UPDATE: TxDOT to close lanes at Hwy. 59, Williams Trace on May 17

Traffic will switch July 22 for continued construction on Dairy Ashford Road in Sugar Land.

Traffic will switch July 22 for continued construction on Dairy Ashford Road in Sugar Land.

Updated May 14: Weather dependent, TxDOT will be closing the northbound lanes of Hwy. 59 near the Sugar Lakes/ Williams Trace exit on May 17 at 9 p.m. through Monday, May 20 at 5 a.m. Lanes could open earlier should work be completed ahead of schedule, according to the city of Sugar Land.

Following a weather delay, Texas Department of Transportation plans to close northbound lanes of Hwy. 59 near the Sugar Lakes/Williams Trace exit on May 10 to allow repairs needed on the bridge following recent emergency repairs which were temporary, according to the city of Sugar Land.

TxDOT will close the lanes beginning at 9 p.m. through May 12 at 5 a.m. Lanes could open earlier should work be completed ahead of schedule, the city said.

During the closure, northbound traffic will exit Hwy. 59 at the Sugar Lakes/Williams Trace exit and re-enter before the intersection of Sugar Lakes/Williams Trace.

Original plans were for a closure taking place May 3 at 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. on May 6.

By Christine Hall
Christine Hall joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2018, and covers Missouri City and Fort Bend ISD. She previously reported on health care innovation for the Texas Medical Center, was a freelancer, and held various news roles at the Houston Business Journal.


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