Construction/Maintenance Updates

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Williams Trace Reconstruction Phase I

Update: August 15, 2017

Pineleaf Drive - Traffic Detour Update

Pineleaf Dr. will be closed at the intersection of Williams Trace until August 23 . Traffic will continue to be detoured to Williams Grant.


Residents are asked to be mindful of work crews, expect traffic delays, and when possible, avoid the area to prevent traffic congestion. Visit its.sugarlandtx.gov for more information on Sugar Land travel time data.

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Update: August 10, 2017

Austin Parkway - Traffic Switch

Austin Parkway will be switched to two way traffic full width through the intersection of Williams Trace/ Sweetwater on August 16 following completion of paving and utility installations on the southeast quadrant of the intersection. 

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Update: July 26, 2017

Austin Parkway - Traffic Switch

Austin Parkway will be switched to two-way traffic on the north side of the boulevard through the intersection of Williams Trace/ Sweetwater from July 31 until August 15. Paving and utility installations on the southeast quadrant of the intersection will be taking place. 

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Update: July 19, 2017

Pineleaf Drive - Traffic Detour

Pineleaf Dr. will be closed at the intersection of Williams Trace from July 26 until August 16 . Traffic will be detoured to Williams Grant.

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Williams Grant - Alternating Lane Closures

Alternating lane closures will be taking place on Williams Grant at the intersection of Williams Trace from July 26 until September 6. 


The detour and lane closures are taking place to allow for storm sewer, utility, and paving installation. 

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Update: July 7, 2017

Planters Dr. - Traffic Detour

Planters Dr. east will be closed at the intersection of Williams Trace from July 14 until August 7 to allow for storm sewer, utility, and paving installation. Traffic will be detoured to Austin Parkway Boulevard and Countryside Drive. 



Williams Trace Blvd. - Traffic Switch

A traffic switch will occur on Williams Trace Blvd. from SH 6 through the intersection of Austin Pkwy. on July 14. This traffic change is expected to last approximately four months.


Vehicular traffic will be switched to two way traffic on the southbound half of the boulevard to allow for the reconstruction of utilities, drainage, and paving in the northbound lanes.

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Update: June 23, 2017

Planters Drive - Traffic Detour Update

Planters Drive west will be closed at the intersection of Williams Trace until June 30. Traffic will detour to Sugar Mill Drive. Storm sewer installation work will be taking place.

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Update: June 19, 2017

Austin Parkway - Traffic Switch

Austin Parkway will be switched to two-way traffic on the south side of the boulevard through the intersection of Williams Trace/ Sweetwater from June 21 until July 15. Paving and utility installation will be taking place on the northwest quadrant of the intersection. 

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Update: May 26, 2017

Austin Parkway - Traffic Switch

Austin Parkway will be switched to two-way traffic at the intersection of Williams Trace and Sweetwater Blvd. from June 3 until June 17. Paving installation will be taking place on the southwest quadrant of the intersection.   

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Planters Drive - Traffic Detour

Planters Drive west will be closed at the intersection of Williams Trace Blvd. from June 3 until June 24. Traffic will detour to Sugar Mill Drive. Storm sewer installation work will be taking place.

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Update: May 17, 2017

Austin Parkway - Alternating Lane Closures

Alternating lane closures will take place on Austin Parkway at Williams Trace on Thursday May 18, and Friday May 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Storm sewer installation work will be taking place.

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Update: May 15, 2017

Austin Parkway - Alternating Lane Closures

Alternating lane closures will take place on Austin Parkway at Williams Trace on Tuesday May 16, and Wednesday May 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Storm sewer installation work will be taking place.

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Update: May 12, 2017

Austin Parkway - Alternating Lane Closures

Alternating lane closures will take place on Austin Parkway at Williams Trace on Friday, May 12 and Monday, May 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Storm sewer installation work will be taking place.

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Update: January 30, 2017

Williams Trace Blvd. - Traffic Switch

A traffic switch will be implemented on Williams Trace Blvd. from State Highway 6 through the intersection of Austin Parkway on February 8. This traffic change is expected to last approximately six months. Vehicular traffic on the northbound half of the boulevard will be switched to two way traffic to allow for the reconstruction of utilities, drainage, and paving in the southbound lanes.

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Initial Communication

Phase I of the Williams Trace Reconstruction project is scheduled to begin on January 2017. The overall scope of the project is as follows:

  • Full replacement of the roadway, from SH 6 through Austin Parkway
  • Full replacement of the existing water main (due to age and material type)
  • Upgrade of the existing traffic signals at Austin Parkway
  • Construction of an additional parallel storm sewer along the project corridor to correct drainage deficiencies
  • Construction of a 10-ft sidepath along Williams Trace from Austin Parkway to SH6

Updates will be posted on this website in addition to advance notices given for temporary water service outages and road closures.


Project documentation is available below:

Project: Williams Trace Reconstruction Phase I, CIP # ST1408

Project Manager: Ross Woodfin

Engineering Department: (281) 275-2780

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