Tuesday 25 November 2014

Plans For The Future Of Grand Parkway Segment C In Fort Bend County

Below are the verbatim draft terms and conditions for Segment C of the Grand Parkway, approved Tuesday by Fort Bend County Commissioners Court.

Segment C (US 59 South to State Highway 288 South)

Segment C is a proposed 26.9-mile four-lane controlled access toll road with intermittent grontage roads from U.S. 59 to State Highway 288 through Fort Bend and Brazoria counties. The general main lane typical section consists of four 12-foot lanes, rural toll road with depressed median, six-foot inside and 10-foot outside shoulders, including:

1. Third level bridge over U.S. 59 South
2. Partial interchange at U.S. 59 South (four direct connectors) (Originally deleted per Bill Jameson email dated Feb. 15, 2008 but direction given to leave in for cost estimate purposes b/c it will eventually be warranted and must be accounted for)
3. Extend frontage road from u.S. 59 South to Rabbs Bayou; Replace Crabb River Road
4. Full diamond interchange at Sansbury Boulevard and Crabb River Road (four ramps and main lane bridge over both cross streets and Rabbs Bayou)
5. Partial diamond interchange at FM 762/Thompsons Road (two ramps north of FM 762/Thompsons Road and main lane bridge over cross street and BNSF Railroad)
6. Overpass at and extension of, Reading Road from Berdett Road to FM 762
7. FM 762 relocated east of Segment C from south of BNSF Railroad to north of proposed extension of Reading Road
8. Full diamond interchange at the future extension of Meyers Road (four ramps and main lane bridge)
9. Overpass at Dry Creek
10. Full diamond interchange at future road into George Ranch (location TBD)
11. Full diamond interchange at first crossing of FM 762 (four ramps and main lane bridge) southwest of the George Ranch Historical Park
12. Overpass at second crossing of FM 762 southwest of the George Ranch Historical Park
13. Full diamond interchange at third crossing of FM 762 (four ramps and mainlane bridge south of Brazos Lake subdivision
14. Overpass at first crossing of Big Creek
15. Full diamond interchange at future extension of Peters Road (four ramps and main lane bridge)
16. Overpass at second crossing of Big Creek and the Big Creek Diversion Channel
17. Relief structure at Walter’s Lake Bayou
18. Relief Structure at Walter’s Lake Relief Channel
19. Three relief structures (culverts) to aid drainage of Brazos River Flood Plain during flood events three miles north of the Brazos Bend State park
20. Overpass at a future Fort Bend County thoroughfare
21. Overpass at Brazos River (Fort Bend County/Brazoria County line)
22. Four relief structures (culverts) to aid drainage of Brazos River Flood Plain during flood events along northern limits of Texas Department of Criminal Justice Darrington Unit
23. Overpass at Cow Lake along northern limits of Texas Department of Criminal Justice Darrington Unit
24. Overpass at Oyster Creek along northern limits of Texas Department of Criminal Justice Darrington Unit
25. Full diamond interchange at FM 521 (four ramps and main lane bridge)
26. Overpass at County Road 54
27. Overpass at County Road 53
28. Three culverts between County Road 53 and County Road 48
29. Partial diamond interchange at County Road 48 (two ramps west of County Road 48 and main lane bridge)
30. New location frontage roads east of County Road 48 will tie into State Highway 288 northbound frontage road along County Road 60.