As construction on segments F-1, F-2 and G of the Grand Parkway heads into its second year, local officials are hoping an additional direct connector designed to alleviate traffic east of I-45 is added to the project.
Montgomery County has approved plans for a two-lane expansion of Rayford Road and the addition of a bridge to bypass the Union Pacific railroad tracks that intersect Rayford Road. However, funding for the project still has not been secured.
Sam Houston State University is working toward a deal with Johnson Development Corporation to build a medical school on the site of the former Camp Strake property, which the development company purchased last year.
While the primary focus of the South Montgomery County Mobility Study was to develop a roadway plan to accommodate future growth and address traffic concerns, planners also considered options for a bicycle and pedestrian network.
The Houston-Galveston Area Council’s long-term needs study for south Montgomery County identified major projects that could be implemented over the next six to 25 years, projects designed to move traffic better north and south, and east and west.
In an attempt to strengthen the district, Spring ISD is inviting the community—including staff, parents and other community members—to participate in one of four community forums in the next two months.