Strack Drive, Louetta Road intersection improvements completed Aug. 14

A project to widen Strack Drive to a three-lane roadway where it intersects with Louetta Road was slated for completion in August, as of Aug. 14. A traffic signal was also installed at the intersection.


Timeline: May 13-August 2019
Cost: $340,690
Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4

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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