Update: How to make the best of this week’s 69/610 interchange construction

Chances of rain Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday could throw a wrench in plans, but here are this week’s scheduled detours and closings on the 69/610 interchange reconstruction project:

•IH 610 Southbound Frontage Road, north of Westpark Dr.: The current “Left Lane Must Turn Left” configuration will remain thru 5:00 AM on Saturday, July 28, 2018.

•IH 610 Southbound Frontage Road between Westpark Dr. and Fournace Pl.: 1 Alternate Lane remains closed continuously through 5:00 AM on Saturday, July 28, 2018.

•IH 610 Southbound Exit to Fournace Pl.: Total Closure Continuously through 5:00 PM on Saturday, 02.17.18. Detour via the Exit to Hidalgo St.; Turn Left, (South) onto Post Oak Blvd. Follow Post Oak Blvd. to the IH 610 West Loop Southbound Frontage road. Follow the the IH 610 West Loop Southbound Frontage Rd. to Fournace Pl. An alternate detour is to follow the IH 610 Southbound Main lanes to the exit to Bellaire Blvd.; U-Turn at Bellaire Blvd and follow the IH 610 Northbound Frontage Road to Fournace Pl.

•IH 610 Northbound Frontage Road between Glenmont Dr. and Westpark Dr.: 1 Right, (Outside) Lane closed daily between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM between Monday, 02.05.18 and Friday, 02.09.18.***

This project will facilitate the total reconstruction of this interchange. Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to seek alternate routes. For the website describing this six-year project, click here.

You can track up-to-date information on the project at:


•HOU610at69 on Twitter

•By calling TxDOT public information at 713-802-5076.

Based on information from the Texas Department of Transportation