Construction on Houston-area roadways could delay your Halloween plans

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Friday, October 29, 2021
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If you plan on traveling through the Galleria area or on the South Loop this weekend... you may want to check this out.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Make sure you plan ahead! Construction on Houston-area roadways may slow down your weekend Halloween plans.

Watch out for two closures in the Galleria area and a major closure on Houston's southside.

I-69

The ramp from northbound I-69 to the southbound West Loop I-610 closes at 9 p.m. Friday. The ramp will reopen at 5 a.m. Sunday.

To avoid the closure, drivers can exit at Weslayan and make a U-turn.

At the same time, two outside lanes of I-69 northbound will be closed between Fountainview and the West Loop during the same time period, likely causing delays.

I-610

The westbound connector ramp from I-45 northbound to I-610 will be completely closed from 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.

Drivers can exit at Broadway and go through the intersection to I-45 north instead.

The westbound lanes I-610 from SH-225 to I-45 will also be completely closed during that time frame.

Drivers can exit at Broadway and go through the intersection to the I-610 westbound entrance. The exit to I-45 south will be open.

To read more about Houston-area roadway construction, visit houstontranstar.org.

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