Harris County Toll Road Authority - HCTRA

Harris County Toll Road Authority - HCTRA Open an EZ TAG account online at www.hctra.org. The Harris County Toll Road Authority created this page to keep our customers and the general public informed about HCTRA mobility projects, EZ TAG program services, toll road closures due to construction or emergencies and additional relevant information about the Toll Authority.

The Communications Department is responsible for posting updates and monitoring the page. While everyone is welcome to comment on HCTRA status updates, this page is intended to be a venue for constructive conversation and informative updates. It is not designed to respond to complaints about toll roads, or to resolve toll violations and answer every question. HCTRA reserves the right to remove posts containing misleading information, profanity or threatening language.

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HCTRA wishes a Happy #VeteransDay to the men and women who have served in our country's armed forces. Thank you for your...
11/11/2021

HCTRA wishes a Happy #VeteransDay to the men and women who have served in our country's armed forces.

Thank you for your service.

HCTRA wishes a Happy #VeteransDay to the men and women who have served in our country's armed forces.

Thank you for your service.

11/11/2021

UPDATE: Right two lanes have reopened, two left lanes remain closed.

Traffic Alert: Police Activity, South Sam Houston Tollway northbound at W. Airport, traffic being diverted to frontage road and will be able to re-enter prior to W. Bellfort without paying a toll.

11/09/2021

There will be a total closure of the northbound/eastbound SH-3 exit ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Monday, November 8 at 9 a.m. through Saturday, November 20 at 3 p.m.

• Drivers traveling northbound may use the northbound/eastbound Beamer Rd or Genoa Red Bluff exit ramps to access the frontage road.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

Don't forget that we #FallBack this weekend! ⏰Turn your clocks back one hour on Saturday night and enjoy some extra slee...
11/05/2021

Don't forget that we #FallBack this weekend! ⏰

Turn your clocks back one hour on Saturday night and enjoy some extra sleep.

#DaylightSavingTime #clocksgoback

Don't forget that we #FallBack this weekend! ⏰

Turn your clocks back one hour on Saturday night and enjoy some extra sleep.

#DaylightSavingTime #clocksgoback

11/01/2021

There will be an overnight closure of two northbound left mainlanes at the Crosstimbers Bridge on the Hardy Toll Road beginning Monday, November 1 at 10 p.m. through Tuesday, November 2 at 5 a.m.

• Two northbound left mainlanes from the Halls Bayou Bridge to the Harris County Flood Control District Ditch Bridge will be closed.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

HCTRA #IncidentResponse Technician #43 was recognized for “Potential Life-Saving Actions” undertaken during an incident ...
10/29/2021

HCTRA #IncidentResponse Technician #43 was recognized for “Potential Life-Saving Actions” undertaken during an incident on the West Sam Houston Tollway. While providing safety to a couple stopped on the shoulder, IRT #43’s wrecker was struck by a stolen vehicle.

The driver of the stopped vehicle said, “I am confident I would not be here today if it wasn’t for IRT #43.” The full testimonial is available at hctra.org/RoadsideAssistance.

Thank you for all that you do, IRT #43!

There will be nightly closures of the northbound and southbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the...
10/29/2021

There will be nightly closures of the northbound and southbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the Tomball Tollway.

The dates are as follows:
• Monday, November 1 at 9 p.m. – Wednesday, November 24 at 5 a.m.
• Monday, November 29 at 9 p.m. – Wednesday, December 1 at 5 a.m.

Closure Information:
• The northbound Northpointe entrance ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Boudreaux exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Grand Parkway entrance ramp.
• Drivers traveling southbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Grand Parkway exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Boudreaux entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be nightly closures of the northbound and southbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the Tomball Tollway.

The dates are as follows:
• Monday, November 1 at 9 p.m. – Wednesday, November 24 at 5 a.m.
• Monday, November 29 at 9 p.m. – Wednesday, December 1 at 5 a.m.

