ROUNDUP: FM 2978 construction to partially wrap up in third quarter, Hufsmith-Kohrville widening slated

One segment of FM 2978 construction is slated to be complete in the third quarter. (Courtesy Fotolia)
One segment of FM 2978 construction is slated to be complete in the third quarter. (Courtesy Fotolia)

One segment of FM 2978 construction is slated to be complete in the third quarter. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Part of the widening construction on FM 2978 is slated to be complete in the third quarter of 2020 while the next widening project on part of Hufsmith-Kohrville Road is slated to go out for construction bids in the third quarter.

FM 2978 widening

Two Texas Department of Transportation projects will widen FM 2978 to four lanes from Hufsmith-Conroe Road to FM 1488. The segment from Hufsmith-Conroe Road to south of Dry Creek—near Hardin Store Road—is slated to finish in the third quarter of 2020. The segment from Hardin Store Road to FM 1488 is slated to finish in the second quarter of 2021, according to early June information from TxDOT.

Timeline: January 2018-third quarter 2020 (south segment), September 2018-second quarter 2021 (north segment)

Cost: $34.16 million


Funding source: TxDOT

Hufsmith-Kohrville Segment 2 widening

A Harris County Precinct 4 project to widen Hufsmith-Kohrville Road to a four-lane concrete boulevard is being designed and is expected to go out for construction bids in the third quarter of 2020, said Pamela Rocchi, the director of Precinct 4’s capital improvement projects division. The project will widen the road between Hollow Glen Lane and Ezekiel Road and adds traffic signals at Lacey and Ezekiel roads.

Timeline: TBD

Cost: TBD

Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4

Hufsmith-Kohrville Segment 3 widening

Precinct 4 is also planning to widen Hufsmith-Kohrville Road to a four-lane concrete roadway between Ezekiel and Holderrieth roads with a traffic signal added at Woodland Shore Drive. As the project is in the design phase, a construction timeline is not available for the project.

Timeline: TBD

Cost: TBD

Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4
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.



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