Big Highway 290 closure starts tonight

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HOUSTON – Beginning tonight at 9 p.m., the Texas Department of Transportation will close down the connector ramp from Highway 290 to Beltway 8.

It will be shut down in both directions through March 7.

As an alternate route, drivers on the southbound tollway will exit at Jones, make a U-turn, and enter the US 290 eastbound mainlines to the tollway southbound.

Drivers on the northbound tollway will head toward a temporary exit past Gessner, turn right at the Beltway 8 frontage road, and enter the tollway past Philippine.