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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04/01/2021

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04/01/2021

Did you know that hctra.org is now available in seven languages?

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HCTRA's #IncidentResponseTeam offers crucial services to stranded drivers.➡️ Delivering an emergency gallon of fuel➡️ Ch...
03/31/2021

HCTRA's #IncidentResponseTeam offers crucial services to stranded drivers.

➡️ Delivering an emergency gallon of fuel
➡️ Changing flat tires
➡️ Jump-starting a dead battery
➡ Providing water for overheated vehicles
➡️ Towing to a safe location

#RoadsideAssistance is a phone call away.

281-584-7500

7 Days/Week | 5 AM - Midnight | 365 Days/Year

In recognition of the #Easter holiday, HCTRA's customer service call center and administrative offices will be closed Fr...
03/31/2021

In recognition of the #Easter holiday, HCTRA's customer service call center and administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 2.

Business operations will resume Monday, April 5.

REMINDER: HCTRA’s current call center hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

03/30/2021
HCTRA Incident Response Team

Thank you, Commissioners Court and Commissioner Adrian Garcia (Harris County Precinct 2), for today’s proclamation recognizing the hard-working HCTRA #IncidentResponseTeam, who work hard every day to help stranded motorists on the HCTRA system.

This group of extraordinary men and women rescue drivers in potentially dangerous and stressful situations while striving to provide excellent customer service.

03/26/2021

There will be a total closure on the East Sam Houston Tollway soutbound mainlanes from the SH-225 exit ramp to the SH-225 entrance ramp.

The closure will begin Saturday, March 27 at 4:00 a.m. through Saturday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m.

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

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

03/26/2021

Update: All lanes are now open.

Traffic Alert: Fatality Crash on the South Sam Houston Tollway westbound at Fuqua. All mainline lanes are closed. Traffic is being diverted to the service road. Traffic may re-enter the tollway after Fuqua.

03/26/2021

There will be a daytime closure of the northbound left mainlane on the Sam Houston Tollway Ship Channel Bridge Saturday, March 27 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

03/23/2021

There will be nightly closures of two southbound left mainlanes from the Holderrieth entrance ramp to the Boudreaux entrance ramp on the Tomball Tollway beginning Tuesday, March 23 at 10 p.m. through Thursday, March 25 at 5 a.m.

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

03/23/2021

There will be an overnight closures of the eastbound Kirby entrance ramp and the Scott (Cullen) exit ramp on the South Sam Houston Tollway beginning Tuesday, March 23 at 10 p.m. through Wednesday, March 24 at 5 a.m.

• One eastbound right lane from the southwest mainlane toll plaza to the Scott (Cullen) exit ramp will be closed.
• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the SH-288 entrance ramp to access the tollway.
• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the SH-288 exit ramp to access the frontage road.

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

03/23/2021

There will be nightly closures of the westbound SH-249 entrance ramp from the North Sam Houston Tollway beginning Tuesday, March 23 at 10 p.m. through Friday, March 26 at 3 a.m.

• One westbound right lane from Hollister to the Gessner exit ramp will be closed.

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

03/15/2021

There will be a daytime closure of the northbound Crenshaw exit ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway Monday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• The northbound outside mainlane from Preston to Crenshaw will also be closed.

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

03/14/2021

There will be daily alternating southbound mainlane closures from the southbound IH-10 entrance ramp to the Ship Channel bridge on the East Sam Houston Tollway Monday, March 15 and Tuesday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

03/14/2021

There will be nightly closures of the eastbound Kirby entrance ramp and the Scott (Cullen) exit ramp on the South Sam Houston Tollway beginning Monday, March 15 at 10 p.m. through Wednesday, March 17 at 5 a.m.

• One eastbound right lane from the southwest mainlane toll plaza to the Scott (Cullen) exit ramp will be closed.

• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the SH-288 entrance ramp to access the tollway.

• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the SH-288 exit ramp to access the frontage road.

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

03/14/2021

Update: Crash Scene has been cleared

Traffic Alert: Fatality crash on the South Sam Houston Tollway eastbound at Hillcroft. Total closure of the eastbound lanes, traffic is being diverted to the service road.

03/12/2021

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

Remember to turn your clocks forward one hour on Saturday night. #DaylightSavingTime

03/11/2021

There will be a total closure of the eastbound Post Oak exit ramp on the Westpark Tollway beginning Friday, March 12 at 9 p.m. through Monday, March 15 at 5 a.m.

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

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

03/11/2021

There will be a total closure of the northbound Spencer exit ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday, March 12 at 10 p.m. through Monday, March 15 at 5 p.m.

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

03/11/2021

There will be an overnight closure of the eastbound Post Oak exit ramp on the Westpark Tollway beginning Thursday, March 11 at 9 p.m. through Friday, March 12 at 5 a.m.

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

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

03/11/2021
Harris County Toll Road Authority - HCTRA

UPDATE (1:46 PM): All lanes reopened.

