Friendswood Lakes, Blackhawk and Hughes Ranch Road: 3 Pearland and Friendswood road projects to know this April

This month's Pearland and Friendswood road projects are Hughes Ranch Road, Friendswood Lakes Boulevard and Blackhawk Boulevard.

This month's Pearland and Friendswood road projects are Hughes Ranch Road, Friendswood Lakes Boulevard and Blackhawk Boulevard.

Ongoing projects



  1. Hughes Ranch Road expansion
    Triple B received notice to proceed on the Hughes Ranch Road project on March 27, beginning the construction process. The road will be converted from a two- to four-lane road with a median and curbs from Smith Ranch Road to Cullen Boulevard.


Timeline: March 2019-February 2021
Cost: $20.5 million
Funding source: city of Pearland

2. Blackhawk Boulevard reconstruction
The end of construction on Blackhawk has been pushed back to the fall due to rain. The project includes improvements from Friendswood Link Road to Edenvale Street. Improvements include replacement of over 6,000 feet of concrete paving, replacement of curb and gutter and evaluation of existing utilities.

Timeline: June 2018-October 2019
Cost: $4.58 million
Funding sources: 2013 Friendswood bond

Future projects


3. Friendswood Lakes Boulevard construction
The city and Galveston County are in the design phase of the Friendswood Lakes Boulevard project, from where Friendswood Lakes Boulevard converts from four to two lanes to just before West Boulevard in League City.

Timeline: Early 2020-TBD
Cost: $5.5 million
Funding sources: city of Friendswood, developers, Galveston County
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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