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Construction/Maintenance Updates

Posted on: July 26, 2018

Dairy Ashford Rd. – Road Widening Project

Update: February 12, 2019
The new southbound Dairy Ashford outside lane between HWY 90 and Parklane Blvd. will open February 13. On Thursday February 14, starting at 9 a.m., work will be done on railroad communication to the traffic signal on HWY 90 at Dairy Ashford. This work is expected to take approximately one hour and might lead to traffic delays. Union Pacific will be managing the railroad crossing.

Residents are asked to be mindful of work crews during this time. Visit its.sugarlandtx.gov for more information on Sugar Land travel data.

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Update: January 24, 2019
Effective today, northbound traffic on the left two lanes on Dairy Ashford at HWY90 must turn left. Motorist guidance signage has been installed and pavement markings are in place.

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Update: January 22, 2019
Utility relocation work will be starting on Dairy Ashford Rd. (north of HWY 90A) today, January 22, 2019.

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Project Update: January 16, 2019

Construction of a permanent, raised median will begin at the intersection of Dairy Ashford Rd. and Parklane Blvd. on January 29. Traffic on Parklane will no longer be able to cross through Dairy Ashford. Eastbound and westbound traffic will have to turn right at Dairy Ashford. This change is necessary to ensure safety along this intersection, prevent accidents, and improve mobility on this high traffic road.

Dairy Ashford is being widened from four lanes to six lanes at this intersection.  A project design-phase traffic study identified the potential of vehicles crossing six lanes of traffic as a safety issue. Project design then incorporated the raised median to prevent cross traffic and address safety concerns. 

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Update: January 7
Construction work is progressing northward on Dairy Ashford, and work necessary to prepare for a temporary traffic signal at U.S. Highway 90A is scheduled to begin on Jan. 7.

The project is intended to improve mobility, the number one concern of residents as expressed in our most recent citizen satisfaction survey; address safety along one of our busiest roadways, ensuring Sugar Land remains safer than ever before; and enhance street drainage, as the city’s commitment to aggressively investing in infrastructure continues.

Under the guidance of an arborist, the city has proactively worked with the construction consultant to minimize tree removal. These efforts have already saved 15 trees, and we will continue to conduct field assessments as the project progresses to possibly save more trees. Learn more about Sugar Land’s Tree City USA designation and efforts to ensure our tree canopy continues to thrive at www.sugarlandtx.gov/trees

Improving Mobility within Sugar Land
This project is a partnership with Fort Bend County and signifies an investment in mobility improvements and traffic management along the U.S. Highway 90A corridor.

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Update: October 16
Northbound Dairy Ashford (between US Hwy 90A and Parklane) will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday, October 17 from 3 - 7 a.m. The concrete pour work scheduled for October 15 had to be rescheduled due to weather.

Update: October 12
Southbound Dairy Ashford (between US Hwy 90A and Parklane) will be reduced to one lane on Monday, October 15 from 4 - 7 a.m. Concrete pour work will be taking place.

Update: October 10
The southbound shoulder on Dairy Ashford (between US Hwy 90A and Parklane) will be closed beginning Thursday, October 11 for storm sewer and pavement installation.

Update: October 8
The northbound lanes on Dairy Ashford (between Parklane and US Hwy 90A) will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday, October 10 from 3 – 7 a.m. Concrete pouring work will be taking place.

Update: August 31

Alternating lane closures will be taking place on Dairy Ashford (between US90A and Corporate Drive) on the following days:

  • Saturday , September 1
  • Tuesday, September 4 through Saturday, September 8

Storm drain installation work will be taking place. 


Update: August 17

The west bound lanes of Parklane (on the east side of Dairy Ashford) will switch to two way traffic for one day, Monday, August 27, 2018.


Update: August 15

The west bound lanes of Parklane (on the east side of Dairy Ashford) will switch to two way traffic for one day, on August 16, 2018.


Update: July 30
The outside northbound lane of Dairy Ashford between Park Ln. and US Hwy 90A will be closing August 6, 2018. Park Ln. east of Dairy Ashford right at the intersection will be reduced to one lane in each direction.


Initial: July 26

Temporary single lane closures will be taking place on Dairy Ashford (from Park Ln. to Stiles Ln.), tentatively expected to begin on August 6. The closures will be intermittent. This construction activity is part of project that includes pavement, traffic signal, drainage, sidewalk and side path, and water line replacement. The project is expected to be completed late 2019.
 
 
Project: Dairy Ashford Road Widening (CIP ST1405)
Project Manager: Greg Nichols
Contractor: Allgood Construction LLC
Engineering Department: (281) 275-2780
 
 
Improving Mobility within Sugar Land
This project is in partnership with Fort Bend County and signifies an investment in mobility improvements and traffic management in the State Highway 90A corridor. The project is part of ongoing efforts to improve mobility along major thoroughfares through Sugar Land, including State Highway 6, U.S. Highway 90A, University Boulevard and Dairy Ashford.

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