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Transportation
Texas Department of Transportation
News Release
Thursday, July 21, 2011

MULTIPLE CLOSURES SCHEDULED OVER THE WEEKEND FOR IH 10 KATY/ SH 99 INTERCHANGE
“Crews Are Continuing the Installation of Steel Bridge Girders for Future Direct Connectors”

Houston – Total closures of the mainlanes of IH 10 Katy Freeway at SH 99 are scheduled to take place over the weekend. The closures are necessary for the roadway contractor to hang steel bridge girders for the IH 10/SH 99 interchange. Motorists should expect delays and should consider an alternate route if possible.

On July 22 at 9 p.m. until July 23 at 10 p.m. there will be a total closure of the IH 10 Katy Freeway westbound mainlanes at SH 99 and the IH 10 westbound u-turn at SH 99.

  • All IH 10 westbound traffic will be detoured onto the IH 10 westbound frontage road at the exit ramp for SH 99 and will re-enter IH 10 westbound mainlanes after the signal via the next entrance ramp.

On Saturday, July 23 at 10 p.m. until Monday July 25 at 5 a.m. there will be a total closure of the IH 10 Katy Freeway eastbound mainlanes at SH 99.

  • All IH 10 eastbound traffic will be detoured onto the IH 10 eastbound frontage road at the exit ramp for SH 99 and will re-enter IH 10 eastbound mainlanes after the signal via the next entrance ramp.

Also, on July 22 at 9 p.m. until July 25 at 5 a.m. there will be several additional closures at the IH 10/ SH 99 interchange.

  • SH 99 northbound mainlanes at Affinity – Motorists will be detoured to Affinity, then turn onto Fernhurst and then turn right onto the IH 10 eastbound frontage road. They can either continue onto IH 10 eastbound or u-turn at Mason Road onto the IH 10 westbound frontage road to get back onto the mainlanes of SH 99.

  • SH 99 northbound frontage road at Fernhurst. Motorist will be detoured onto Fernhurst then onto IH 10 eastbound frontage road.

  • IH 10 westbound frontage road u-turn. Motorists can use Katy-Ft. Bend Rd. to u-turn.

Crews are working to construct direct connectors for the IH 10/ SH 99 interchange at a cost of $29.6 million. For more information of scheduled lane closures in the Houston District visit the Houston TranStar website at www.houstontranstar.org. All closures are subject to change due to inclement weather.




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