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Posted on: July 17, 2020

JULY 17 - UPDATE: IH 69 / IH 610 Construction Closures

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IMPORTANT NOTICE of this weekend’s MAJOR closures for the IH 610 Northbound & Southbound Main Lanes. Please seek alternate routes. Details for this closure, and other closures pertaining to the IH 69 / IH 610 Interchange Project, can be found highlighted below.

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.

 Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to seek alternate routes.

  • TxDOT PIO System: www.houstontranstar.org
  • Project Website: www.hou610at69.com
  • Project Updates on Twitter: @HOU610at69

UPCOMING CLOSURES

IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes between Westheimer Rd. and IH 69 SOUTHWEST: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM Monday, 07.13.20 to Sunday, 08.02.20. Traffic exit Westheimer Rd. Continue along IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance onto IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes.

IH 610 Southbound to IH 69 Northbound & Southbound Connector: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM Monday, 07.13.20 to Sunday, 08.02.20. Traffic to exit Richmond Ave./Hidalgo St. Turn left (South) onto Post Oak Blvd.  Continue right onto IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. Traffic for IH 69 Southbound to take first entrance ramp onto IH 69 Southbound Main Lanes. Traffic for IH 69 Northbound to take U-turn at Chimney Rock Rd. onto IH 69 Northbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance ramp onto IH 69 Northbound Main Lanes.

IH 610 Northbound Main Lanes between Westpark Dr. and IH 69 SOUTHWEST: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM Monday, 07.13.20 to Sunday, 08.02.20. Traffic to exit Westheimer. Continue along IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance ramp onto IH 610 Northbound Main Lanes.

MAJOR CLOSURE: IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes between Westheimer Rd. and IH 69 SOUTHWEST: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 07.17.20 to 5:00 AM Monday, 07.20.20. Traffic to exit Westheimer Rd.  Continue along IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance onto IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes.

MAJOR CLOSURE: IH 610 Southbound to IH 69 Northbound & Southbound Connector: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 07.17.20 to 5:00 AM Monday, 07.20.20. Traffic to exit Westheimer Rd. Continue on IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take entrance ramp onto IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes. Exit Fournace Pl. onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. U-turn at Bissonnet onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance ramp onto IH 610 Northbound Main Lanes. Take respective connector to IH 69 Northbound or Southbound.

MAJOR CLOSURE: IH 610 Entrance Ramp from Post Oak Rd.: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 07.17.20 to 5:00 AM Monday, 07.20.20. Traffic to join detour along IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance ramp onto IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes.

MAJOR CLOSURE: Westheimer Rd. Eastbound and Westbound between Post Oak and IH 610: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 07.17.20 to 5:00 AM Monday, 07.20.20. MAJOR CLOSURE: Eastbound traffic to turn right(South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Merge onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (East) onto Westpark Dr. Turn left (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Continue to Westheimer Rd. Westbound traffic to turn right (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (West) onto San Felipe St. Turn left (South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Continue to Westheimer Rd.

MAJOR CLOSURE: Richmond Ave. Eastbound and Westbound at IH 610 Underpass: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 07.17.20 to 5:00 AM Monday, 07.20.20. Eastbound traffic to take IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (West) onto Westheimer Rd. Turn left (South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Continue to Richmond Ave. Westbound traffic to take IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (East) onto Westpark Dr. Turn left (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Continue to Richmond Ave.

NEW MAJOR CLOSURE: IH 69 Northbound between IH 610 West Loop and Newcastle Dr.: 1 Right (Outside) Lane Closed Daily, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday, 07.18.20 and Sunday, 07.19.20.

IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes between Westheimer Rd. and IH 69 SOUTHWEST: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM Monday, 07.20.20 to 5:00 AM Friday, 07.24.20. Traffic to exit Westheimer Rd. Continue along IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance onto IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes.

