Here's the latest on 5 transportation projects in the Spring, Klein area

1. Holderrieth Road extension

A project to extend Holderrieth Road as a five-lane boulevard with drainage between Calvert Road and Hwy. 249 was delayed due to inclement weather and is slated for completion by August, said Pamela Rocchi, director of Harris County Precinct 4’s Capital Improvement Projects Division.

Timeline: Jan. 29, 2018-August 2019
Cost: $6.4 million
Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4

2. Gosling Road, Section 2 widening

Harris County Precinct 4 is widening Gosling Road from a two-lane asphalt roadway to a four-lane concrete paved section between West Mossy Oaks and West Rayford roads, including the bridge across Willow Creek, in this $9.4 million project.

Timeline: March 21, 2018-first quarter 2020
Cost: $9.4 million
Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4

3. Gosling Road, Section 3 expansion

Precinct 4 plans to seek bid authorization in July for the final design phase of a $6.5 million project to upgrade the two-lane asphalt section on Gosling Road to a four-lane concrete boulevard with drainage between West Rayford Road and Creekside Forest Drive, Rocchi said.

Timeline: TBD
Cost: $6.5 million
Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4

4. Strack Drive, Louetta Road intersection improvements

Construction on a project to widen Strack Drive to a three-lane roadway where it intersects with Louetta Road began May 13. Improvements such as the installation of a traffic signal at the intersection are scheduled for completion by July 27.

Timeline: May 13, 2019-July 27, 2019
Cost: $350,000
Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4

5. Gleannloch Forest Drive widening

Notice to proceed with construction to widen Gleannloch Forest Drive was issued June 17, Rocchi said. The two-lane road will be widened to four lanes between the Grand Parkway and 1,400 feet south of the Grand Parkway. The project was awarded to Teamwork Construction Services by Harris County Commissioners Court on March 26.

Timeline: June 17, 2019-Aug. 16, 2019
Cost: $248,600
Funding sources: Harris County Precinct 4, municipal utility districts 367 and 383

By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.


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