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US 290 Freeway Conversion

The US 290 project in Brenham will make improvements from the BNSF railroad to Woodward Creek. The highlights of the project include:

  • Construct an interchange at the intersection of FM 577 (Blue Bell Road)
  • Construct an interchange at the intersection of Business US 290 (Market St.)
  • Conversion of the frontage roads to one-way operation
  • Addition of U-turn lanes under the existing bridge at SH 36
  • Relocation of entrance and exit ramps
  • Lowering of the frontage road under the BNSF railroad bridge


This $38.5 million dollar project has been awarded to:

Webber L.L.C.
14333 Chrisman Road
Houston, TX 77039
Phone: (281) 987-8787
Fax: (281) 449-6658

U.S. 290 Stringer Street Overpass

Webber, LLC has been awarded the contract to construct the Stringer Street Overpass on US 290 in Brenham. This $8.28 million project will begin when the current project reaches Phase III and US 290 mainlane traffic is moved to the frontage roads.

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Mark Shafer
Area Engineer
1821 SH 105
Brenham, TX 77833
(979) 836-9359

Bob Colwell
Public Information Officer
1300 N. Texas Ave.
Bryan, TX 78133
(979) 778-9764