Project C-1 Construction Pictures - February 2016
Crews dig west of Mueschke, where new storm sewer will be placed (left). The contractor works to complete the new retaining wall at Mueschke, and the widened outbound US 290 mainlanes will be built between the wall and the existing roadway (right).
Project D Construction Pictures - February 2016
The contractor levels out newly poured pavement for the widened inbound US 290 mainlanes just before Skinner. Motorists in this project are already driving on new inbound pavement from Barker Cypress to Telge.
Project E Construction Pictures - February 2016
Crews work to relocate utilities along the outbound US 290 frontage road before Telge (left). Much of the outbound frontage road between Huffmeister and Telge is now complete (right).
Project G Construction Pictures - February 2016
The contractor clears space for construction of the ramp to the outbound US 290 Collector-Distributor (CD) lanes (left). That work is occurring beneath the outbound US 290 direct connector to the Sam Houston Tollway (right). Crews recently modified a column of that direct connector to accommodate the outbound CD lanes.
Project H Construction Pictures - February2016
Crews construct the outbound US 290 mainlanes over Cole Creek (left). The contractor has hung beams for the outbound mainlanes over Gessner (right), and also over Hollister, W. Tidwell and Fairbanks North Houston.
Project I Construction Pictures - February 2016
Motorists are now traveling on new outbound US 290 frontage road pavement between W. 43rd Street and Bingle, while the contractor is working on the mainlanes in that area (left). On the inbound side of US 290, crews are working to complete the frontage road from Pinemont to Antoine (right).
Project J-1 Construction Pictures - February 2016
The contractor works on bridge foundations for the new direct connector from I-10 to US 290 and I-610 (left). Bridge work is progressing on that new direct connector (right).
Project J-2 Construction Pictures - February 2016
The contractor works on the new outbound US 290 mainlanes just before Dacoma. That construction is occurring in space between the existing outbound US 290 mainlanes and the direct connector from I-10 to outbound US 290.