Curious about what ongoing and upcoming transportation projects are happening in your area? Below are four Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood based projects that include the scope, timeline, cost and funding source.

Ongoing projects

1. Loop 494 expansion

Construction is set to wrap up in the second quarter of 2023 on a project to expand Loop 494 between a half-mile north of Kingwood Drive and north of Sorters McClellan Road. The project will widen the road segment from two to four lanes with a raised turf median, center turn lanes at intersections and sidewalks.

Timeline: July 15, 2019-second quarter 2023

Cost: $17.56 million

Funding sources: 80% federal, 20% state

2. FM 1314 safety improvements

Construction is underway on a project to replace the existing center turn lane on FM 1314 with a raised median between Ferne Drive and South Loop 494. According to TxDOT Public Information Officer Bambi Hall, the project went out for bid in early July and construction began last fall.

Timeline: fall 2022-second quarter 2023

Cost: $4.8 million

Funding sources: 80% federal, 20% state
3. FM 1960 widening

Work is expected to continue through 2025 on two projects to widen FM 1960 from four to six lanes. Segment A runs from Business FM 1960 to Twigsworth Lane, while Segment B continues from Twigsworth Lane to the San Jacinto River bridge. Segment B will also include the construction of an overpass at the intersection of FM 1960 and West Lake Houston Parkway.

Timeline: late 2021-2025

Cost: $58.2 million (Segment A), $70 million (Segment B)

Funding sources: TxDOT

Upcoming projects

4. Sorters McClellan Road expansion

A project to expand Sorters McClellan Road to four lanes with a center turn lane between FM 1314 and Northpark Drive is on hold due to utility conflicts. According to Hugo Sanchez, the projects and logistics coordinator for Montgomery County Precinct 4, construction will begin on Segment 1—FM 1314 to south of Lowe Road—once utility relocations are completed within the next three to four months, while Segment 2—south of Lowe Road to Northpark Drive—will begin construction once utility relocations are completed by October.

Timeline: TBA

Cost: $6.8 million (Segment 1), $7.4 million (Segment 2)

Funding source: Montgomery County Precinct 4 road bonds