Major closings for the 69/610 interchange reconstruction project for the next two weekends, beginning tonight (Feb. 1), will necessitate planning to avoid detours and delays.
Warning and messaging lights and off-duty officers will be used, as needed, to keep traffic moving. You can follow the project here, or get information by calling 713-802-5076.
The Texas Department of Transportation added these two new alerts to a list of long-term closings:
•IH 69 Northbound to IH 610 West Loop northbound and southbound connectors: Total closure continuously from 9 p.m. today through 5 a.m. Monday, and again next weekend, Feb. 8-11. Detour via IH 69 northbound main lanes and take exit towards Weslayan Street. Traffic to use the U-turn at Weslayan and continue onto the entrance ramp to IH-69 southbound main lanes. Traffic to proceed on the main lanes until reaching the appropriate connector for either IH-610 northbound or southbound.
•IH 69 northbound entrance ramp from Chimney Rock Road: Total closure continuously from 9 p.m. today through 5 a.m. Monday and again next weekend, Feb. 8-11. Detour from Chimney Rock Road take IH 69 southbound frontage road. U-turn at Fountain View Drive onto IH 69 northbound frontage road. Take left entrance onto IH 69 main lanes.
•IH 610 Northbound Exit to Westpark Dr.: Total Closure Continuously, until further notice. Detour Westpark Dr. traffic to continue on Northbound IH 610. Traffic to take IH 69 Southbound connector to IH 69 Southbound main lanes. Traffic to take the Chimney Rock Exit Ramp. Traffic to continue on IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. and turn left (South) at Chimney Rock towards Westpark Dr. Continue on Westpark Dr. to IH 610 West Loop.
•IH 610 Northbound Frontage Road between Glenmont Dr. and Westpark Dr.: Two (Inside) Lane(s) Closed Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 08.10.18 through 5:00 AM on Sunday, 02.10.19.
•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 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 Frontage Road between Westpark Dr. and Newcastle: 1 Right, (Outside) Lane Closed Continuously until further notice.
•IH 69 Southbound Frontage Road between IH 610 West Loop and S. Rice Ave.: Total Closure closed Continuously from 9:00 PM Thursday, 01.03.19 through 5:00 AM Monday, 01.13.19. 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.
•Westpark Drive between S. Rice Avenue & IH 610 West Loop: Total Closure Nightly from 9:00 PM Friday, 01.25.19 and 5:00 AM Monday, 03.04.19. Westbound traffic: Turn right (North) onto IH 610 West Loop Northbound Frontage Road. Turn left (West) onto Richmond Ave. Turn left (South) onto S. Rice Avenue. Turn right (West) onto Westpark Dr. Eastbound traffic: Turn right (South) onto S. Rice Avenue. Turn left (East) onto Fournace Pl. Turn left (North) onto IH 610 West Loop Northbound Frontage Road. Turn right (East) onto Westpark Drive.