HOUSTON Hurricane Harvey 8/27/2017 4:30pm. Washington Ave Shepherd. River Oaks Rice Military. I just came back from a trip to the Willowbrook area on the far Northwest side of Houston. I was able to get through at Old Katy Freeway to I-10 to Beltway to 249 and then back going Beltway to 290 to I-10 West to Silber exit to Old Katy Freeway to Wescott to Washington Ave.