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Hughes Ranch Road Expansion (Smith Ranch Rd. to Cullen Pkwy.)

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Project Overview

About. Hughes Ranch Road has been on the City’s Thoroughfare Plan  as a planned four-lane, raised median boulevard for over ten years. The project design was completed by Brazoria County and construction will be carried out by the City of Pearland.The roadway widening will provide enhanced safety and improved access to adjacent subdivisions, Challenger Elementary, Dawson High School.  With the widening of  SH 288 and the addition of Toll lanes on SH288, a new off ramp will be constructed at Hughes Ranch Road and this roadway will provide better east/west mobility in this area of the City. The 90 percent roadway alignment is included below. 

Scope.  The project will reconstruct Hughes Ranch Road between Cullen and Smith Ranch Road from a two-lane asphalt open ditch roadway to a four-lane concrete curb and gutter boulevard for a distance of 2 miles. The project includes approximately 13,000 linear feet of Noise Barrier along the major subdivisions, lighting, and landscaping. Additional water line infrastructure will be constructed in coordination with this project to fill in the gaps of the current water system. The roadway will provide enhanced safety and improved access to adjacent subdivisions, Challenger Elementary, Dawson High School, SH 288 and the SH288 Toll lanes.

Project Facts:

  • Classified as a roadway widening project
  • Funded by State (Prop 7) and Federal Funds
  • Project will reconstruct Hughes Ranch Road between Cullen and Smith Ranch Road from a two lane asphalt open ditch roadway to a four lane concrete curb and gutter boulevard with a raised median. 
  • The project length is 2 miles.
  • The project includes approximately 13,000 LF of Noise Barrier along the major subdivisions.
  • Street lighting and landscaping are included.
  • The existing water line along the roadway will be extended to eliminate gaps, provide redundant service, improve water quality. Some existing water line sections will be relocated to avoid conflicts with the roadway and noise barrier construction.
  • Right of way acquisition includes approximately 26 parcels were segments of right of way must be acquired for the new improvements

Residents can also register to reveive project updates through the City’s e-notification system Everbridge.  Project information is often available through the City’s FaceBook page, Twitter and Instagram accounts as well.  We encourage residents and property owners’ to sign up for the e-alerts and information, please contact Jennifer Lee, Project Manager, at jlee@pearlandtx.gov

Funding and Budget Info
2019
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2016

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