Just a quick message from some of the folks who have already left for Lake Bryan to let everyone know that Highway 290 is closed just outside of Houston. Below is the official statement from txdot, regarding location etc.

US Highway 290 (NORTHWEST FREEWAY) Westbound has a Construction condition with a Delay in Harris County from BADTKE ROAD to FM 362

ALTERNATE LANE CLOSED CONTINUOUSLY FROM 6 AM MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, TO 12 NOON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5.
(Condition reported by Houston District on 9-29-2003 8:32 AM is expected to expire on 10-05-2003 12:00 PM. Texas Travel Map: 20-Q)

US Highway 290 (NORTHWEST FREEWAY) Westbound has a Construction condition with a Detour/Delay in Harris County from BADTKE to FM 2920

TOTAL CLOSURE CONTINUOUSLY FROM 6 AM THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, TO 5 AM MONDAY, OCTOBER 6. DETOUR TO US 290-BUSINESS (OLD HEMPSTEAD HIGHWAY).