Below you will find the latest Woodlands transportation news with road projects underway and on the horizon.

Ongoing projects

Grogans Mill Road and Research Forest Drive turn lane construction

Turn lane improvements at Research Forest Drive and Grogans Mill Road will extend the westbound acceleration lane from southbound Grogans Mill to westbound Research Forest and to extend the westbound Research Forest to northbound Grogans Mill. The project broke ground in January before being temporarily stopped for rain, according to Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley.

Timeline: January-TBD

Cost: $240,000

Funding sources: Montgomery County• Precinct 2, Texas Department of Transportation

Upcoming projects

David Memorial Drive extension

Right-of-way clearing to extend David Memorial Drive to Hwy. 242 is underway and should be completed by March 1, according to engineer John Bleyl. Bidding for construction on the expansion project should begin in mid-March, with construction starting June 1, Bleyl said. The project will take about 400 calendar days.

Timeline: June-TBD

Cost: $9.1 million

Funding sources: city of Shenandoah, city of Conroe, Montgomery County

Robinson Road realignment

At the Jan. 23 Oak Ridge North City Council meeting, council members voted to approve easement agreements with Entergy Texas to begin moving utilities to make way for the Robinson Road realignment project. The realignment project will go out for bids in fall, and construction could start in November, according to Precinct 3. After Entergy relocates the power poles and moves utility lines underground, other utilities will follow, Director of Public Works James Corn said.

Timeline: fall-late 2024

Cost: $6 million

Funding sources: city of Oak Ridge North, Montgomery County Precinct 3