Hwy. 249 southbound main lanes to close overnight Tuesday in Tomball and Magnolia: 4 lane closures to know, May 1-4

Several on- and off-ramps are closed on Loop 101 this weekend.

Several on- and off-ramps are closed on Loop 101 this weekend.

The Texas Department of Transportation and Houston TranStar database have announced multiple lane closures scheduled this week in Tomball and Magnolia, most notably an overnight closure of southbound Hwy. 249 lanes in Tomball as traffic shifts to new frontage lanes.

  1. Southbound main lanes of Hwy. 249 as well as the southbound frontage road between Vallie Street and the Hwy. 249 toll road in Tomball are closed overnight 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 2. Five alternate lanes are available. Lanes are closed overnight as the Harris County Toll Road Authority shifts traffic to the newly constructed southbound frontage road. Read more about the change in traffic pattern here.

  2. North Grove Parkway between Hufsmith Conroe Road and FM 2978 is closed continuously until 5 p.m. Friday, May 4. As eastbound and westbound lanes are closed in this section, traffic to North Grove Subdivision can access the parkway via Hufsmith Conroe Road.

  3. Northbound and southbound lanes of Hwy. 249 between the Harris-Montgomery county line and FM 149 are closed nightly 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the morning of Thursday, May 3. Two alternate lanes are available to drivers.

  4. One outside lane southbound on Hwy. 249 from Spring Creek to Brown Road is closed daily 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, May 4.


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.