Closure Information:
• The northbound Northpointe entrance ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Boudreaux exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Grand Parkway entrance ramp.
• Drivers traveling southbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Grand Parkway exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Boudreaux entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

10/28/2021

There will be daytime closures of two southbound right lanes from the Grand Parkway / SH-99 exit ramp to the Boudreaux entrance ramp on the Tomball Tollway Saturday, October 30 and Sunday, October 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

As thunderstorms move into the region, remember to #DriveSafe and stay #WeatherAlert on the roadways today!
10/27/2021

As thunderstorms move into the region, remember to #DriveSafe and stay #WeatherAlert on the roadways today!

⛈️ STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ⛈️ will impact parts of our area through 8:15 AM.
⛈️ Winds in excess of 40 mph expected
⛈️ If outdoors, seek shelter inside a building
⛈️ Use EXTREME caution when driving
More: https://bit.ly/3jGPe1m

Photos from Lina Hidalgo's post
10/25/2021

Photos from Lina Hidalgo's post

There will be a daytime closure of the southbound mainlanes from the Spencer exit ramp to the Spencer entrance ramp on t...
10/23/2021

There will be a daytime closure of the southbound mainlanes from the Spencer exit ramp to the Spencer entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway Sunday, October 24 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• The southbound Pasadena entrance ramp will also be closed.
• Drivers traveling southbound will be detoured to the frontage road using the Spencer exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Spencer entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #htx #houtraffic

There will be a daytime closure of the southbound mainlanes from the Spencer exit ramp to the Spencer entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway Sunday, October 24 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• The southbound Pasadena entrance ramp will also be closed.
• Drivers traveling southbound will be detoured to the frontage road using the Spencer exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Spencer entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #htx #houtraffic

🔧 WEB MAINTENANCE 🔧Beginning tonight at 10 p.m. through tomorrow at 6 a.m.Thank you for your patience as we work to impr...
10/23/2021

🔧 WEB MAINTENANCE 🔧

Beginning tonight at 10 p.m. through tomorrow at 6 a.m.

Thank you for your patience as we work to improve our service to you.

🔧 WEB MAINTENANCE 🔧

Beginning tonight at 10 p.m. through tomorrow at 6 a.m.

Thank you for your patience as we work to improve our service to you.

10/22/2021

There will be a daytime closure of the southbound Sam Houston Tollway to eastbound US-290 direct connector ramp Saturday, October 23 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

• Drivers traveling southbound may take the southbound Sam Houston Tollway to westbound US-290 direct connector ramp, exit the freeway, and U-turn to continue eastbound on US-290.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be a total closure of the southbound mainlanes from the SH-225 exit ramp to the SH-225 entrance ramp on the E...
10/22/2021

There will be a total closure of the southbound mainlanes from the SH-225 exit ramp to the SH-225 entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday, October 22 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, October 24 at 5 a.m.

• Drivers traveling southbound will be detoured to the frontage road using the SH-225 exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway at the SH-225 entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be a total closure of the southbound mainlanes from the SH-225 exit ramp to the SH-225 entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday, October 22 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, October 24 at 5 a.m.

• Drivers traveling southbound will be detoured to the frontage road using the SH-225 exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway at the SH-225 entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

10/20/2021

There will be nightly closures of the eastbound Post Oak exit ramp on the Westpark Tollway beginning Wednesday, October 20 at 10 p.m. through Friday, October 22 at 5 a.m.

• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the Westpark Dr. exit ramp and turn left onto the IH-610 northbound frontage road. Traffic may then turn left onto westbound Richmond Ave. and continue to Post Oak Blvd.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

10/19/2021

UPDATE: All lanes in both directions are open.

UPDATE: HFD has requested the northbound lanes also to be closed. Traffic is being diverted to the frontage road in both directions.

UPDATE: All southbound lanes are closed and traffic is being diverted to the frontage road.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Hardy Tollway southbound at Little York, two right hand lanes closed due to Police activity. Use caution in the area and expect delay.

The body of Precinct 4 Deputy Kareem Atkins, Toll Road Unit #4T36 was escorted this evening from the Harris County Medic...
10/18/2021

The body of Precinct 4 Deputy Kareem Atkins, Toll Road Unit #4T36 was escorted this evening from the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office to the Klein Funeral Home. Please keep Deputy Atkins, his family, the two wounded deputies, and all law enforcement in your hearts, thoughts, and prayers.

