Hwy. 249, FM 1488: 7 lane closures to know this weekend, Aug. 4-6


The Texas Department of Transportation and other local entities have announced lane closures this weekend.

1. One northbound lane of Hwy. 249 from Zion Road to the Sentinel Oaks subdivision in Tomball is closed 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4.

2. One northbound lane of the Hwy. 249 frontage road at Holderrieth Road is closed 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4.

3. One middle lane northbound and southbound of Hwy. 249 between Brown and Zion roads is closed 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4.

Tomball Night

Tomball Night festivities are held in the Downtown Tomball area. (via Courtesy Fotolia)

4. One southbound lane of Hwy. 249 between Zion and Brown roads is closed 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4.

5. One eastbound and westbound lane of FM 1488 between FM 1774 and Alford Road in Magnolia is closed daily 9 a.m.-3 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 18. One alternate lane is available for drivers.

6. According to the Tomball Fire Department, Zion Road is closed 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, between Hwy. 249 and Stella Lane. Drivers are asked to find an alternate route.

7. Portions of various downtown roads in Tomball will also be closed during Tomball Night, presented by the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce, on Friday, Aug. 4. The event begins at 5 p.m.

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Anna Dembowski
Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.
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