FM 2978 bridge, widening to finish in third quarter

Two Texas Department of Transportation projects are widening portions of FM 2978 in the Magnolia area and are expected to wrap up in the third quarter.
Two Texas Department of Transportation projects are widening portions of FM 2978 in the Magnolia area and are expected to wrap up in the third quarter.

Two Texas Department of Transportation projects are widening portions of FM 2978 in the Magnolia area and are expected to wrap up in the third quarter.

Two Texas Department of Transportation projects are widening portions of FM 2978 in the Magnolia area and are expected to wrap up in the third quarter. A project by J.D. Abrams to widen the FM 2978 bridge over Spring Creek to four lanes was 82% complete as of May 1. A project by Forde Construction Co. to widen FM 2978 to four lanes between Hufsmith-Conroe Road and south of Dry Creek—near Hardin Store Road—was 69% complete as of May 1.

Timeline: October 2018-third quarter 2020 (bridge), January 2018-third quarter 2020 (widening)


Cost: $7.55 million (bridge), $12.87 million (widening)

Funding source: TxDOT
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball | Magnolia

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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