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SH 146 Kemah Expressway

Project Details



Kemah, TX

Client / Owner

Texas Department of Transportation

Focus Areas & Services


2.4-mile, four-lane express bridge

Delivery Method


Construction Value

$178 million

This project involves 4.4-mile widening and reconstruction of the existing highway into a six- to 12-lane highway and adding a new 2.4-mile, four-lane express bridge crossing over Clear Creek Channel at Galveston Bay. The existing ¾-mile bridge at Clear Creek is a tourist corridor and evacuation route that will also be widened. Grade separations will be added at major intersections and access roads will be added in selected location. The project is in an environmentally sensitive area surrounded by navigable waterways and wetlands.

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