5 things to know today, plus more road construction in Memorial Park


Update: There will also be closures this weekend for the I-610 West Loop/I-69 Southwest Freeway interchange project this weekend, including a total closure of Richmond Avenue at 610, TxDOT’s Twitter account for the project tweeted around 12:30 p.m. today.

Happy Friday, Houston! If you’ve driven through Memorial Park this week, you’ve likely noticed even more road construction than there was earlier in the summer. Currently, the eastbound lanes are closed entirely for a portion of Memorial Drive,…