Total closure of I-610 West Loop south planned overnight June 28

A section of the I-610 West Loop will be closed completely overnight June 28 to prepare for more work on the uptown bus lane project, the Texas Department of Transportation announced June 21.

Specifically, I-610 southbound from Woodway Drive to Post Oak Road will be shut down from 9 p.m. June 24 to 5 a.m. June 25. Traffic will be diverted to the Post Oak exit ramp and re-enter I-610 southbound at the Post Oak entrance ramp.

For the next two weeks after this closure, more major closures are planned, including during the July 4 weekend. From 9 p.m. June 28 to 5 a.m. July 1 and between 9 p.m. July 5 and 5 a.m. July 8, the following is scheduled:

  • Total closure of I-610 southbound from I-10 to Post Oak Road, including the I-10 connectors to I-610 southbound. Southbound traffic will be required to detour to I-10 east or west.

  • Closure of the the Hwy. 290 east ramp to I-610 southbound. Drivers can continue on I-610 north to I-45 south to Hwy. 59 south to I-610 West Loop,

  • I-610 northbound will have two inside lanes closed from South Post Oak Road to Woodway Drive.

By Matt Dulin

Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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