Eight closures on Highway 290 this weekend

If you're planning on being out and about this weekend, we recommend not driving on Highway 290. 

There are eight different closures planned this weekend for road construction. 

Below are details on US 290 construction closures:
 
I-610/US 290 Interchange:

Total Closure – Hempstead Road both east - and westbound at I-610 West Loop will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 9.

Eastbound motorists will be detoured right on N. Post Oak, left on Old Katy Road, left on I-610 northbound frontage road to Hempstead. Westbound motorists will be detoured right on I-610 northbound frontage road, U-turn at W. 18th to Hempstead.
 
W. 34th to Pinemont:

Total Closure – Antoine both north- and southbound at US 290 will be closed continuously from 9 p.m. Friday, December 8, to 5 a.m. Monday, December 11.

Motorists will be detoured to the frontage road and U-turn.
US 290 eastbound frontage road at Antoine will have the left lane closed continuously from 9 p.m. Friday, December 8, to 5 a.m. Monday, December 11.

US 290 westbound frontage road from W. 34th to Antoine will have the outside lane closed overnight from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday, December 8.

US 290 westbound frontage road at Antoine will have the inside lane closed continuously from 5 a.m. Saturday, December 9, to 5 a.m. Monday, December 11.
 
FM 529 to Eldridge Parkway:

US 290 westbound mainlanes from West to Eldridge Parkway will have two lanes closed from 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 9.

The contractor will move concrete barrier to provide a left lane, and the merge will begin east of Jones. Once the work is complete, the two left mainlanes will open and the right lane will be closed through 5 a.m. Monday, December 11. 

Police will be present to direct westbound frontage road traffic through the signals at Jones, West and Eldridge. 

Total Closure – Eldridge Parkway both north- and southbound at US 290 will be closed continuously from 4 a.m. Saturday, December 9, to 12 a.m. Sunday, December 10.

Motorists will be detoured to the frontage road and U-turn.
 
Mueschke to Mason:
US 290 eastbound frontage road from SH 99 (Grand Parkway) to Mueschke will have the inside lane closed overnight from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday, December 8.
 
Mason to FM 2920:
Total Closure – US 290 mainlanes east- and westbound from Becker to Roberts/Katy-Hockley will have rolling 5-minute closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 10. 

US 290 westbound frontage road from Roberts to Badtke will have the inside lane closed from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 9.
 
 
A Glimpse Ahead
US 290 westbound mainlanes at Antoine will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Monday, December 11, to Friday, December 15 as the contractor continues work on the middle portion of the mainlanes.

Motorists will be detoured to the frontage road at W. 34th, and re-enter the mainlanes after Antoine.

US 290 westbound mainlanes at Jones will have two outside lanes closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Tuesday, December 12, to Thursday, December 14. The contractor will be placing concrete barrier.

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