Contractors began moving utilities for Rankin Road expansion

(Courtesy Fotolia)
(Courtesy Fotolia)

(Courtesy Fotolia)

The city of Humble and real estate company Jackson-Shaw partnered to fund a project to expand Rankin Road between Hwy. 59 and the Union Pacific railroad tracks in Humble. The project expands a portion of Rankin from a two- to a four-lane road and adds a raised median. Contractors began moving utilities Nov. 4.

Timeline: Nov. 4-May 2020

Cost: $800,000

Funding sources: city of Humble, Jackson-Shaw
By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.