Humble officials plan for Rankin Road expansion to break ground this summer

Rankin Road will soon be expanded from two to four lanes between the Union Pacific Corp. railroad and Houston Avenue in Humble. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Rankin Road will soon be expanded between the Union Pacific Corp. railroad and South Houston Avenue in Humble. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Rankin Road will soon be expanded between the Union Pacific Corp. railroad and South Houston Avenue in Humble. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Correction: This article incorrectly stated that the road would be expanded from two to four lanes. This is inaccurate. The article also incorrectly labeled South Houston Avenue as Houston Avenue.

The city of Humble will break ground in summer 2020 on its project to slightly widen Rankin Road between the Union Pacific Corp. railroad and South Houston Avenue as well as widening the roadway, adding drainage, replacing a water line and building a pedestrian bridge. Engineering for the Rankin Road expansion project is 90%-95% complete, Humble City Manager Jason Stuebe said.

Timeline: summer 2020-late 2021

Cost: $3.65 million

Funding source: city of Humble

This article ran in the February 2020 edition of Lake Houston, Humble, Kingwood. The full e-edition is available online Feb. 3.
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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