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 early October, the first phase of the project was 53% complete; the second phase was 86% complete; and the bridge was 99% complete.
Timeline: September 2018-second quarter 2021 (Phase 1), January 2018-third quarter 2020 (Phase 2), October 2018-third quarter 2020 (bridge)
Cost: $21.3 million (Phase 1), $12.9 million (Phase 2), $7.6 million (bridge)
Funding sources: Texas Department of Transportation, federal funds
2. Hwy. 242 overpass at FM 1314
The project will construct a grade separation along Hwy. 242 from west to east of FM 1314. This is the first of four projects to construct an overpass at Hwy. 242•and FM 1314. The project was 78% complete as of early October.
Timeline: July 2018-third quarter 2020
Cost: $23.7 million
Funding sources: federal funds, TxDOT
Gosling Road Segment 3 widening
A project is in the final stage of the design phase to upgrade Gosling Road to four lanes between West Rayford Road and Creekside Forest Drive. The project is expected to request authorization to bid in the fourth quarter of 2020, Harris County officials said.
Timeline: fourth quarter 2020-TBD
Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4
3. Gosling Road bridge across Spring Creek
Gosling Road will be upgraded to a four-lane boulevard with twin bridges across Spring Creek. The project is a joint participation project between Harris County Precinct 4 and Montgomery County Precinct 3. The project was in the design phase as of mid-August through early October, and Harris County expects to seek authorization to bid the project in the first quarter of 2021.
Timeline: first quarter 2021-TBD
Funding sources: Harris County Precinct 4, Montgomery County Precinct 3