Having lived the last three years in Jersey Village I have been mostly at the mercy of 290 when it comes to getting into town. It's either that or coming around on the tollway and booking it inbound on I-10. Both are often equally annoying, although the Beltway less so since they started the construction to expand 290 over the last year.
Jef With One F
So for months I have been stuck in a car with no air conditioning moving at the slow torture of random freeway closures, narrowed lanes, and the constant accidents and endless rubbernecking that seem to plague the Northwest Freeway. That last one hasn't gotten any better now that acceleration lanes are often non-existent, and the same drivers who simply must creep to 20mph in order to gawk at a truck with a flat tire seem to find it against their honor to move over and let those trying to join the derby on the road.
Until recently that is.More »