The Northwest Freeway (Hwy 290) is the main artery that connects the loop with the northwest quadrant of the city. This major artery runs past the city limits and heads up close to College Station! An abundance of housing options have opened up extending all the way past the Grand Parkway on the outer brinks of the city. Planned communities, residential leasing properties and an abundance of retail areas have made this one busy roadway. School districts along this area include Houston ISD, Cypress ISD and Spring ISD.