New section of Independence Boulevard in Missouri City to open

Traffic will switch July 22 for continued construction on Dairy Ashford Road in Sugar Land.

Traffic will switch July 22 for continued construction on Dairy Ashford Road in Sugar Land.

Missouri City construction crews expect to open a new section of Independence Boulevard from Staffordshire to the new roadway, Heritage Court, on March 26, according to the city.

The work is part of the $7.5 million Independence Boulevard project, which is reconstructing the existing two-lane concrete roadway into a four-lane concrete divided street. Construction began in August and is slated to end in November.

In addition, Staffordshire Road will be closed to through traffic north of Independence and south of Scanlin Road as part of the reconstruction. Knanaya Homes residents and patrons of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4010 will have access during construction, according to the city.

Court Road will remain closed east of Waterfall Drive. Meadowcreek residents can access Waterfall from the new Independence tie in. Traffic control and detour routes will be set up.

By Christine Hall
Christine Hall joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2018, and covers Missouri City and Fort Bend ISD. She previously reported on health care innovation for the Texas Medical Center, was a freelancer, and held various news roles at the Houston Business Journal.


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