From: Paul Eley, TxDOT Projects Manager (Paul.Eley@txdot.gov)
Date: February 14, 2018 at 11:36 AM
Subject: TxDOT CSJ 0271-17-161 IH 69 Southwest Freeway at the IH 610 West Loop Upcoming Closures (02.14.18 Update)
Please see below for updates and revisions for the closures that are facilitating the proposed reconstruction of the IH 69 Southwest Freeway at the IH 610 West Loop Interchange. This project will facilitate the total reconstruction of this interchange. Revisions are in yellow highlight.
Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to seek alternate routes. These closures have been input into the TxDOT PIO system and can be found at www.houstontranstar.org.
A website for this project has been set up at http://www.dot.state.tx.us/texasclearlanes/what-were-doing/congestion-projects-i69-i610.htm. Also, follow project updates and information on Twitter @HOU610at69. The contacts for these closures are Alex Alvarado @ 346.234.9774, Paul Eley @ 281.536.3129, and Danny Perez with TxDOT PIO at 713.802.5077.
- IH 610 Southbound Frontage Road, north of Westpark Dr.: The current “Left Lane Must Turn Left” configuration will remain thru 5:00 AM on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
- IH 610 Southbound Frontage Road between Westpark Dr. and Fournace Pl.: 1 Alternate Lane remains closed continuously through 5:00 AM on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
- IH 610 Southbound Exit to Fournace Pl.: Total Closure Continuously until further notice. Detour via the Exit to Hidalgo St.; Turn Left, (South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Follow Post Oak Blvd. to the IH 610 West Loop Southbound Frontage road. Follow the the IH 610 West Loop Southbound Frontage Rd. to Fournace Pl. An alternate detour is to follow the IH 610 Southbound Mainlanes to the exit to Bellaire Blvd.; U-Turn at Bellaire Blvd and follow the IH 610 Northbound Frontage Road to Fournace Pl.
- IH 610 Northbound Frontage Road between Fournace Pl. and Westpark Dr.: 1 Alternate Lane closed continuously between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM between Monday, 02.05.18 and Friday, 02.16.18.
- Newcastle (Southbound) between the IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd and Westpark: 1 Right, (Outside) Lane closed continuously between 9:00 AM on Friday, 02.09.18 and 5:00 AM on Saturday, 05.05.18.
- IH 69 Southwest Freeway Express/HOV Lanes Entrance and Exit to Westpark: Total Closure Continuously starting at the close of Express/HOV Lanes Operations on Friday, 02.23.18. This closure will remain in place until further notice. Detour via the Express/HOV Lanes Entrance and Exit to Edloe Street.
- Off Duty Police Officers will be on site to assist, as needed, and changeable message signs will also be utilized as needed.
All closures are subject to cancellation or modification due to adverse weather. For more information please call the TxDOT Public Information Office at 713.802.5076.