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What Will New Sections of the Grand Parkway Mean for Areas Like Tomball?

Posted on · The Grand Parkway Association says a few new segments in north Houston are on track to open soon near Cypress, Tomball, Spring and New Caney. We get an update on the project from David Gornet, Executive Director of the Grand Parkway Association. We also talk with Lamar Casparis, the former chairman of the Greater Tomball Area Chamber […]

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The Grand Parkway: Progress Continues on the Loop Outside the Loop…Outside the Loop

Posted on · As you’re probably aware, Greater Houston will soon have a loop outside the loop…outside the loop: The Grand Parkway – 184 miles waaaaaay around the city of Houston. At the moment, 41 of those miles of the Grand Parkway are open, with more construction in the works. The Grand Parkway is designed, in part, to help […]

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Will the Grand Parkway Encourage More Sprawl?

Posted on · It’s elaborate, long-anticipated and years in the making. It’s the Grand Parkway: the loop outside the loop outside the loop which, once completed will be more than 180 miles long, and cross seven different counties in its path around Houston. Proponents say the Grand Parkway will cut down commute time for many drivers traveling in from the […]