GALLERY: Take a look at Grand Pines Drive construction in the Magnolia area

Grand Pines Drive construction is scheduled to be complete in April 2020, according to Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
Grand Pines Drive construction is scheduled to be complete in April 2020, according to Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)

Grand Pines Drive construction is scheduled to be complete in April 2020, according to Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Construction began in April after the Army Corps of Engineers and Montgomery County Precinct 2 settled wetland mitigation and permitting issues. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Riley said Grand Pines Drive is one of the first projects he ever wanted to complete; however, the project has been delayed for almost three years due to wetland mitigation disputes and permitting issues with the Army Corps of Engineers. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
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This $6.7 million roadway will connect Nichols Sawmill and Sanders Cemetery roads in the Magnolia area, giving another route out of the southwest portion of Montgomery County, Riley said. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Grand Pines Drive construction is scheduled to be complete in April 2020, according to Riley. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Grand Pines Drive will have one long S curve, Riley said, as opposed to the multiple sharp curves of the other routes out of the southwest portion of Magnolia. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
Construction is ongoing on Grand Pines Drive, a two-lane road connecting Nichols Sawmill and Sanders Cemetery roads in the Magnolia area. The $6.7 million project is scheduled to be complete in April 2020, Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley said.


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By Kara McIntyre
Kara started with Community Impact Newspaper as the summer intern for the south Houston office in June 2018 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. She became the reporter for north Houston's Tomball/Magnolia edition in September 2018, moving to Alpharetta in January 2020 after a promotion to be the editor of the Alpharetta/Milton edition, which is Community Impact's first market in Georgia.


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