TxDOT to bid FM 1960 expansion projects in July

The Texas Department of Transportation will bid two projects in July to expand the FM 1960 East corridor from four to six lanes and add a raised median. (Community Impact Staff)
The Texas Department of Transportation will bid two projects in July to expand the FM 1960 East corridor from four to six lanes and add a raised median. (Community Impact Staff)

The Texas Department of Transportation will bid two projects in July to expand the FM 1960 East corridor from four to six lanes and add a raised median. (Community Impact Staff)

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The Texas Department of Transportation will bid two projects in July to expand the FM 1960 East corridor from four to six lanes and add a raised median. Phase 1 includes the road between Business FM 1960 to east of Twigsworth Lane. Phase 2 will expand the road from Twigsworth Lane to just west of the Lake Houston bridge. Phase 2 will also add a bridge over the West Lake Houston Parkway intersection. Construction on the phases will begin in mid- to late 2020.

Timeline: mid- to late 2020-2023 (Phase 1) and mid- to late 2020-2024 (Phase 2)


Cost: $64 million (Phase 1), $70 million (Phase 2)

Funding sources: federal funding, 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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