Design phase started for Hufsmith-Kohrville Road widening project and 2 more projects to follow in Tomball

Here are three project updates in the Greater Tomball area. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here are three project updates in the Greater Tomball area. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Here are three project updates in the Greater Tomball area. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Here are three project updates in the Greater Tomball area.

1. Harris County Precinct 4 is planning to widen Hufsmith-Kohrville Road from north of Ezekiel Road to Holderrieth Road in Tomball from a two-lane pavement section to a four-lane concrete boulevard.

The project is Segment 3 of a multisegment project by Precinct 4. Some segments will include a continuous turn lane in lieu of a raised median.

A traffic signal will also be installed at Woodlands Shores Drive.

The project is in the design phase, which is expected to be complete in the first quarter of 2022, according to Precinct 4’s Infrastructure Division. The county anticipates to advertise the segment for construction bids in the third quarter of 2023 to allow time for the completion of Hufsmith-Kohrville Road Segment 2, which will expand the road to a four-lane boulevard between Hollow Glen Lane and Ezekiel Road farther south.


The estimated cost is $20 million but is subject to change pending further design modifications, according to the Precinct 4.

2. Upgrades to Hufsmith Road between Burroughs Park and Creekside Lakes Drive are on track to be completed in January 2022, according to Kent Clingerman, community aide with Harris County Precinct 4’s Community Assistance Department. The Precinct 4 project includes the addition of a secondary Burroughs Park access road as well as two to three traffic signals, Clingerman said.

Timeline: May 5, 2021-January 2022

Cost: $4.3 million

Funding source: Precinct 4

3. A widening project for the stretch of Boudreaux Road from Old Boudreaux Lane to Gleannloch Forest Drive just south of Tomball is in the study phase. Victoria Bryant, assistant director of Precinct 4’s Infrastructure Division, said Boudreaux Road is being evaluated for a four-lane section with a raised median; the study phase will be complete in 2022.

Timeline: TBD

Cost: $11.2 million

Funding source: Precinct 4
By Chandler France

Reporter, Tomball/Magnolia

Chandler joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, where he was the executive editor of Annenberg Media. He previously interned with the company in Gilbert, AZ and with the Beacon Project, an investigative reporting team in Los Angeles. Chandler is originally from Laguna Hills, CA.



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