Closure of Tomball Tollway main lanes, northbound lanes in Magnolia this weekend, Dec. 13-16

Northbound main lanes of the Tomball Tollway will be closed beginning 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, causing all drivers to exit the tollway just south of FM 2920. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Northbound main lanes of the Tomball Tollway will be closed beginning 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, causing all drivers to exit the tollway just south of FM 2920. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Northbound main lanes of the Tomball Tollway will be closed beginning 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, causing all drivers to exit the tollway just south of FM 2920. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

According to the Harris County Toll Road Authority, northbound main lanes of the Tomball Tollway will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, to 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16. The closure spans from Hirschfield Road through the end of the Tomball Tollway. All drivers must exit on the ramp to FM 2920 at Alice Road and continue onto the frontage road to travel north to Spring Creek, according to HCTRA information. The closure will allow crews to install permanent striping on the Tomball Tollway in preparation for the opening of Phase II of the Tomball Tollway later this month, HCTRA officials said.

Hwy. 249 northbound lanes in Montgomery County will also be closed this weekend between Rollingwood Street and Circle Lake Drive, according to information from the TX SH 249 Project Team. A total closure of this part of the roadway is scheduled from midnight Sunday, Dec. 15, to 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16. Detour signs will be posted.


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By Anna Lotz

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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