Surprise, surprise. The No. 1 road for traffic congestion in the entire state is — drumroll, please — the stretch of Interstate 45 between the North Loop and Beltway 8.
In fact, Harris County was home to six of the top 10 most congested roads in Texas. A list of the top 100 was released Tuesday by the Texas Department of Transportation. A third were in Harris County.
You can see the Harris County listing, which is basically “I-45 anywhere inside Beltway 8, plus two other stretches of road”, here. The state list is
Speaking of plans, I received the following statement from Peter Brown regarding this article:
“This report shows the clear need for real traffic solutions in Houston. Residents are wasting far too much time stuck in traffic, and that’s got to change. That’s why I released a detailed transportation blueprint last month, laying out clear, practical proposals to improve our city and deal with our traffic problems.”