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Posted on: January 8, 2020

UPDATE: IH 69 / IH 610 Construction Closures

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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.

UPCOMING CLOSURES

Westpark Tollway Eastbound Exit Ramp to Post Oak Blvd.: Total Closure Overnight, from 9:00 PM Tuesday, 01.08.20 to 5:00 AM Wednesday, 01.09.20. Traffic to take IH 69 Northbound Main Lanes. Alternate detour: traffic to take Westpark Dr. Exit. Turn left (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (West) onto Richmond Ave. Turn right (North) onto Post Oak Blvd.

IH 610 Southbound Frontage Road at Westpark Dr.: Total Closure Overnight, from 9:00 PM Tuesday, 01.08.20 to 5:00 AM Wednesday, 01.09.20. Eastbound traffic to turn right (South) onto S. Rice Avenue. Turn left (East) onto Fournace Pl. Turn left (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn right (East) onto Westpark Dr. Westbound traffic to turn right (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (West) onto Richmond Ave. Turn left (South) onto Sage Rd. Turn right (West) onto Westpark Dr.

IH 69 Northbound and Southbound Connector Ramps to IH 610 Southbound: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM, Wednesday, 01.08.20, to Friday, 01.10.20. Southbound traffic to continue on IH 69 Southbound. Take Chimney Rock Rd. Exit. Turn left (South) onto Chimney Rock Rd. Turn left (East) onto Westpark Dr. Turn right (South) onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance onto IH 610 Southbound. Northbound traffic to exit Chimney Rock Rd. Turn right (South) onto Westpark Dr. Turn right (South) onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance onto IH 610 Southbound.

IH 610 Southbound from FM-1093/Westheimer Rd. to Fournace Pl: 2 Outside (Right) Lane(s) Nightly, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM, Wednesday, 01.08.20, to Friday, 01.10.20.

IH 610 Southbound Entrance Ramp from FM-1093/Wetheimer Rd.: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM, Wednesday, 01.08.20, to Friday, 01.10.20. Traffic to turn (West) onto Hidalgo St. Turn left (South) onto S. Post Oak Blvd. Continue onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take first entrance ramp onto IH 610 Southbound.

IH 610 Southbound Entrance Ramp from FM-1093/Westheimer Rd.: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 01.10.20 until further notice. Traffic to take connector to IH 69 Southbound. Take Chimney Rock Rd. Exit. Take U-Turn at Chimney Rock Rd. onto IH 69 Northbound Frontage Rd. Take Entrance Ramp onto IH 69 Northbound. Take IH 610 Southbound connector.

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.

IH 610 Southbound Exit Ramp to Hidalgo St./Richmond Ave.: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 01.10.20 through 5:00 AM Monday, 01.13.20. Traffic to take connector to IH 69 Northbound. Take Weslayan St. Exit. Take U-Turn at Weslayan St. onto IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. Continue along IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. until you reach Richmond Ave. Alternate Detour: Traffic to take Westheimer Rd. Exit. Turn right (West) onto Westheimer Rd. Turn left (South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Continue until you reach Hidalgo St. or Richmond Ave. respectively.

 

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 through 5:00 AM Monday, 01.13.20. Traffic to take signaled lights. Turn left (West) onto Fournace Pl. Turn left (South) onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd.

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 IH 610 West Loop Southbound Frontage Rd. to Fournace Pl. An alternate detour is to follow the IH 610 Southbound main lanes to the exit to Bellaire Blvd.; U-Turn at Bellaire Blvd and follow the IH 610 Northbound Frontage Road to Fournace Pl.

 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 69 Northbound & Southbound between Newcastle Dr. and S. Rice Ave.: 1 Inside (Left) Lane Closed Continuously, from 5:00 AM Monday, 06.17.19 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 through 5:00 AM Monday, 12.02.20.

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

IH 69 Southbound Frontage Road between IH 610 West Loop and S. Rice Ave.: Total Closure Continuously until further notice. Detour to turn right (West) onto Richmond Ave. Turn left (South) onto S. Rice Avenue. Detour can continue through onto S. Rice Avenue or turn right (West) onto IH 69 Southwest Freeway Southbound Frontage Road.

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.

Published 1/8/2020, 9:06 AM

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