Springwoods Village Mobility Plan, Harris County

Client: Harris County Improvement District No. 18

Services: Data Collection, Speed Zones Studies, Traffic Counts

Location: Harris County, Texas

Jones|Carter performed the mobility plan for the Springwoods Village development on northwest corner of IH 45 at SH 99 (Grand Parkway) in Harris County.

The mobility plan evaluated existing and future transportation needs for the development, including identifying where future capacity constraints might occur once SH 99 was opened and how the Springwoods Village Phase 1 opening would impact CityPlace.

The J|C team performed data collection and capacity analyses at more than 20 vital intersections in the development for various scenarios. The analyses worked as a tool to help mitigate impacts to the nearly 100,000 average daily traffic in the area. J|C was able to identify traffic issues and proactively develop a plan of action to help maintain an acceptable level of service prior to any major access changes or large development construction.

Springwoods Village is a 2,000-acre master planned community located south of The Woodlands and 20 miles north of downtown Houston. The development is made up of offices, commercial properties, a hospital, recreational centers, and schools as well as single family homes, apartments, and townhomes. Springwoods Village has more than nine million square feet of dedicated commercial space, including the corporate campuses for ExxonMobil and Southwestern Energy.

CityPlace is a 60-acre mixed-use, urban district within Springwoods Village. It will feature a blend of luxury residences, future-forward office buildings, and distinct shopping and dining venues.

The Mobility Plan for Springwoods Village was completed in April of 2016.

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