There will be a total closure of the northbound/eastbound mainlanes from IH-45 to the SH-3 entrance ramp on the East Sam...
10/14/2021

There will be a total closure of the northbound/eastbound mainlanes from IH-45 to the SH-3 entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday, October 15 at 10 p.m. through Monday, October 18 at 5 a.m.

• The IH-45 northbound and southbound direct connector ramps to northbound/eastbound Sam Houston Tollway will be closed.
• The IH-45 frontage road/Sabo Rd. entrance ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound/eastbound on the Sam Houston Tollway will be detoured to the frontage road at the SH-3 exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the SH-3 entrance ramp.
• Drivers traveling from IH-45 to the northbound/eastbound Sam Houston Tollway will be detoured to the frontage road and may use the SH-3 entrance ramp to access the tollway.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be a total closure of the northbound/eastbound mainlanes from IH-45 to the SH-3 entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday, October 15 at 10 p.m. through Monday, October 18 at 5 a.m.

• The IH-45 northbound and southbound direct connector ramps to northbound/eastbound Sam Houston Tollway will be closed.
• The IH-45 frontage road/Sabo Rd. entrance ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound/eastbound on the Sam Houston Tollway will be detoured to the frontage road at the SH-3 exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the SH-3 entrance ramp.
• Drivers traveling from IH-45 to the northbound/eastbound Sam Houston Tollway will be detoured to the frontage road and may use the SH-3 entrance ramp to access the tollway.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

10/11/2021

UPDATE: Three westbound lanes have reopened. Heavy-duty wrecker for the commercial vehicle is being escorted to the scene by toll road deputies.

10/11/2021

⚠️TRAFFIC ALERT⚠️

Multiple-vehicle crash on the North Sam Houston Tollway westbound @ Hollister. All westbound mainlanes are blocked due to vehicle fire. Expect delays and use caution in the area. #houtraffic

10/09/2021

There will be a daytime closure of the eastbound Westpark Tollway direct connector to southbound Sam Houston Tollway Sunday, October 10 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• The Westpark Tollway/Sam Houston Tollway frontage road to southbound Sam Houston Tollway entrance ramp will also be closed.
• Drivers traveling westbound can continue to the intersection and turn right to continue onto southbound Sam Houston Tollway.
• Drivers traveling eastbound may continue along the frontage road, turn right onto Rodgerdale Rd., then turn right to continue on southbound Sam Houston Tollway.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

Setting up for the 2021 #IronmanRace with Boy Scouts of America. Good luck to all of the competitors today!
10/09/2021

Setting up for the 2021 #IronmanRace with Boy Scouts of America.

Good luck to all of the competitors today!

There will be a total closure of the northbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the Tomball Tollway...
10/08/2021

There will be a total closure of the northbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the Tomball Tollway beginning Saturday, October 9 at 9 p.m. through Monday, October 11 at 5 a.m.

• The northbound Northpointe entrance ramp will be closed.
• The northbound frontage road from Boudreaux Rd. to the Grand Parkway entrance ramp SH99 Intersection will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Boudreaux exit ramp, turn right onto eastbound Boudreaux Rd and continue to the SH-99 intersection. Traffic will turn left onto the westbound Grand Parkway frontage road, then turn right onto the northbound SH-249 frontage road and may re-enter the tollway using the Grand Parkway entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be a total closure of the northbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the Tomball Tollway beginning Saturday, October 9 at 9 p.m. through Monday, October 11 at 5 a.m.

• The northbound Northpointe entrance ramp will be closed.
• The northbound frontage road from Boudreaux Rd. to the Grand Parkway entrance ramp SH99 Intersection will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Boudreaux exit ramp, turn right onto eastbound Boudreaux Rd and continue to the SH-99 intersection. Traffic will turn left onto the westbound Grand Parkway frontage road, then turn right onto the northbound SH-249 frontage road and may re-enter the tollway using the Grand Parkway entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be a total closure of the northbound/eastbound mainlanes from IH-45 to the SH-3 entrance ramp on the East Sam...
10/06/2021

There will be a total closure of the northbound/eastbound mainlanes from IH-45 to the SH-3 entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday, October 8 at 10 p.m. through Monday, October 11 at 5 a.m.

