The DOT Wants You to Know that the East Houston Reconstruction Could Conclude as Early as Next Week

Posted on: September 1st, 2016 at 5:00 am by
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Could it be? Are the headaches on East Houston about to become a thing of the past?

Well, there’s this: The new construction bulletin from the Department of Transportation promises a conclusion to the never-ending East Houston Reconstruction project. Three years behind schedule, the latest estimate given was by the end of the year. That target is now back to September.

“All work is scheduled to be done and ready for final paving in September,” the announcement reads. Also, the M15 bus will return to its proper Allen Street position afterward. That could mean as early as next week, according to a tipster who spoke to one of the contractors on site.

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And remember, once this wraps up, the two-way bike lane on Chrystie Street can really get going.

Call us cynics, but we’re not buying it until the asphalt is paved, staging areas deposed, and medians planted.

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