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Posted on: January 7, 2021

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. New closures are indicated as such. 

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

Keep Informed:

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

UPCOMING CLOSURES

NEW: Richmond Ave. Eastbound & Westbound at IH 610 WEST LOOP Frontage Rds.: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 01.08.21 to 5:00 AM Monday, 01.11.21. Westbound traffic to turn right (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (West) onto Westheimer Rd. Turn left (South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Continue to Richmond Ave. Eastbound traffic to turn right (South) onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (East) onto Westpark Dr. Turn left (North) onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Continue towards Richmond Ave.

NEW: IH 69 SOUTHWEST Northbound Frontage Rd. at Newcastle Dr.: Total Closure Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 01.08.21 to 5:00 AM Monday, 01.11.21. Southbound Newcastle Dr. traffic to continue IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. Merge with IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (West) onto Richmond Ave. Turn left (South) onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. Turn left (East) onto Westpark Dr. Continue to Newcastle Dr. Northbound Newcastle Dr. traffic to head east on Westpark Dr. Turn left (North) onto Weslayan St. Turn left (West) onto IH 69 Southbound Frontage Rd. Continue to Newcastle Dr. IH 69 Northbound Frontage Rd. traffic to head east on Westpark Dr. Turn left (North) onto Weslayan St. Continue to IH 69 Northbound Frontage Rd.

Richmond Ave. Eastbound between Sage Rd. and IH 610 WEST LOOP Southbound Frontage Rd.: 3 Alternate Lanes Closed Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 01.08.21 to 5:00 AM Monday, 01.11.21. 

Richmond Ave. Westbound between Lancashire St. and IH 610 WEST LOOP Northbound Frontage Rd.: 3 Alternate Lanes Closed Continuously, from 9:00 PM Friday, 01.08.21 to 5:00 AM Monday, 01.11.21. 

IH 610 WEST LOOP Southbound Frontage Rd. between Richmond Ave. and Westpark Dr.: 1 Alternate Lane Closed Overnight, from 9:00 PM Saturday, 01.09.21 to 5:00 AM Sunday, 01.10.21. 

IH 610 WEST LOOP Southbound Frontage Rd. between Westpark Dr. and Bissonnet St.: Total Closure Overnight, from 9:00 PM Sunday, 01.10.21 to 5:00 AM Monday, 01.11.21.  Traffic to turn right (West) onto Westpark Dr. Turn left (South) onto S. Rice Ave. Turn left (East) onto Bissonnet St. Turn right (South) onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd.

IH 610 WEST LOOP Southbound Exit to Fournace Pl.: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM Monday, 01.11.21 to Wednesday, 01.13.21. Traffic to continue IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes. Take Bellaire Blvd. exit onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. U-turn at Bellaire Blvd. onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Continue to Fournace Pl.

IH 69 SOUTHWEST Northbound Exit to Fournace Pl. from the IH 69 Northbound to IH 610 Southbound Connector: Total Closure Nightly, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM Wednesday, 01.13.21 Friday, 01.15.21. Traffic to continue IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes. Take Bellaire Blvd. exit onto IH 610 Southbound Frontage Rd. U-turn at Bellaire Blvd. onto IH 610 Northbound Frontage Rd. Continue to Fournace Pl.

LONG TERM CLOSURES

IH 610 WEST LOOP Southbound Entrance Ramp from Fournace Pl.: Total Closure, from 9:00 PM Friday, 10.02.20 until further notice. Traffic to continue on IH 510 Southbound Frontage Rd. Take next entrance ramp onto IH 610 Southbound Main Lanes.

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 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 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.

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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