The Texas Department of Transportation 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 bridge over Spring Creek will also be widened. As of early April, the first phase of the project was 69% complete; the second phase was 99% complete; and the bridge was 99% complete.
Timeline: September 2018-second quarter 2021 (Phase 1), January 2018-first quarter 2021 (Phase 2), October 2018-first quarter 2021 (bridge)
Funding sources: TxDOT, federal funds
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 79% complete as of April 8.
Timeline: July 2018-fourth quarter 2021
Cost: $24.34 million
Funding sources: federal funds, TxDOT
Proposed improvements include widening Gosling Road, between West Rayford Road and Creekside Forest Drive, as a four-lane concrete boulevard section. The project is currently in the award phase.
Cost: $6.6 million
Funding Source: Harris County Precinct 4
Gosling Road will be expanded to four lanes between Creekside Forest Drive and Gatewood Reserve Lane, including the Spring Creek bridge. Harris County is expected to put the project out for bid in April, officials said.
Timeline: Second quarter 2021-TBD
Cost: TBD (Montgomery County Precinct 3 contributing $4 million)
Funding sources: Harris County Precinct 4, Montgomery County Precinct 3