SH 242 Gets Much Needed Relief as State Rep. Steve Toth Brings TxDOT to the Table

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 4 – State Representative Steve Toth (R-Conroe) announced improvements to traffic flow on State Highway 242. The elected official detailed plans to add turn lanes at the intersection with Gosling Rd., protect the turn onto the southbound I-45 feeder and extend the third lane on the northbound I-45 […]

While Riley, the Courier blog, Noack don’t want anyone to know the truth, “People’s Judge” Keough pushed Montgomery County into position for TxDOT to confirm will take SH 242 flyover maintenance expenses if tolls removed

Conroe and Austin, April 21 – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) confirmed on Thursday, April 18, 2019, that it would take over maintenance expenses of the State Highway 242 flyovers, if and when the Montgomery County Commissioners Court removed the flyover tolls. This newspaper confirmed that fact with TxDOT on April 18 and then […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Riley’s latest SH 242 tollroad scam uncovered, as reality surfaces that Montgomery County Toll Road Authority has paid no flyover toll expenses!

Montgomery County Commissioner Riley’s latest SH 242 tollroad scam uncovered, as reality surfaces that Montgomery County Toll Road Authority has paid no flyover toll expenses!

Conroe, April 16 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s latest scam and lie has finally seen the light of day as the truth has surfaced that there are no Toll Road Authority-paid maintenance expenses for the State Highway 242 flyovers. Riley has desperately tried to keep the tolls on the flyovers with the argument that, […]

Courier blog headline puts its leadership of fools on display

Conroe, April 13 – The Courier blog, a decent newspaper many years ago, embarrassed itself yesterday – again – with a misleading headline for an article which two members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court instigated in order to cover up their failures to obtain information from the Texas Department of Transportation with respect to […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes against removing tolls on State Highway 242 flyovers

Conroe, April 10 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough sought to alleviate traffic by removing the flyover tolls at the intersection of State Highway 242 and Interstate 45. The Commissioners Court members would hear none of that sensible proposal and voted it down two (Keough, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack) to three (Precinct 4 Commissioner […]

Senator Creighton, Commissioners Clark, Noack lobby TxDOT to take TX 249 project back, find funding other than tolls

Conroe, Houston, and Austin, April 12 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe), Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack (R-The Woodlands), and Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark (R-New Caney) lobbied the Texas Department of Transportation today to take back the 3-mile Montgomery County portion of the TX 249 Extension and not toll it, particularly in […]

After 2 years of delays, Riley finally addresses Woodforest Bridge when TxDOT declares emergency over structural damage

Conroe, February 18 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s failure to address road and bridge issues until recently in order to boost his re-election effort has cost County taxpayers several hundred thousand dollars, after the Texas Department of Transportation shut down the Woodforest North Bridge on an emergency basis and ordered the County […]

TxDOT to hold hearing on Doyal-Riley Tx-249 Tollway “Decimation of Hope Highway”

Conroe, August 24 – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) quietly noticed a series of confusing posts on their website announcing, canceling, and then announcing again an “open house,” formal presentation, and comment period for the Decimation of Hope Highway, the Tx-249 Extension project, which TxDOT has split into three sections. The hearing and comment […]