This construction project includes design changes to the I-45 (Gulf Freeway) improvement and reconstruction project, from south of FM 518 to FM 1764, located within Galveston County, Texas.

Planned Construction Improvements

Planned improvements include the following:

  • Revising entrance and exit ramp locations
  • Constructing detention ponds; approximately 20 acres of additional right-of-way would be required for the proposed detention ponds

No additional displacements are anticipated.

Next Steps

  • Re-evaluation determination for these design changes was approved by TxDOT on Aug. 26, 2016
  • FM 518 to FM 517 segment is anticipated to be completed in April 2021
  • FM 517 to FM 1764 is anticipated to be completed in September 2022

Lane Closure and Detour Information

Lane closure and detour information can be monitored by:

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Reference Control Section Job Number XXXXXX when contacting the Galveston Area Office
5407 Gulf Freeway (I-45)
La Marque, TX 77568
(409) 978-2500