A Texas Department of Transportation project widening FM 1488 west of the city of Magnolia is getting underway. The project, which will widen the road from two to four lanes with a continuous left turn lane, is expected to start in late September. The project extends from the Waller County line to FM 1774 in the city of Magnolia and was awarded to Lindsey Construction Inc. The project is expected to take 27 months to complete.

Timeline: September 2020-December 2022

Cost: $29.79 million

Funding source: TxDOT