Spring Cypress ramp reversal on Hwy. 249 now scheduled to wrap up in September

The project is now set to wrap up in September. (Graphics by Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
The project is now set to wrap up in September. (Graphics by Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)

The project is now set to wrap up in September. (Graphics by Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Texas Department of Transportation is working to reverse the Hwy. 249 northbound entrance and exit ramps between Jones Road and Spring Cypress Road. According to TxDOT Public Information Officer Danny Perez, the project will reverse the existing entrance/exit ramp configuration to an exit/entrance configuration and shift the new exit ramp to the south to eliminate the queue of vehicles that previously formed from the frontage road back to the Hwy. 249 main lanes because of the exit ramp being close to the signalized intersection at Hwy. 249 and Spring Cypress Road. Community Impact Newspaper previously reported the project was set to finish in July, but the completion date has been pushed to September.

Timeline: April 20-early September


Cost: $2.2 million

Funding source: TxDOT
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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