2018 Katy road projects: Mason and Franz roads intersection

The intersection will receive new northbound and southbound dual left-turn lanes on North Mason Road. Eastbound and westbound left-turn lanes on Franz Road will be extended, and the traffic signal will be replaced. Harris County is managing the project.

Timeline: second quarter to third quarter 2018


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