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Transportation Improvements in Richmond

Great news for residents and potential homebuyers in Richmond! Transportation in the area continues to undergo improvements: 

1. US 90A and FM 359 overpass

The Texas Department of Transportation is working to build an overpass from US 90A to FM 359 to provide drivers a direct connection over the Union Pacific railroad crossing.
Timeline: June 2016-March 2019
Cost: $27.12 million
Funding source: TxDOT

The Grand Parkway at Harlem Road improvements

2. The Grand Parkway at Harlem Road improvements

The project is in the first of three phases. The roadway will be widened to include turn lanes and U-turn lanes at the intersection of Grand Parkway and Harlem Road. The project also includes the  rebuilding of intersection traffic signals.
Timeline: March 2017-January 2018
Cost: $2.24 million
Funding sources: TxDOT, Fort Bend County

3. US 90A underpass replacement

TxDOT will begin working to replace the railroad underpass along US 90A between Lane Drive and FM 762 in August. The project has been sent out for bid. Estimated to take more than two years to complete, the project converts the railroad underpass to an overpass.
Timeline: August 2017-December 2020
Cost: $18.4 million
Funding source: TxDOT

4. Crabb River Road widening

The project widens Crabb River Road between George Ranch High School and the bridge over Rabbs Bayou from two lanes with a center turn lane to a four-lane, concrete, divided roadway. The divided roadway is expected to increase safety along the road by limiting the locations at which left turns can be made. The project is slated to go out for bid in January 2018.
Timeline: TBA
Cost: $28 million
Funding sources: TxDOT, Fort Bend County

Source: Community Impact News