Grand Pines Drive construction end date delayed

Grand Pines Drive is under construction in Magnolia. This photo was taken in fall 2019. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
Grand Pines Drive is under construction in Magnolia. This photo was taken in fall 2019. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)

Grand Pines Drive is under construction in Magnolia. This photo was taken in fall 2019. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)

Montgomery County Precinct 2 officials said completion of the new two-lane road connecting Nichols Sawmill and Sanders Cemetery roads, named Grand Pines Drive, has been delayed to the second quarter from this spring. Community Impact Newspaper previously reported the project was on track to open in the first quarter of 2020.

Timeline: April 2019-second quarter 2020


Cost: $6.7 million

Funding source: 2015 Montgomery County road bond
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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