The first stretch of concrete is down along a northern portion of the dedicated bus route that’s set to run up the middle of Post Oak Blvd. between Westpark Dr. and the West Loop. The photo at top looks north to show the freshly-paved southbound lane lying in the middle of the existing roadway, where it’s now making a stop at San Felipe St.
Its next drop-off point: Ambassador Wy., as indicated in the map below:
At the northern end of the roughly 1-and-three-quarter-mile route along Post Oak, the new bus lanes will hook up with TxDOT’s elevated connection to the Northwest Transit Center (though the home stretch of that segment is METRO’s responsibility). TxDOT’s also taking care of the southern flyover across 59 that’ll link the new lanes to a proposed Bellaire Transit Center (incurring some fast food casualties in the process).
- The first bus lanes have been poured [Uptown Houston]
- Previously on Swamplot: Uptown Bus Lanes Will Drive Through Newly-Shuttered Chick-fil-A Drive-Thru at 610 and Richmond; We Now Begin up to 8 Years of Construction on the West Loop–Southwest Fwy. Interchange; Uptown PAC Feels Out New Routes Toward Stalling Bus Lanes, All New Highrises; Criminal Complaint Filed on Behalf of Cosmo Residents over Post Oak Bus Lane Land Purchases; Cosmopolitan’s Condo Association Preemptively Sued by Would-Be Next-Door Highrise Developer in Uptown; Popularizing TIRZwatching as a Houston Pastime; 40 Story Tower Proposed for Post Oak Corner Where That 50 Story Tower Won’t Be Going Up