Sugar Land road crews to begin work on Lexington Boulevard

Residents who drive near the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land will see some lane closures beginning April 1.

City of Sugar Land road construction crews will be alternating lane closures along Lexington Boulevard between Oxbow Drive and the Smart Financial Centre through April 6 for street and paver repair work to take place on the four-lane road.

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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The Richmond location opened in September. (Courtesy Basecamp Fitness Sugar Land)
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