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US 59 Montrose Trench, SH 249
August 2006

Last updated August 14, 2006

Photos taken August 12 and 13, 2006.

US 59 looking west (southbound) at the Montrose bridge. This project is now open to traffic with only final construction details in progress.

Looking west at the Spur 527 bridge.

Looking west along the southbound main lanes.

Looking west from the Montrose bridge. Notice that the HOV set-aside is wide enough for two lanes but is striped for only one lane.

Looking west from the Montrose bridge along the southbound lanes.

Light fixture. This style is identical to the fixtures in the adjacent section which opened a few years ago.

Looking south at the Montrose bridge.

Pedestrian view on the Montrose bridge.

The bridge for Graustark.

Looking west from the Graustark bridge.

Driving northbound on Loop 610 approaching San Felipe. This section was recently completed.

The Loop 610/I-10 interchange. I-10 was closed to traffic on August 12 and 13 for demolition of ramps.

Interstate 10 at the Grand Parkway. This section of the Katy Freeway project was recently completed.

Southbound on the Grand Parkway (SH 99) at the Westpark Tollway. The ramp recently opened to traffic.

Construction of the SH 249 bypass in Tomball, looking south at the south end of the bypass. This project will add frontage roads on the new freeway/tollway location and an overpass at FM 2920.

Looking south at the south end of the SH 249 Tomball bypass.

Looking north at the south end of the bypass, showing the new alignment.

Looking north along the existing SH 249, with the bypass veering to the left.

Proceeding north, this is the intersection of the bypass and Alice road, looking south along the southbound frontage road.

This view looks south along the northbound feeder at Alice road.

Looking north along the southbound feeder at Alice road.

The overpass at FM 2920, looking east along FM 2920.

Looking northeast at the overpass at FM 2920.

Looking south at the bypass construction zone at the north end of the bypass.