The Texas Department of Transportation entered into an agreement with James Construction Group in August to construct a southbound frontage road on Hwy. 288 between Hwy. 6 and Rodeo Palms Parkway, according to TxDOT Public Information Officer Danny Perez.

The project is one of the several thoroughfare improvements coming to the city of Manvel as the city looks to improve ease of access to Hwy. 288 from its new residential developments. TxDOT held a public hearing for the project in March 2022.

Timeline: late 2022-September 2024

Cost: $50.8 million

Funding source: TxDOT