The Harris County Precinct 4 project, which includes upgrading Hufsmith Road between Burroughs Park and Lakes at Creekside Drive, was awarded to Angel Brothers Enterprises Ltd. on Dec. 15. A pre-construction meeting will be held upon completion of the award phase, which will take 45-60 days. The project also includes the addition of a secondary access road to Burroughs Park as well as intersection improvements and traffic signal modifications.
Cost: $4.09 million
Funding source: Harris County Precinct 4
FM 2978 widening
The Texas Department of Transportation project is widening FM 2978 from two to four lanes in two phases. Phase 1, which stretches from FM 1488 to south of Dry Creek near Hardin Store Road, was 59% complete as of Dec. 1. Phase 2, which stretches from south of Dry Creek to Hufsmith-Conroe Road, was 94% complete as of Dec. 1.
Timeline: September 2018-second quarter 2021 (Phase 1), January 2018-first quarter 2021 (Phase 2)
Cost: $21.47 million (Phase 1), $13.7 million (Phase 2)
Funding sources: TxDOT, federal funds
FM 1488 widening
TxDOT began work in late November on a project to widen FM 1488 west of the city of Magnolia. The project widens FM 1488 between the Waller County line to FM 1774 in Magnolia from two to four lanes with a continuous left-turn lane. As of Dec. 1, the project by Lindsey Construction Inc. was 5% complete, according to TxDOT information.
Timeline: Nov. 23, 2020-first quarter 2023
Cost: $29.79 million
Funding source: TxDOT