GALLERY: See how work is progressing on HCTRA's Tomball Tollway extension

HCTRA is working to extend the tolled portion of Hwy. 249 between Spring Creek at the Harris-Montgomery county line and FM 2920 in Tomball,  a project estimated to be complete in 2019.

HCTRA is working to extend the tolled portion of Hwy. 249 between Spring Creek at the Harris-Montgomery county line and FM 2920 in Tomball, a project estimated to be complete in 2019.

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Nearly nine months after breaking ground in February, the Tomball Tollway extension is taking shape in Tomball. In addition to the tolled roadway, the Harris County Toll Road Authority project is slated to add a stormwater detention area, sidewalks, feeder roads and accommodations for a future trail system to Spring Creek Park.

For more about the all-inclusive project, view a map of Phase 2 between FM 2920 and Spring Creek in Tomball.
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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