Transportation update: Lexington Boulevard improvements to be complete ahead of schedule

Lexington Boulevard improvements

Lexington Boulevard improvements

This Sugar Land project is 90 percent complete, and work crews continue to pave the streets where new storm sewer improvements were made. This project is slated to finish approximately one month ahead of schedule.

Timeline: May 2017-February 2018
Cost: $3.2 million
Funding source: city of Sugar Land
By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.


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