News Flash

Construction/Maintenance Updates

Posted on: June 7, 2019

7th Street Project

Update: Friday, August 16
Work on this project will continue into Saturday, August 17 with the one-day closing of Muirwood Lane at 7th Street. Work on the connection of the stormwater system to the manhole on 7th street will take place.

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: Friday, August 9
Work on this project will continue into Saturday, August 10, and Sunday, August 11. The work has been authorized in anticipation of the upcoming start of the school year.

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.

Sugar Land Middle School Riders and Walkers

Please note the following as the school year begins:

  • Traffic can be expected on West Hillary and Rolling Mills Dr. during school drop-off and pick up times
  • Due to construction in the park, kids walking to school from the neighborhood north of Ditch A-22 will have to take a detour around the football field north of the school

In addition, please refer to communication from FBISD as specific directions for car, walkers, bike, and bus riders is available.

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Update: August 2, 2019
Work on this project will continue into Saturday, August 3. The work has been authorized in anticipation of the upcoming start of the school year.

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Update: July 26, 2019
Paving has been completed on the north side of 7th Street. Eastbound traffic will be switched to north side lanes beginning July 26. The traffic switch is in anticipation of the completion of the paving in front of Sugar Land Middle School before August 14, 2019.

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Update: July 3, 2019
Work on this project will continue through the July 4 holiday and into Saturday (July 6). The work has been authorized in anticipation of the upcoming start of the school year.

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The westbound lane of 7th Street from Sugar Land Middle School to West Green Belt Drive will be closed for traffic starting June 12 through August 14. A marked detour route will be available at West Green Belt Dr.

Sugar Mill Drainage Improvements and 7th Street Reconstruction
This project is intended to improve drainage and mobility, top concerns of residents as expressed in our most recent citizen satisfaction survey; address safety along city roadways, ensuring Sugar Land remains safer than ever before; and enhance street drainage, as the city’s commitment to aggressively investing in infrastructure continues.


Project: Covington Woods Drainage Improvements - Sugar Land MS/Sugar Mill Relief Line (DR1801)
Project Manager: Jorge Alba (281) 275-2275
Engineering Department: (281) 275-2780



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