Judge Jon Lindsay is no stranger to the fast lane. He was seen cruis­ing through the toll gate at the opening of the Hardy Toll Road in a black Lamborghini.
This time he will not be going as fast, but it should be quite a sight. On July 21, four of Houston’s most prominent officials will be in the driver’s seats of miniature race cars as they mark the opening of the Greens Road Overpass spanning the Hardy Toll Road and Union Pacific Railroad.

According to John W. Craddock, Jr. Executive Director of the North Houston Association, “The overpass will have a positive impact on east-west traffic flow in the Greenspoint area and will provide another convenient, direct route to Houston Intercontinental Airport. The opening celebration will begin at 10:00 a.m. with platform guests arriving on a METRO bus. Harris County Judge Jon Lindsay, METRO General Manager Kathryn, J. Whitmire (or her representative) and Harris County Toll Road Authority Executive Director Wes­ley Freise will speak at the opening ceremony. The officials will then climb into their mini-cars and race to the finish line.

Everyone attending receive a hand-held fan to keep cool. Refreshments will be provided by the Wyndham Hotel-Greenspoint and L’hotel Sofitel throughout the entire event. Heralds for Hire, a local brass band, will be playing a variety of music for everybody’s enjoyment. The event is being hosted by Central Green, a 457-acre business development located east of the Hardy Toll Road between Greens and Rankin Roads. The public was invited to attend.