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Posted on: January 22, 2019

UPDATE: IH 69 / IH 610 Construction Closures

Here are the most recent 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. New closures are indicated below.


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


These closures have been input into the TxDOT PIO system and can be found at www.houstontranstar.org.


Project Website:

http://www.dot.state.tx.us/texasclearlanes/what-were-doing/congestion-projects-i69-i610.htm. You can also follow project updates and information on Twitter @HOU610at69.


NEW: IH 69 Northbound to IH 610 West Loop Northbound & Southbound Connectors: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 02.08.19 through 5:00 AM Monday, 02.11.19. This closure will also occur during the same time window on the weekend of 02.15.19 through 02.18.19. Detour via IH 69 Northbound main lanes and take exit towards Weslayan Street. Traffic to use the U-turn at Weslayan St. 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.


NEW: IH 69 Northbound Entrance Ramp from Chimney Rock Rd.: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 02.08.19 through 5:00 AM Monday, 02.11.19. This closure will also occur during the same time window on the weekend of 02.15.19 through 02.18.19. Detour from Chimney Rock Rd. take IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. U-Turn at Fountain View Dr. onto IH 69 Northbound Frontage Rd. 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 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.


NEW: S. Rice Avenue Northbound between IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. and Sage Road: Alternate Lane(s) Closure Daily from 9:00 AM Wednesday, 02.06.19 and 3:00 PM Friday, 02.11.19.


NEW: S. Rice Avenue Northbound between IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. and Sage Road: Total Closure Continuously from 9:00 PM Friday, 02.08.19 and 5:00 AM Monday, 02.11.19. Northbound S. Rice Avenue traffic to take left onto IH 69 Southbound Frontage Road and continue on IH 69 Southbound Frontage Road to Chimney Rock Road. Traffic to take right (North) on Chimney Rock Road to Richmond Avenue. Traffic to take right (East) at Richmond Avenue and continue to S. Rice Avenue.


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. An alternate detour is to follow go North on Chimney Rock Road. Turn right (East) onto Richmond Ave. Turn right (South) onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Road until you reach Westpark Dr.


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.

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