US 290 Weekend Travel Alert

Cypress, TX (June 10, 2016) 

Project J-1/J-2 (IH 610/US 290 interchange)

Crews are working on bridge structures and placing permanent striping throughout the interchange.

  •  Total Closure – US 290 eastbound direct connector to IH 610 North Loop eastbound will be closed continuously from 9 p.m., Friday, June 10, to 9 p.m., Saturday, June 11. Motorists will be detoured to IH 610 West Loop southbound, exit Woodway/Memorial and U-turn to IH 610 northbound.
  •  IH 610 North Loop eastbound mainlanes from W. 18th to Ella will have two alternating lanes closed continuously from 9 p.m., Friday, June 10 to 9 p.m., Sunday, June 12.  Crews will begin work on the two inside lanes and once complete, will move to the two outside lanes.  Once the two outside lanes are closed, the entrance from T.C. Jester and exit to Ella will be closed.
  •  IH 610 West Loop northbound mainlanes from Old Katy to W. 18th will have one outside lane closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 11.
  •  IH 610 West Loop northbound connector to US 290 will have one outside lane closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 11.
  • Total Closure – Hempstead both east- and westbound under IH 610 West Loop will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 11.  Motorists traveling eastbound will be detoured right on N. Post Oak, left on Old Katy to Washington Avenue.  Motorists traveling westbound will be detoured right on IH 610 northbound frontage, left on W. 18th to Hempstead.
  • Total Closure – US 290 eastbound connector to IH 610 West Loop southbound will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday, June 12 and Monday, June 13.  Motorists will be detoured to the IH 610 North Loop eastbound, exit at Ella, U-turn to IH 610 westbound to IH 610 southbound.
  • Total Closure of U-turn – US 290 westbound U-turn at W. 34th will be closed continuously from 7 a.m., Saturday, June 11 to 3 p.m., Friday, July 8.

 

Project I (W. 34th Street to Pinemont)

Crews will work on paving at W. 43rd and straighten concrete barriers between the HOV lane and mainlanes.

  • Total Closure – W. 43rd southbound at US 290 will be closed continuously from 9 p.m., Friday, June 10 to 9 p.m., Sunday, June 12.  Motorists will be detoured to Bingle or Lang to the US 290 eastbound frontage road.  Local traffic will continue having access to shopping centers in the area.
  •  US 290 east- and westbound mainlanes from Antoine to Pinemont will have one inside lane closed overnight from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m., Saturday, June 11.

 

Project H (Pinemont to W. Little York)

Crews are working on paving.

  • Total Closure – US 290 westbound frontage road from Gessner to Hahl Road will be closed overnight from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Friday, June 10.  Motorists will be detoured right on Gessner, left to W. Little York to US 290.

Utility crews will remove an existing overhead utility line on US 290 at Guhn.

  • Total Closure – US 290 east- and westbound mainlanes and frontage road at Guhn will be closed, which is between Tidwell and Fairbanks N. Houston, from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m., Sunday, June 12.  The closure will take place in 20 minute intervals while crews cut the line and then remove it from the roadway.

 

Project G (W. Little York to FM 529)

The contractor will be pouring the concrete bridge deck on US 290 westbound mainlanes over FM 529.  Expect heavy delays traveling through the project this weekend.

  • US 290 east- and westbound mainlanes will have two inside lanes closed from Senate to W. Little York continuously from 9 p.m., Friday, June 10 to 5 a.m., Monday, June 13.
  • US 290 westbound connector to Sam Houston Tollway north- and southbound will be closed continuously from 9 p.m., Friday, June 10 to 5 a.m., Monday, June 13.  Motorists will be detoured to the frontage road at the exit past Gessner.  To access the tollway northbound, turn right on Beltway 8 frontage road and enter tollway past Philippine.  To access the tollway southbound, turn left on Beltway 8 frontage and enter tollway past W. Little York.
  • Sam Houston Tollway north- and southbound connector to US 290 westbound will be closed continuously from 9 p.m., Friday, June 10 to 5 a.m., Monday, June 13. Motorists will be detoured to US 290 eastbound, exit at Fairbanks N. Houston, U-turn to US 290 westbound and enter mainlanes before Jones.
  • FM 529 north- and southbound under US 290 will have alternating closures continuously from 9 p.m., Friday, June 10 to 5 a.m., Monday, June 13.

 

Please note that scheduled closures are subject to change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen events that may occur.  A listing of all scheduled US 290 lane closures can be viewed online at www.my290.com. For a list of scheduled lane closures in the greater Houston area and to view the Houston area real time traffic map, go online to  www.houstontranstar.org. Follow them on Twitter @my290houston for updates.

Courtesy of TxDOT Houston District