Overlay rehabilitation on Hamblen, Sorters McClellan roads to continue into June

Construction continues in the Lake Houston area this month. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Construction continues in the Lake Houston area this month. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Construction continues in the Lake Houston area this month. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The city of Houston is beginning work on two construction projects that aim to replace overlay asphalt on portions of Hamblen and Sorters McClellan roads, according to a March 19 news release from Houston City Council Member Dave Martin's office. Contractors will remove roughly 2 inches of old asphalt from the roads and replace it with new asphalt over the next several months.

Sorters McClellan Road will be repaved from west of the Hwy. 59 feeder to south of McClellan Circle, which is estimated to cost $171,000. The project began March 19, and officials said it will take roughly two weeks to complete.


After the work on Sorters McClellan is completed, contractors will move to repaving Hamblen Road between Loop 494 and Lisa Lane. The project is estimated to cost $433,000, and it will be completed in late June, according to officials.

Construction activities are scheduled to take place Mon.-Sat. from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.


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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