Transportation update: Rayford Road widening to continue through fall 2021

Rayford Road widening began in October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Rayford Road widening began in October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Rayford Road widening began in October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

A road construction project will widen Rayford Road to four lanes between an area 40 feet east of Waterbend Cove to approximately 400 feet east of Birnham Woods Drive through the fall. The project includes creating two new eastbound travel lanes from Waterbend to the intersection with Birnham Woods and using the existing road for the westbound lanes. Construction began in October with D&W Contractors excavating the two eastbound lanes and preparing to pour concrete, according to Montgomery County Precinct 3. The project also includes constructing a traffic signal at the Rayford-Birnham Woods intersection as well as widening Birnhan Woods by 600 feet both north and south of Rayford.

Timeline: October 2020-fall 2021


Cost: $2.88 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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