Hwy. 249, FM 1488 closures to know this weekend, Jan. 30-Feb. 3

Portions of Hwy. 249 northbound and FM 1488 are scheduled to close this weekend. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Portions of Hwy. 249 northbound and FM 1488 are scheduled to close this weekend. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Portions of Hwy. 249 northbound and FM 1488 are scheduled to close this weekend. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Texas Department of Transportation and Houston TranStar database have announced two closures likely to cause delays in the Greater Tomball and Magnolia area this weekend, Jan. 30-Feb. 3.

Northbound lanes of Hwy. 249 between Rollingwood Street and Goodson Loop in Pinehurst will be closed from 9 p.m. Jan. 30 to 5 a.m. Jan. 31. Detour signs will be posted. This portion of the road will be closed again continuously from 9 p.m. Jan. 31 to 5 a.m. Feb. 3.


Eastbound and westbound lanes of FM 1488 will be closed between Ravenswood Drive and Buddy Riley Boulevard in Magnolia from 7 a.m. to noon Feb. 2. Drivers can detour via FM 149 or FM 1774.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

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 for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these 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.