Check out the latest information on five transportation projects in the Lake Houston area. This list is not comprehensive.

Upcoming projects

Madera Run Parkway expansion

Madera Run Parkway will be widened from two lanes to a four-lane concrete boulevard between Radura Road and Hickory Arroyo Drive.

Update: This project is in the design phase, according to a March 27 email from Jeannie Peng, communications manager for Harris County Precinct 3.Ongoing projects

Kingwood Place Village drainage improvements

This storm sewer rehabilitation project will include upsizing storm sewer lines and adding additional inlets along Ladbrook Drive, Ridgeway Trail and Ridgeway Park Drive.

Update: In a Feb. 12 newsletter, Fred Flickinger—Houston City Council member representing District E, which includes Kingwood—said this project was under construction.
  • Timeline: Jan. 26-April 29
  • Cost: $1.2 million
  • Funding source: city of Houston's Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Fund
Northpark Drive overpass

Northpark Drive will be expanded from four to six lanes between Hwy. 59 and Russell Palmer Road, and an overpass will be constructed over the Union Pacific Railroad and Loop 494.

Update: In a Feb. 12 newsletter, Flickinger said construction on the drainage components of the project are underway, and planning for Phase 2 of the project has begun.
  • Timeline: spring 2023-fall 2025
  • Cost: $9.5 million (city of Houston), $52 million (Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 10/Lake Houston Redevelopment Authority)
  • Funding sources: city of Houston, TIRZ 10/LHRA
Townsen Park-and-Ride Multimodal Connector

An 8-foot-wide concrete hike-and-bike trail will be constructed to connect the Townsen Park-and-Ride to the I-69 Historical Pedestrian Bridge Metro Park-and-Ride.

Update: Contractor Texas Wall & Landscaping began construction on this project in March, Harris County Precinct 3 officials confirmed March 27. During construction, intermittent one-lane closures may occur along the loop road located beside the frontage road between the San Jacinto River and Townsen Boulevard. Harris County Precinct 3 officials noted this will not impact freeway or frontage road traffic.Recently completed

Forest Shadows subdivision drainage improvements

Project: This project improved drainage throughout the Forest Shadows subdivision through the construction of a detention basin, culvert replacements, ditch regrading and limited pavement reconstruction.

Update: Construction on this project has been completed, Peng confirmed via email March 27.
  • Timeline: Completed in the first quarter of 2024
  • Cost: $3.4 million
  • Funding sources: Harris County Precinct 3