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2017

FBCTRA open Hwy 6 overpass

January 1, 2017|

FBCTRA opens Highway 6 overpass on Fort Bend Parkway connecting main lane roads

2016

Fort Bend Grand Parkway opens

January 1, 2016|

Fort Bend Grand Parkway opens traffic on C-1 extending traffic south of US-59.

2015

FBCTRA implements Toll System Upgrade

January 1, 2015|

FBCTRA implements Toll System Upgrade on Fort Bend Parkway and Westpark Tollway.

2014

Portion of Grand Parkway (Segment D) opens to traffic connecting US-59 to I-10

January 1, 2014|

The Fort Bend County portion of the Grand Parkway (Segment D) opens to traffic connecting US-59 to I-10. The project also connects to Grand Parkway Segment E north of I-10 allowing motorist to travel from US-59 to US-290 with no stop lights. Fort Bend Parkway Segment B-1 also opens to traffic.

2013

FBCTRA begins construction of Segment B-1 of Fort Bend Parkway

January 1, 2013|

FBCTRA begins construction of Segment B-1 of the Fort Bend Parkway connecting Sienna Parkway and State Hwy. 6.

2012

FBCTRA begins construction of Grand Parkway

January 1, 2012|

FBCTRA begins construction of the first of 10 sections of the Grand Parkway in Fort Bend County.

2010

Fort Bend County requests primacy from TxDOT

January 1, 2010|

Fort Bend County requests primacy from TxDOT to design, construct, and operate the portions of the Grand Parkway within Fort Bend County.

2008

FBCTRA first toll road agency with electronic toll collection system

January 1, 2008|

FBCTRA was the first toll road agency in the United States to completely eliminate cash and go to an all electronic toll collection system in July. This greatly improved safety to the traveling public by eliminating narrow coin lanes and eliminating queues of stopped vehicles waiting to pay tolls.

2005

FBCTRA opened its second toll road

January 1, 2005|

FBCTRA opened its second toll road. On August 13, 2005 the Westpark Tollway from FM-1464 to SH-99 opened to the traveling public.

2004

FBCTRA opens first toll road

January 1, 2004|

FBCTRA opened its first toll road to the travelling public. On August 31, 2004 the Fort Bend Parkway from State Hwy. 6 to Beltway 8 opened.

1996

FBCTRA was established

January 1, 1996|

FBCTRA was established in 1996 by the Fort Bend County Commissioners Court and the Texas Department of Transportation to develop and fund needed transportation projects in Fort Bend County using alternative funding methods.