Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority widening Grand Parkway frontage road in Sugar Land

The Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority is funding a project to expand the frontage road to the Grand Parkway in Sugar Land. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority is funding a project to expand the frontage road to the Grand Parkway in Sugar Land. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority is funding a project to expand the frontage road to the Grand Parkway in Sugar Land. (Courtesy Fotolia)

In June, the Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority began construction on a project to expand the frontage road to the Grand Parkway in Sugar Land.

The $1 million project will add a third lane to both the northbound and southbound sides of the road between Riverpark Drive and Hwy. 59.


An official with the FBCTRA said construction is contained to the side of the road so that there is little to no obstruction of existing lanes. Construction is expected to be completed in the fall of 2020, according to FBCTRA.

For more information on projects the toll road authority is carrying out, visit its website here.
By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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