Medical Complex Drive extension awaiting traffic light in Tomball

City Manager David Esquivel said as of early February construction is finished and that the city is waiting on a utility pole to be moved by CenterPoint Energy so a traffic light can be installed at Hufsmith-Kohrville. (Courtesy Fotolia)
City Manager David Esquivel said as of early February construction is finished and that the city is waiting on a utility pole to be moved by CenterPoint Energy so a traffic light can be installed at Hufsmith-Kohrville. (Courtesy Fotolia)

City Manager David Esquivel said as of early February construction is finished and that the city is waiting on a utility pole to be moved by CenterPoint Energy so a traffic light can be installed at Hufsmith-Kohrville. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The city of Tomball is extending Medical Complex Drive from the intersection of South Persimmon Street and Agg Road to Hufsmith-Kohrville Road to connect Hwy. 249 and Hufsmith-Kohrville. The four-lane boulevard will extend South Persimmon to connect Holderrieth Road and FM 2920. City Manager David Esquivel said as of early February construction is finished and that the city is waiting on a utility pole to be moved by CenterPoint Energy so a traffic light can be installed at Hufsmith-Kohrville.

Cost: $18.9 million


Timeline: June 2020-first quarter 2022

Funding sources: city of Tomball 2016 bond funds, Tomball Economic Development Corp.
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.