VOLUME XX, ISSUE XX XXXXXXXXXX, 2020 2020 CYFAIR EDITION
VOLUME 11, ISSUE 5 JAN. 21FEB. 17, 2020
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SOURCE: TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER Daily trac counts on Hwy. 6 at Hwy. 290 have risen by more than 6,000 cars on the road since 2014.
Construction crews are erecting columns in January that will support a new Hwy. 6 yover bridge. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hwy. 6bridge construction to run through late 2020 Final element of Hwy. 290 expansion targets major Cy-Fair area intersection BY SHAWN ARRAJJ
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A yover bridge connecting Hwy. 6 to FM1960 over Hwy. 290 is slated to be up and open to vehicles by late 2020. Dem- olitionworkonanexistingHwy. 6bridge over Hempstead Road was wrapped up around the end of 2019, and crews have been drilling shafts along Hwy. 6 where columns will be placed to support the eventual bridge, TxDOT ocials said. “This is the last big piece of the
puzzle that needs to be nished,” said Hwy. 290 project spokesperson Mike Zientek, speaking at a Dec. 5 meeting of the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce Transportation Commit- tee. “We’re in the twilight now.” Several major lane closures went into eect in the fall of 2019, includ- ing the closure of Hwy. 6 northbound
The Texas Department of Trans- portation spent the month of Janu- ary painting the nal lane stripes in the Cy-Fair area on new Hwy. 290 main lanes that have been added over the course of a seven-year high- way widening project, and crews are now shifting focus to the next major mobility project in the Cy-Fair area.
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