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The Westpark Tollway Corridor, just before major construction

Created and last updated 29-October-2001
See also:
Westpark Tollway Main Page | Construction images | Diagram of the Beltway 8 Interchange

Westpark Tollway Map

Photos start near Loop 610 and proceed westward

Westpark Corridor east of Chimney Rock
A. Looking west, just east of Chimney Rock. The Southwest Freeway can be seen at right. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at Fountainview/Renwick
B. Looking west at the Fountainview/Renwick intersection. Westpark Road will remain as-is; the tollway will be built on the left side of this photo. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at US 59
C. Looking west at US 59, the Southwest Freeway. The Westpark Tollway main lanes will be depressed in a trench through this section. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at US 59
D. Looking west along the Westpark corridor from the Southwest Freeway overpass. The Westpark Tollway main lanes will be in the north half the the right-of-way; that is between the railroad bed and the existing Westpark Road. The south (left) side of the railroad right-of-way will be kept clear for a potential future rail line. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at US 59
E. This view from the Southwest Freeway overpass looks west along the centerline of the existing Westpark Road. Westpark road will generally remain intact as-is, although it will be modified in certain locations for access ramps and tollway main lanes. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at Fondren
F. Looking west at the intersection with Fondren. Westpark Road will remain as-is at this location; the tollway will be built to the left. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor between Gessner and Fondren
G. Looking west between Fondren and Gessner. Preliminary plans showed that the tollway would take two lanes from Westpark Road in this section. I don't know what the final plan is. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at Gessner
H. Looking west along the corridor at Gessner. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at Beltway 8
J. Looking north along Beltway 8/Sam Houston Tollway at the location of the Westpark Tollway. The Westpark Tollway will be built at the location of the existing railroad bridge. The new northbound feeder road will be located on the location where this photograph was taken. The existing northbound feeder in the trench will become part of the connection ramp. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at Beltway 8
K. Looking west along the corridor. Photo taken 8-September-2001.

Westpark Corridor at Beltway 8
L. Looking east along the corridor. Photo taken in late 2000.

Westpark Corridor at Old Westheimer
M. Old Westheimer Road. Photo taken in late 2000.

Westpark Corridor at Eldridge
O. Looking west along the corridor, just west of Eldridge Road. The highway 6 overpass can be seen in the background. Photo taken in 21-July-2001.

Westpark Corridor at Highway 6
P. Looking west along the corridor from the highway 6 overpass. Photo taken in 21-July-2001.

Westpark Corridor at Addicks-Howell
Q. Looking west along the corridor at Addicks-Howell. Photo taken in 21-July-2001.
 

 
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