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November 16, 2017

Mobility Alert

Beginning Friday afternoon, November 16th through 5 a.m., Monday, November 20th, access to Ambassador Way from Post Oak Boulevard will be closed. Access to Post Oak Boulevard from Ambassador Way will also be closed.  All other traffic movements will remain the same.


November 10, 2017

Post Oak Boulevard – North Segment Construction / 610 to San Felipe

Paving work continues on the northbound lanes moving past IMT Post Oak Residential.
Waterline installation on the northbound lanes from Astoria past McDonalds continues to mid-November.

The installation of tree wells, grates and pavers for back-of-curb work will continue at Cosmopolitan residential, Camden residential and between 610 and Uptown Park.

The new live oak trees will also continue to be planted at those locations during the next two weeks.

Temporary sidewalks will continue to be installed in various locations.
 
Post Oak Boulevard – Middle Segment Construction / San Felipe to Westheimer

Paving will continue northward in the southbound lanes of Post Oak Boulevard. Paving is scheduled to be complete to San Felipe before Thanksgiving.

Back of curb work (pedestrian lights, trees, sidewalks) will soon begin on the west side of Post Oak Boulevard at the Post Oak Central location.
 
Post Oak Boulevard – South Segment Construction / Westheimer to Richmond

Completed the wet connections to the new waterlines at Post Oak Boulevard and Hidalgo.

Driveway reconstruction from Hidalgo to West Alabama continues.

Paving of the Hidalgo intersection continues.

Continue installation of storm drainage structures at Hidalgo.

Construction of the Hidalgo Pond sheet pile wall will continue.

Temporary sidewalks continue to be constructed.

Centerpoint, AT&T and other contractors continue the adjustment and relocation work in the area.


All work subject to change based on weather conditions and utility conflicts.

If you have questions, please contact us at construction@uptown-houston.com.

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Achievements

2016

December – Pedestrian environment prototype is completed. Wider sidewalks, pedestrian lights and trees are added to an area on Post Oak Boulevard to aid in planning the construction.

2016

November – Modifications on the arches at Four Oaks Place and Willie G’s began.

2016

August – The first iconic ring was removed from the intersection of Post Oak Boulevard and Uptown Park Boulevard for refurbishment. Watch Video

2016

June – Tree Preservation Plan is implemented. First tree is removed from the median and relocated to a new, permanent location along Post Oak Boulevard.

2015

City Council unanimously approved budget and 5-year CIP

TxDOT approved West Loop Dedicated Bus Lanes

Groundbreaking of The Boulevard

2014

environmental clearance granted by Federal Transit Administration granted

2013

$62M grant approved by Houston-Galveston Area Council

revised Project Plan approved by City Council

2003

Referendum approved transit on Post Oak Boulevard

1999

Project Plan Approved by City Council