Transportation update: Birnham Woods Drive will expand to 4 lanes

The project will cost $2.99 million. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The project will cost $2.99 million. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The project will cost $2.99 million. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Work on a road widening project on Birnham Woods Drive will stretch into 2023. Montgomery County on Jan. 11 awarded the bid for the Birnham Woods Drive widening project from Waterbend Cove to Rayford Road. The project will widen the road from two to four lanes. Precinct 3 officials said the contract will be for 420 days. When completed, the road will consist of two lanes plus a left-turn lane in each direction on Birnham Woods at the intersections with Waterbend Cove and Lexington Boulevard.

Timeline: February 2022-mid-2023


Cost: $2.99 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.