HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Roadwork at the very busy I-610 West Loop / US-59/I-69 interchange is not taking a break over the holiday shopping and travel season.
More lanes on the Southwest Freeway are about to reopen, giving inbound drivers a bit of a break.
The Southwest Freeway is set to go from three to four open lanes northbound at I-610 on Monday, Nov. 25.
Outbound traffic in the same location will be limited to just three lanes until early next year.
Some high-impact closures are also happening next year.
TxDOT is preparing to shut down the connector ramps for months at a time starting in 2020.
If you are looking for alternate routes, use surface streets like Westheimer, or take the long way around and go through the I-10/610 director.
This construction project started in 2017, and TxDOT says it will likely finish in 2024.
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These changes could affect your commute well into 2020