FM 2978 road project includes Spring Creek bridge widening

The FM 2978 widening project consists of three phases.

The FM 2978 widening project consists of three phases.

The project will widen FM 2978 from two to four lanes with a center turn lane from FM 1488 to south of Dry Creek in Phase 1, and from south of Dry Creek to Conroe-Hufsmith Road in Phase 2. The existing bridge over Spring Creek will also be widened. As of June, the first phase of the project was 27% complete, and the second phase of the project was 44% complete, according to Emily Black, a public information officer for the Texas Department of Transportation. The project also includes widening the Spring Creek Bridge from two to four lanes.


Timeline: September 2018-second quarter 2021 (Phase 1), January 2018-fourth quarter 2019 (Phase 2), October 2018-third quarter 2020 (bridge)
Cost: $21.3 million (Phase 1), $12.8 million (Phase 2), $7.6 million (bridge)
Funding sources: TxDOT, federal funds

By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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