HOUSTON (Houston Business Journal) – July 13 will mark the groundbreaking for the next phase of the MetroRail.

Construction will begin on the North rail corridor, connecting to the Red Line at the University of Houston–Downtown and ending at the Northline Station on Fulton and Deerfield Streets near Northline Mall.

Work will also commence on the Southeast rail corridor, beginning near I-45 downtown and ending near the proposed Palm Center Transit Center on Griggs Rd.

The process will be in four phases with scheduled completion in 2012.