Weekend construction to watch out for

April 4, 2008 11:18:35 AM PDT
If your weekend travel plans include the Katy Freeway, you might want to rethink your route. Beginnig at 9pm tonight, the westbound lanes of I-10 from Washington to the 610 Loop and multiple connector ramps will be closed. Traffic will be detoured at Washington. The lanes and ramps will re-open at 5am Monday.

At the same time, the westbound direct connector ramps from the Katy Freeway westbound to the West Loop northbound and southbound will be closed.

See maps of these closures and the designated detours

Meanwhile, the Katy Freeway westbound to Beltway 8 southbound direct connector ramp will be closed beginning 10 PM Sunday until August. Traffic will detour to the new I-10 westbound to Beltway 8 northbound direct connector ramp. See a map of the detour.

Additional Katy Freeway Program closures include:

  • TOTAL CLOSURE of the I-10/Katy Freeway eastbound frontage road between Beningus and Gessner beginning 9 PM, Friday, April 4 to 5 AM, Monday, April 7. Traffic will detour to the I-10 eastbound mainlanes to exit at Bunker Hill, U-turn at the signalized intersection to the I-10 westbound frontage road to Gessner.
  • TOTAL CLOSURE of the Gessner exit from the Beltway 8 northbound to I-10 eastbound direct connector ramp beginning 9 PM, Friday, April 4 to 5 AM, Monday, April 7. Traffic will detour to I-10 eastbound, exit Bunker Hill and U-turn through the signalized intersection to the I-10 westbound frontage road to Gessner.
  • TOTAL CLOSURE of I-10/Katy Freeway eastbound and westbound between Wilcrest and Gessner nightly Sunday, April 6 through Sunday, April 13 from 10 PM to 5 AM for demolition activities. Traffic will detour to the respective frontage roads. Motorists are reminded to expect multiple mainlane and frontage road closures and should be prepared for traffic delays when traveling in the vicinity of the I-10/Beltway 8 Interchange. For a complete list of lane closures along the I-10 corridor, please visit the Katy Freeway website at www.katyfreeway.org or contact the Katy Freeway Public Information Office at 281-589-5924. Please note that all closures are subject to change due to inclement weather.

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