The next lanes of the Hwy. 249 tolled extension through Montgomery County are expected to be substantially complete July 15, according to information shared with the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce Mobility and Transportation Committee in June. The Texas Department of Transportation is constructing Segment 1A from south of FM 149 in Pinehurst to FM 1488 in Magnolia and will include two tolled lanes in each direction with intermittent frontage roads. Future portions of the project from FM 1488 to FM 1774 and from FM 1774 to Hwy. 105 are tentatively set to be completed in January 2021 and summer 2023, according to the chamber of commerce presentation. TxDOT representatives did not respond to requests to confirm the timeline.

Timeline: December 2017-July 2020

Cost: $181 million (as reported in January)

Funding source: TxDOT