Community Drive improvement project kicks off in New Caney

Community Drive is being expanded to have two lanes with a continual turning lane between the Hwy. 59 service road and Loop 494.
Community Drive is being expanded to have two lanes with a continual turning lane between the Hwy. 59 service road and Loop 494.

Community Drive is being expanded to have two lanes with a continual turning lane between the Hwy. 59 service road and Loop 494.

Construction began March 10 on Montgomery County Precinct 4’s Community Drive improvement project in New Caney. The two-lane road is being expanded to have two lanes with a continual turning lane between the Hwy. 59 service road and Loop 494. New storm sewers will also be constructed to improve drainage. The project will take 180 days to complete.

Timeline: March 10-September


Cost: $1.61 million

Funding source: Montgomery County Precinct 4
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.