December 20, 2001
(high resolution 270k)
Looking southwest. As of 20-December-2001, all traffic had been removed from the old main lanes, which are still intact in the middle of the photo. The old main lanes will be demolished.
(high resolution 345k) Looking northeast. Piers are now in place to build the missing sections of ramps. Photo taken 8-September-2001.
Connection ramps are awaiting construction of the final sections. Photo taken 8-September-2001.
(high resolution 230k) Looking southwest towards downtown Houston. The original US 59 main lanes are in the middle. These lanes will be demolished and replaced. In the background, structure removal can be seen. Photo taken 22-May-2001.
(high resolution 253k) Looking northeast. The remaining original US 59 main lane structure is the second structure on the left. It will ultimately be demolished and replaced. Photo taken 22-May-2001.
This stub-out in the new connection ramp will connect to the Hardy Toll Road freeway extension. Photo taken 22-May-2001.
Photo taken June 2000, looking northward towards the 59/10 interchange. The existing US 59 facility is the second structure from the left. At the time of this photo, the southbound traffic had been diverted to a new structure (1st on left), and the northbound traffic was diverted to the old southbound lanes.