IH 610 Southbound to IH 69 Northbound & Southbound Connector: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM Monday, 07.20.20 to 5:00 AM Friday, 07.24.20. Traffic to exit Westheimer Rd. Continue on IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take entrance ramp onto IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes. Exit Fournace Pl. onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. U-turn at Bissonnet onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance ramp onto IH 610 Northbound Main Lanes. Take respective connector to IH 69 Northbound or Southbound.

IH 610 Entrance Ramp from Post Oak Rd.: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM Monday, 07.20.20 to 5:00 AM Friday, 07.24.20. Traffic to join detour along IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance ramp onto IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes.

Westheimer Rd. Eastbound and Westbound between Post Oak and IH 610: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM Monday, 07.20.20 to 5:00 AM Friday, 07.24.20. Eastbound traffic to turn right(South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Merge onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (East) onto Westpark Dr. Turn left (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Continue to Westheimer Rd. Westbound traffic to turn right (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (West) onto San Felipe St. Turn left (South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Continue to Westheimer Rd.

Richmond Ave. Eastbound and Westbound at IH 610 Underpass: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM Monday, 07.20.20 to 5:00 AM Friday, 07.24.20. Eastbound traffic to take IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (West) onto Westheimer Rd. Turn left (South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Continue to Richmond Ave. Westbound traffic to take IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (East) onto Westpark Dr. Turn left (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Continue to Richmond Ave.

LONG TERM CLOSURES

IH 610 Northbound Frontage Road at Westpark Dr.: U-Turn Closed Continuously, until further notice. Traffic to continue to Westpark Dr. turn left (west) onto Westpark Dr. then turn left (south) onto IH 610 southbound frontage road.

IH 610 Northbound Frontage Road at Fournace Pl.: U-Turn Closed Continuously, from 9:00 PM Tuesday, 12.17.19 until further notice. Traffic to take signaled lights. Turn left (West) onto Fournace Pl. Turn left (South) onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd.

IH 610 Southbound Frontage Road at Fournace Pl.: U-Turn Closed Continuously, from 12.10.19, until further notice. Traffic to turn left (East) at Fournace Pl. Turn left onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd.

IH 610 Southbound Frontage Road between Richmond Ave. and Bissonnet St.: Alternate Lane(s) remain Closed Continuously until further notice.  At least one southbound frontage road lane will remain open.

IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. at Hidalgo St.: Permanent Closure, starting 9:00 PM, Friday, 01.10.20.  Traffic can access Hidalgo St. from the IH 610 West Loop Southbound Exit Ramp to Hidalgo St./Richmond Ave.  Traffic can also continue to access the IH 69 Entrance Ramp via the IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. coming from West Alabama and Westheimer.

IH 69 Northbound Connector to IH 610 Northbound: 1 Alternate Lane Closed Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 06.12.20, until further notice.

IH 69 Northbound Frontage Rd. between Westpark Dr. and Newcastle Dr.: Total Closure Closed Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 09.06.19 until further notice.  Traffic to take Westpark Dr. (East) and turn left (North) onto Newcastle Dr. and continue to the IH-69 Southwest Frontage Rd. An Alternate detour, Traffic to take the IH-610 West Loop Northbound Frontage Rd. turn right (East) on Richmond Ave. then turn right (South) onto Weslayan St. and continue to the IH-69 Southwest Frontage Rd.

IH 69 Northbound Frontage Rd. between Newcastle Dr. and Weslayan St.: Alternate Lane Closed Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 09.06.19, until further notice.

IH 69 Southbound Exit Ramp to Chimney Rock Rd.: 1 Alternate Lane(s) Closed Continuously until further notice.

IH 69 Southbound Frontage Road between S. Rice Ave. and Chimney Rock Rd.: 1 Alternate Lane Closed Continuously until further notice.

IH 69 Southwest Freeway Express/HOV Lanes Entrance and Exit to Westpark Dr.: Total Closure Continuously until further notice.  Detour via the Express/HOV Lanes Entrance and Exit to Edloe Street.

Post Oak Blvd. Northbound and Southbound between IH 69 and Hidalgo St.: 1 Alternate Lane(s) Closed Continuously until further notice.  At least two lanes both southbound and northbound will remain open.

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.

Updated: 7/17/20

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