Robinson Road work proceeds with expected completion date in late 2020

Road work continues at Robinson Road and I-45. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Road work continues at Robinson Road and I-45. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Road work continues at Robinson Road and I-45. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Work began in March on a project to improve I-45 frontage road access at Woodlands Parkway and Robinson Road and to widen Robinson at Patsy Lane and Westwood Road. The widening work extends from about 350 feet west of Patsy and Westwood to 550 feet east of that intersection.

Joe Sherwin, public works director for Oak Ridge North, said in June the widening of Robinson at Patsy Lane was continuing on schedule, and engineering plans for the potential future realignment of Robinson at Hanna Road to the east would be sent to the city, county and Union Pacific Corp. for review in mid-June.

The project includes signalizing the Woodlands Parkway-Robinson overpass at I-45 and aligning lanes on the interchange between the frontage roads. The project is expected to be complete by the end of the year, according to Montgomery County Precinct 3 officials.

Timeline: March-late 2020

Cost: $2.4 million


Funding source: Montgomery County Precinct 3
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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