Harris County Precinct 3 officials announced the opening of the new Timber Forest Drive bridge Dec. 27.

The new four-lane bridge over the Union Pacific Corp. railroad tracks provides an alternative route for motorists to and from Centennial Elementary School, and includes 8-foot-wide sidewalks for pedestrians and cyclists.

Timeline: first quarter 2021-Dec. 27, 2022

Cost: $6.67 million

Funding source: Harris County Precinct 3