbound entrance ramp from Fairbanks North Houston Road: Total closure daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.

7. Hwy. 290 eastbound from Mason Road to Mueschke Road: Three inside lanes will be closed daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.

8. Hwy. 290 westbound from west of North Eldridge Parkway to Huffmeister Road: Three inside lanes will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday, April 10, through 5 a.m. Monday, April 13.

9. Hwy. 290 westbound exit ramp to Hollister/Tidwell: Total closure daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.

10. Hwy. 290 westbound entrance ramp from Antoine Drive: Total closure daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.

11. Hwy. 290 westbound at Mason Road: Two inside lanes will be closed daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.


Frontage road closure


12. Hwy. 290 eastbound and westbound frontage road at W. 43rd Street: One U-turn lane will be closed from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 11.

13. Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road from east of Huffmeister Road to Huffmeister Road: One inside lane will be closed until 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 29.

14. Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road at Huffmeister Road: One U-turn lane will be closed until 5 p.m. April 20.


15. Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road from west of Mueschke Road to east of Mason Road: One outside lane closed until 5 p.m. Thursday, April 30.

16. Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road at Telge Road: One outside lane closed until 5 p.m. Monday, April 13.

17. Hwy. 290 westbound frontage road at Pinemont Drive: Two inside lanes will be closed daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.


18. Hwy. 6 southbound frontage road from Hempstead Highway to south of Hempstead Highway: One inside lane will be closed until 5 p.m. Saturday, April 25.

Street closures


19. Jackrabbit Road westbound at Hwy. 6: Total closure until 5 a.m. Nov. 30. Hwy. 6 southbound detour: Head east on Jackrabbit Road to West Road. 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. U-turn at North 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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