• The IH-45 northbound and southbound direct connector ramps to northbound/eastbound Sam Houston Tollway will be closed.
• The IH-45 frontage road/Sabo Rd. entrance ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound/eastbound on the Sam Houston Tollway will be detoured to the frontage road at the SH-3 exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the SH-3 entrance ramp.
• Drivers traveling from IH-45 to the northbound/eastbound Sam Houston Tollway will be detoured to the frontage road and may use the SH-3 entrance ramp to access the tollway.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be a total closure of the northbound/eastbound mainlanes from IH-45 to the SH-3 entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday, October 8 at 10 p.m. through Monday, October 11 at 5 a.m.

• The IH-45 northbound and southbound direct connector ramps to northbound/eastbound Sam Houston Tollway will be closed.
• The IH-45 frontage road/Sabo Rd. entrance ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound/eastbound on the Sam Houston Tollway will be detoured to the frontage road at the SH-3 exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the SH-3 entrance ramp.
• Drivers traveling from IH-45 to the northbound/eastbound Sam Houston Tollway will be detoured to the frontage road and may use the SH-3 entrance ramp to access the tollway.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

10/06/2021

Update: All lanes have reopened

TRAFFIC ALERT: 9 vehicle major crash SB West Sam Houston Tollway at Philippine. Two left lanes are open. Large debris field with nails. IRT and maintenance enroute. Toll Road deputies are also working the traffic lights on the frontage road. Use caution in area and expect a delays.

There will be a total closure of the southbound mainlanes from IH-45 to IH-610 on the Hardy Toll Road for the 2021 Ironm...
10/05/2021

There will be a total closure of the southbound mainlanes from IH-45 to IH-610 on the Hardy Toll Road for the 2021 Ironman race Saturday, October 9 from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• All southbound entrance ramps will be closed.
• The northbound Northgate exit ramp will be closed.
• The westbound Airport Connector and westbound entrance ramps will be closed.
• Drivers will need to seek alternate routes during this time.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be a total closure of the southbound mainlanes from IH-45 to IH-610 on the Hardy Toll Road for the 2021 Ironman race Saturday, October 9 from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• All southbound entrance ramps will be closed.
• The northbound Northgate exit ramp will be closed.
• The westbound Airport Connector and westbound entrance ramps will be closed.
• Drivers will need to seek alternate routes during this time.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

10/05/2021

There will be a daytime closure of the northbound Bellaire Blvd entrance ramp on the South Sam Houston Tollway Wednesday, October 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

• One right northbound mainlane from the Bellaire Blvd entrance ramp to Town Park Dr. will also be closed.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

HCTRA is #hiring! Discover how you can contribute to the future of mobility in our region. Take a look at our openings a...
10/01/2021

HCTRA is #hiring!

Discover how you can contribute to the future of mobility in our region. Take a look at our openings and fill out an application at hctra.org/Employment.

HCTRA is #hiring!

Discover how you can contribute to the future of mobility in our region. Take a look at our openings and fill out an application at hctra.org/Employment.

Looks like a rainy day today! If you're out on the roads, please remember to #DriveSafe and stay #WeatherAlert.
10/01/2021

Looks like a rainy day today! If you're out on the roads, please remember to #DriveSafe and stay #WeatherAlert.

Looks like a rainy day today! If you're out on the roads, please remember to #DriveSafe and stay #WeatherAlert.

There will be nightly closures of the northbound and southbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the...
09/30/2021

There will be nightly closures of the northbound and southbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the Tomball Tollway beginning Friday, October 1 at 9 p.m. through Monday, November 1 at 5 a.m.

• The northbound Northpointe entrance ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Boudreaux exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Grand Parkway entrance ramp.
• Drivers traveling southbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Grand Parkway exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Boudreaux entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

There will be nightly closures of the northbound and southbound mainlanes between Boudreaux and the Grand Parkway on the Tomball Tollway beginning Friday, October 1 at 9 p.m. through Monday, November 1 at 5 a.m.

• The northbound Northpointe entrance ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling northbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Boudreaux exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Grand Parkway entrance ramp.
• Drivers traveling southbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Grand Parkway exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Boudreaux entrance ramp.

Don’t forget to visit houstontranstar.org to plan your route. #houtraffic #htx

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