Westheimer Storm Drainage and Street Reconstruction:
Westheimer Road improvements are moving forward this week with continued installation of
landscape and removal of power poles along all sections of Westheimer.
This week concrete work will be occurring at Bellmeade Street and Westheimer Road adjacent to the River Oaks Village Shopping Center. Please note that half of the road entrance to Bellmeade Street is closed for construction.
Remaining work on Westheimer
includes installation of pedestrian benches and trash receptacles.
To everyone's much awaited anticipation, the new pedestrian and traffic lighting all along the corridor will be active later this week.
Bissonnet Storm Drainage
and Street Reconstruction:
Crews along Bissonnet will be busy this week if the weather cooperates.
New storm lines will begin to be installed east of the Belmont Apartments to Wakeforest Avenue.
Westbound traffic has been closed (pictured) from Wakeforest Avenue and diverted to eastbound lanes all the way to Buffalo Speedway. Traffic is running in both directions in this area until you reach Buffalo Speedway.
New pavement has recently been installed on the eastbound lane past Dincans Street. Traffic is still reduced to a single lane as crews work on the left turn lane and center median approaching Kirby Drive.
Please be aware of construction crews and all temporary traffic signs on Bissonnet as they do change from day to day.
Eastside Street Utility and Streetscape Improvements:
Work along all sections of Eastside Street will be busy the next two weeks.
The northern end of Eastside Street adjacent to Lamar High School recently received new roadway installation (pictured right). New sidewalk installation and lighting are beginning this week.
Just north of Richmond Avenue, crews continue street and sidewalk demolition and excavation of the northbound lane. The northbound lane will be closed for construction although two way traffic will remain.
The intersection at Richmond Avenue and Eastside Street will have construction activity through this week. Please we aware that traffic is reduced to a single lane. The new sidewalks adjacent to Levy Park are nearly complete.
Construction continues this week installing electrical for new street lighting and walkway lighting.
Please be aware that this section will remain reduced to a single lane in each direction.
Traffic lane closures for this week on Eastside Street include:
1. Eastside Street between Westheimer
Alabama will be closed to traffic until March 24, 2018.