Traffic alert for the Katy Freeway

January 4, 2008 5:47:11 AM PST
There is a traffic alert for Katy freeway commuters that's going to be around for a few months.Starting tonight at 10pm, the Katy Freeway east and westbound connector ramps to the northbound beltway will be closed.

The eastbound ramp will be shut down through April. The westbound ramp will be closed through August.

There are more weekend and nightly closures will continue around the Katy Beltway interchange in the coming weeks and months, now that the holiday break in construction is over.

LIST OF I-10/BELTWAY 8 INTERCHANGE CONSTRUCTION CLOSURES

For the weekend of Friday, January 4 through Monday, January 7

  • The I-10/Katy Freeway eastbound direct connector ramp to Beltway 8 northbound will be closed effective 10 PM, Friday, January 4 until April 2008. I-10 eastbound traffic destined to Beltway 8 northbound will detour the I-10 eastbound mainlanes via the Beltway 8 frontage road exit, make a left to the Beltway 8 northbound frontage road and enter the Beltway 8 mainlanes just north of Westview.
  • The I-10/Katy Freeway westbound direct connector ramp to Beltway 8 northbound will be closed effective 10 PM, Friday, January 4 until August 2008. I-10 westbound traffic destined to Beltway 8 northbound will need to exit the I-10 westbound mainlanes via the Beltway 8 frontage road exit, make a right on the Beltway 8 northbound frontage road and enter the Beltway 8 mainlanes just north of Westview.
  • There will be a TOTAL CLOSURE of the I-10/Katy Freeway eastbound and westbound direct connector ramps to Beltway 8 southbound overnight beginning 10 PM, Friday, January 4 until 5 AM, Saturday, January 5. I-10 eastbound traffic destined to Beltway 8 southbound will need to exit at the Beltway 8 frontage road exit to the I-10 eastbound frontage road to Beltway 8, make a right on the Beltway 8 southbound frontage road and enter the Beltway 8 mainlanes just south of Kimberley. I-10 westbound traffic destined to Beltway 8 southbound will need to exit at the Beltway 8 frontage road exit to the I-10 westbound frontage road to Beltway 8, to make a left to the Beltway 8 southbound frontage road and enter the Beltway 8 mainlanes just south of Kimberley.
  • There will be alternating lane closures on Beltway 8 northbound between Memorial and I-10/Katy Freeway overnight beginning 10 PM, Friday, January 4 until 5 AM, Saturday, January 5. The Beltway 8 northbound direct connector ramps to I-10/Katy Freeway eastbound and westbound will remain open.
  • The I-10/Katy Freeway eastbound entrance ramp from Kirkwood will be closed overnight beginning 9 PM, Friday, January 4 until 5 AM, Saturday, January 5. Detour to the next entrance ramp.
  • Two lanes of Beltway 8 northbound between Memorial and I-10/Katy Freeway will be closed Saturday, January 5 and Sunday, January 6 from 5 AM to 10 PM. The Beltway 8 northbound direct connector ramps to I-10/Katy Freeway eastbound and westbound will remain open.
  • The I-10 westbound entrance ramp from Gessner will also be closed Saturday, January 5 from 6 AM to 12 PM. Use the entrance ramp just west of Beltway 8.
  • The I-10/Katy Freeway westbound frontage road between Conrad Sauer and Beltway 8 will be closed Saturday, January 5 from 6 AM to 3 PM. Access to local businesses along the frontage road will be via Westview and side street access. Traffic destined westbound will detour via Conrad Sauer to Westview, make a left to the Beltway 8 southbound frontage road and take the Beltway 8 southbound frontage road to the I-10 westbound frontage road.
  • There will be a TOTAL CLOSURE of Beltway 8 northbound and southbound between Westview and Memorial overnight Saturday, January 5 and Sunday, January 6 from 10 PM to 5 AM. The Beltway 8 northbound and southbound direct connector ramps to I-10/Katy Freeway eastbound and westbound will remain open.

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