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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Voters who live in areas served by the Metropolitan Transit Authority approved a multi-billion-dollar bond referendum Tuesday that will fund 500 miles of travel improvements for the greater Houston area. The bond is called METRONext.

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RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) - Construction on a roadway that will connect the Westpark Tollway in Fulshear to I-10 in Waller County will begin in the next two months. That's the word from Fort Bend County Commissioner Andy Meyers, who has been negotiating with landowners to make the roadwa…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - People who ride METRO from from Katy's park and ride locations may someday be provided with WiFi access on their buses.  A WiFi test project is underway on a small number of METRO bus and rail lines.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - A tractor-trailer-truck and a fire engine were each struck by vehicles driven by suspected drunk drivers early Wednesday morning along the Katy Freeway westbound near Eldridge Parkway.

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FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - The widening of FM 1093 continues in Fulshear and that means there will be some traffic changes beginning on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - METRO is monitoring road conditions and will make a determination early Friday on whether HOV/HOT lanes will be reopened for the Friday morning commute.

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HOUSTON/DALLAS (Covering Katy News) - Developers of a proposed high speed train from Houston to Dallas are reporting two recent accomplishments that they believe puts them on a path to beginning construction as early as next year. The project has been in the planning stages for years and if …

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KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The $4.6 million reconstruction of Porter Road between Franz Road to Morton Ranch Road has been completed. The roadway is now open in both directions. Porter Road is now concrete instead of asphalt and it has a new underground storm sewer system. It …

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KATY/FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The expansion of Highway 99 through the Katy area will happen years earlier than expected according to Fort Bend County Commissioner Andy Meyers. Meyers says he was able to kick-start the project four-years earlier than proposed by negotiating wit…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy/Covering Fort Bend News) - It may be the most enormous oversized load that you'll ever see on the road, and it's coming through Katy and Fort Bend County this weekend.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Texas Department of Transportation wants to widen FM 529 from SH 99, the Lanier Parkway, to FM 362 in Harris and Waller Counties.

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KATY/FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Waiting at the traffic lights along Cinco Ranch Boulevard at Highway 99, the Lanier Parkway, can be frustrating if the driver in front of you is not planning to turn right. That’s because there is not a dedicated right turn lane on either side of …

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Construction is set to begin next year two new sections of Grand Parkway feeder roads that are designed to make it easier to get in and out of major shopping centers like LaCenterra, Target, HEB and Home Depot. The projects are ones that Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers h…

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FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) – The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is warning motorist of that FM 1093 eastbound will from FM 1463 will be closed all weekend.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Drivers who cheat the HOV system on roads that are patrolled by the METRO Police may find themselves getting a $200 ticket.  The transit agency’s police force increasing enforcement of HOV lanes.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – The Texas Department of Transportation will be restriping a section of I-45, the Gulf Freeway, southbound between FM 518 and SH 96 this weekend as part of the I-45 widening project in the League City area.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Construction is underway on the Gaston Road improvement project. Segment 1 of the project covers the section of Gaston Road between Greenbusch Road and Katy Flewellen Road. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Aug. 3.

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FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) – There will likely be a big traffic in Fulshear over the weekend when FM 1463 at FM 1093 will be closed starting on Friday, July 27 at 9 p.m. until about 6 p.m. on Monday, July 30.There will be no access to FM 1093 from FM 1463, and there will also be no access…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – METRO is running limited service due to high waters and flash flooding throughout its service area. The transit authority plans to resume scheduled service as weather conditions improve this afternoon. The agency will continue to provide updates as changes beco…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy is one step closer to major traffic flow improvements to the Grand Parkway. The feeder road will be extended on the southbound side of Highway 99 from Cinco Ranch Boulevard to Westheimer Parkway and from South Fry Road to FM 1093. Earlier this month, two engi…

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5:55 a.m. UPDATE:  Two lanes are now open but the removal of debris and the truck continues.

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RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) – The northbound lanes of the Grand Parkway in Richmond have reopened after the concrete surface began crumbling just before the Bellaire Boulevard exit. Crews started working on the problem Thursday and the roadway has now been repaired.  The Fort Bend Sheriff’…

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KATY (Covering Katy News)- The Cane Island Parkway expansion appears to be on track for its expected summer opening.  The $4.8 million project will provide relief to traffic congestion on FM 1463.

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BEASLEY (Covering Katy News) – The Texas Department of Transportation continues repairs on the southbound main lanes of I-69 in Fort Bend County.  Wednesday morning a tanker truck carrying propane overturned near FM 2919 in Beasley.  The tank was punctured causing first responders to shut do…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Students from kindergarten through college can ride METRO free from June 1 – Sept. 1, 2018, with the Summer of Fun program. The program allows students to free anywhere METRO goes, including Katy, with a Student METRO Q Fare Card.

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In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, METRO will operate on the following schedule: