Road, sidewalk construction on Hwy. 6 expansion in Sugar Land nears halfway point

Crews at Hwy. 6 and Town Center Boulevard are preparing to pour concrete for the new outermost southbound lane. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
Crews at Hwy. 6 and Town Center Boulevard are preparing to pour concrete for the new outermost southbound lane. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)

Crews at Hwy. 6 and Town Center Boulevard are preparing to pour concrete for the new outermost southbound lane. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)

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The project will expand Hwy. 6 from six to eight lanes between Lexington Boulevard and Brooks Street. (Community Impact staff)
Road and sidewalk construction on the project to expand Hwy. 6 from six to eight lanes between Lexington Boulevard and Brooks Street in Sugar Land is 45% complete, according to Deidrea George, a Texas Department of Transportation public information officer.

Additionally, 85% of utility relocation work and 85% of traffic signal work on the project are complete.

Recently, TxDOT opened a new lane of traffic between Lexington and Hwy. 59. Crews also completed construction on a northbound Hwy. 6 lane between Fluor Daniel Drive and Brooks Street and are working to open that lane by Christmas, George said.

Sidewalks at the Lexington Boulevard, City Walk and Town Center Drive intersections have been completed and opened as well.

In the next month, George said construction is expected to begin on the northbound lane of Hwy. 6 between Fluor Daniel Drive and Hwy. 59.


The $12.1 million road widening project is funded by TxDOT, the city of Sugar Land and Fort Bend County, and it is expected to be completed in March 2021.
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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