HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) – The Galleria area and road construction go together well at this point, as the major 69/610 interchange project continues.
Here’s what you should expect this weekend, Oct. 1-4:
All the main lanes of the Southwest Freeway will be closed northbound and southbound beginning Friday at 9 p.m. and reopening on Monday at 5 a.m., which is the exact same closure we saw last weekend. TxDOT says this weekend’s construction is part two of the current phase they are in. For more on the other phases, click here.
The good news is that the alternate routes are the same for you. Traveling on side streets like Westheimer, Richmond, San Felipe, or Westpark Drive are recommended. The main alternate that will be set up for commuters is to exit southbound on the 610 West loop, exit again on Bissonnet Street and make a U-turn from there. Also, the frontage road closure we saw last weekend around Richmond Avenue will not take place again.
Tune to No Wait Weather + Traffic each weekday from 5:30-9:30 a.m. on CW39 for more construction updates throughout the week.