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Posted on: July 13, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Major area roadways closing this weekend - July 15-18

Attention, drivers: Several major roadways will be either partially or totally closed this weekend, Friday, July 15 through Monday, July 18. Please see details below regarding closures of various portions of State Highway 225, IH 610, and the Hardy Toll Road. Detour routes are provided.

State Highway 225:
SH 225 Westbound at IH 610 East Loop: Total Closure Continuously between 9:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16. All Traffic will Detour via IH 610 West ramp, follow IH 610 West to IH 45 North, exit to IH 45 North, follow IH 45 North to US 59 North, follow US 59 North to IH 10 East, follow IH 10 East to IH 610 East Loop South.
SH 225 Westbound Exit to IH 610 East Loop Northbound: Total Closure Continuously between 9:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16. All Traffic will Detour via IH 610 West ramp, follow IH 610 West to IH 45 North, exit to IH 45 North, follow IH 45 North to US 59 North, follow US 59 North to IH 10 East, follow IH 10 East to IH 610 East Loop South.
SH 225 Westbound Mainlanes: 2 (outside) Right lanes closed Continuously between Allen Genoa and IH 610 East Loop between 9:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16.
SH 225 Westbound Exit to Broadway / Lawndale: Closed Continuously between 9:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16. Detour via IH 610 West to Broadway exit, right on Broadway to Lawndale.
SH 225 Eastbound frontage road exit ramp to IH 610 East Loop Northbound: Closed continuously between 8:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16. Detour via IH 610 West ramp, follow IH 610 West to IH 45 North, exit to IH 45 North, follow IH 45 North to US 59 North, follow US 59 North to IH 10 East, follow IH 10 East to IH 610 East Loop South.
SH 225 Eastbound Mainlane exit ramp to IH 610 East Loop Northbound: Closed continuously between 8:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16. Detour via IH 610 West ramp, follow IH 610 West to IH 45 North, exit to IH 45 North, follow IH 45 North to US 59 North, follow US 59 North to IH 10 East, follow IH 10 East to IH 610 East Loop South.
SH 225 Eastbound frontage road at Broadway: 1 (inside) left lane closed continuously between 8:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16.
Broadway at SH 225: 1 (inside) left lane closed continuously between 8:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16.

IH 610:
IH 610 East Loop Northbound Mainlanes at the Houston Ship Channel: 1 Right, (outside) Lane Closed Continuously between 9:00 AM on Monday, 07.11.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday, 07.18.16.
IH 610 East Loop Northbound Mainlanes between Broadway and SH 225 , 2 (Inside) Lanes Closed Continuously between 9:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16.
IH 610 East Loop Northbound Entrance Ramp from Waller St: Total Closure, Closed Continuously between 8:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16. Detour via Eastbound on Manchester to Central St, right on Central St to IH 610 East Loop West to IH 45 North, follow IH45 North to US 59 North, follow US 59 North to IH 10 East, follow IH 10 East to IH 610 East Loop South.
IH 610 East Loop Northbound Exit Ramp to Lawndale St: Total closure, closed continuously between 9:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16. Detour via SH 225 Westbound to Broadway St, right on Broadway St to Lawndale.
IH 610 East Loop Northbound Mainlanes at SH 225: Total Closure Continuously between 9:00 PM on Friday, 07.15.16 and 5:00 AM on Monday 07.18.16. All Traffic will Detour via SH 225 Westbound to Broadway, U-turn at Broadway to the Eastbound SH 225 frontage road, enter the Eastbound SH 225 main lane entrance ramp, exit the IH 610 West ramp, follow IH 610 West to IH 45 North, exit to IH 45 North, follow IH 45 North to US 59 North, follow US 59 North to IH 10 East, follow IH 10 East to IH 610 East Loop South.

Hardy Toll Road:
The Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) plans to temporarily shut down the Hardy Toll Road the weekend of Friday, July 15 - Monday, July 18 to convert the Hardy Toll Road to all-electronic tolling.
When the Hardy Toll Road reopens, cash toll payment for authorized use of the lanes will no longer be accepted. Drivers will need an EZ TAG or other type of interoperable toll tag on their vehicle to drive on the Hardy Toll Road and avoid a toll violation.
Northbound traffic from the 610 North Loop will be forced to continue on the North Loop to access northbound I-45N or northbound US Highway 59. Southbound traffic will be required to remain on Highway I-45N or use the Grand Parkway to travel east to Highway 59 to continue south. There will be NO access to the Hardy Toll Road during this weekend.
Please direct closure inquiries to HCTRA Incident Management at (281) 584-7500.

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