TxDOT begins construction on Loop 494 expansion project

Mobility projects continue in the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood areas.

Mobility projects continue in the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood areas.

The Texas Department of Transportation began reconstructing Loop 494 between Sorters McClellan Road and Northpark Plaza Drive on July 8. The project, which was awarded to ISI Contracting Inc., includes expanding the road from two to four lanes and adding a raised turf median divider and center turn lanes at intersections and sidewalks. According to TxDOT officials, traffic flow is reduced to one lane during construction.
Timeline: July 8-second quarter 2021
Cost: $14.3 million
Funding source: TxDOT
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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