Expect Slow Traffic on 71 at Southwest Parkway for a While
Traffic may be moving slower on SH 71 this morning around Southwest Parkway. And it’ll probably be that way for the next eight months or so.
SH 71 is reduced to one lane in each direction while crews work to widen the road.
The Texas Department of Transportation is adding turn lanes, an acceleration lane and paved shoulders to 71 at Southwest Parkway. TxDOT says the project will increase safety in the area.
TxDOT warns drivers should plan for possible delays in the area.