TxDOT recently announced new landmarks in the project.
This month, the new ramp going onto I-610 southbound from US-59 inbound reopened.
Next up, TxDOT expects the US-59 inbound feeder, approaching Newcastle, to be finished by late summer, including the Newcastle intersection.
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Once that box is checked, expect major closures on the main lanes of the Southwest Freeway and the I-610 West Loop. This is to allow crews to build the I-610 northbound ramp to US-59 southbound, and the the I-610 southbound ramp to US-59 northbound.
TxDOT promises crews will not completely shut down US-59 and the I-610 West Loop at the same time.
Another big milestone expected this year is the reopening of the Fournace exit to Bellaire.
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