Commercial vehicle crash northbound at Central Plaza with diesel spill. All EZ TAG lanes closed. Traffic is being diverted through the cash booth lanes. Expect delays. #houtraffic #hounews #htx

03/11/2021

Commercial vehicle crash northbound at Central Plaza with diesel spill. All EZ TAG lanes closed. Traffic is being diverted through the cash booth lanes. Expect delays. #houtraffic #hounews #htx

03/10/2021

There will be daily closures of the westbound Jacintoport Blvd lanes at the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Wednesday, March 10 through Wednesday, March 17 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Drivers traveling westbound on Jacintoport Blvd. will be detoured to the northbound Beltway 8 frontage road, U-turn at IH-10, and continue along the southbound Beltway 8 frontage road to return to Jacintoport Blvd.

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

03/10/2021

There will be daily alternating northbound mainlane closures from the Ship Channel Bridge to the Jacintoport entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway Wednesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

03/08/2021

There will be nightly closures of the westbound SH-288 exit ramp and the Scott (Cullen) entrance ramp on the South Sam Houston Tollway beginning Monday, March 8 at 10 p.m. through Thursday, March 11 at 5 a.m.

• Drivers traveling westbound may use the Cullen exit ramp to access the frontage road.

• Drivers traveling westbound may use the Mykawa or Almeda entrance ramps to access the tollway.

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

03/08/2021

There will be nightly closures of the eastbound Scott (Cullen) exit ramp and the SH-288 entrance ramp on the South Sam Houston Tollway beginning Monday, March 8 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, March 14 at 5 a.m.

• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the SH-288 exit ramp to access the frontage road.

• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the Cullen entrance ramp to access the tollway.

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

03/08/2021

There will be an overnight closure of the southbound Rankin entrance ramp on the Hardy Toll Road beginning Monday, March 8 at 10 p.m. through Tuesday, March 9 at 5 a.m.

• Two southbound mainlanes at Greens Rd. will also be closed.

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

There will be an overnight closure of the northbound mainlanes from the Genoa Red Bluff exit ramp to the Fairmont entran...
03/06/2021

There will be an overnight closure of the northbound mainlanes from the Genoa Red Bluff exit ramp to the Fairmont entrance ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Sunday, March 7 at 11 p.m. through Monday, March 8 at 5 a.m.

• The northbound SH-3 entrance ramp will also be closed.

• Drivers traveling northbound will be detoured to the frontage road at the Genoa Red Bluff exit ramp and may re-enter the tollway using the Fairmont entrance ramp.

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

03/04/2021

There will be a total closure of the southbound SH-225 exit ramp on the East Sam Houston Tollway beginning Friday, March 5 at 10 p.m. through Monday, March 8 at 5 a.m.

• The southbound SH-225 entrance ramp will be closed.

• Alternating southbound mainlanes from the Ship Channel Bridge to SH-225 will be closed.

• Drivers traveling southbound may use the Red Bluff exit ramp to access the southbound frontage road, U-turn at San Augustine and continue along the northbound frontage road to return to SH-225.

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

03/04/2021

There will be an overnight closure of two northbound left mainlanes from the Boudreaux exit ramp to the Grand Parkway entrance ramp on the Tomball Tollway beginning Thursday, March 4 at 10 p.m. through Friday, March 5 at 5 a.m.

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

Our Incident Response Team is here to help seven days a week between 5 a.m. and midnight.Call 281-584-7500 for roadside ...
03/03/2021

Our Incident Response Team is here to help seven days a week between 5 a.m. and midnight.

Call 281-584-7500 for roadside assistance. #HereToHelp #DriveSafe

03/03/2021

There will be an overnight closure of alternating southbound mainlanes from the Grand Parkway exit ramp to the Boudreaux entrance ramp on the Tomball Tollway beginning Wednesday, March 3 at 10 p.m. through Thursday, March 4 at 5 a.m.

• Two lanes will be closed at a time.

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

03/02/2021

There will be daily closures of the westbound lanes of Jacintoport Blvd. at the East Sam Houston Tollway Tuesday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 3 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Drivers traveling westbound will be detoured to the northbound Beltway 8 frontage road, U-turn at IH-10, and continue along the Beltway 8 southbound frontage road to return to Jacintoport Blvd.

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

03/01/2021

There will be nightly closures of the westbound SH-288 exit ramp and the westbound Scott (Cullen) entrance ramp on the South Sam Houston Tollway beginning Monday, March 1 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, March 7 at 5 a.m.

• Drivers traveling westbound may use the Cullen exit ramp to access the frontage road.

• Drivers traveling westbound may use the Mykawa or Almeda entrance ramps to access the tollway.

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

03/01/2021

There will be nightly closures of the eastbound Scott (Cullen) exit ramp and the eastbound SH-288 entrance ramp on the South Sam Houston Tollway beginning Monday, March 1 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, March 7 at 5 a.m.

• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the SH-288 exit ramp to access the frontage road.

• Drivers traveling eastbound may use the Cullen entrance ramp to access the tollway.

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

02/26/2021
Harris County Toll Road Authority - HCTRA

UPDATE (12:42 PM): All lanes have been reopened.

UPDATE (12:42 PM): All lanes have been reopened.

⚠️ROADWAY ALERT⚠️

All southbound mainlanes of the East Sam Houston Tollway @ Fairmont Parkway are closed. Traffic is being diverted to the frontage road.

Please stay tuned for updates. #houtraffic #htx #hounews

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Monday 07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 07:30 - 17:30
Thursday 07:30 - 17:30
Friday 07:30 - 17:30
Saturday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

281-875-3279

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