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CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON LAWNDALE STREET AND TELEPHONE ROAD BRIDGES OVER BRAYS BAYOU

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON LAWNDALE STREET AND TELEPHONE ROAD BRIDGES OVER BRAYS BAYOU

The Harris County Flood Control District is scheduled to begin construction on April 16 on the replacement of the Lawndale Street and Telephone Road bridges over Brays Bayou with higher, longer, and wider bridges to reduce the risk of flooding in the area.

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FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING THE THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAINFALL

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING THE THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAINFALL

Storms will potentially bring hail, damaging winds and heavy rainfall. The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) is tracking and monitoring an unstable air mass over southeast Texas, which is expected to bring high winds, hail and heavy rainfall possibly resulting in street flooding and rises in area creeks and bayous.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BEGINS FINAL PHASE OF BERRY BAYOU TRIBUTARY PROJECT

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BEGINS FINAL PHASE OF BERRY BAYOU TRIBUTARY PROJECT

Channel Conveyance Improvements will reduce Flood Risks in Sims Bayou Watershed

The Harris County Flood Control District has begun construction on the final phase of a channel conveyance improvement project for a Berry Bayou tributary formally identified as HCFCD Unit C106-03-00, located in the Sims Bayou watershed of southeast Harris County.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TO BUILD STORMWATER SWALES IN WESTBURY

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TO BUILD STORMWATER SWALES IN WESTBURY

Beginning next week, the Harris County Flood Control District will be demolishing three recently purchased properties located in the southwest neighborhood of Westbury to build shallow swales to improve the flow of stormwater into the nearby Willow Waterhole Bayou.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AWARDS CONTRACT FOR REMAINING PROJECT BRAYS BRIDGES

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AWARDS CONTRACT FOR REMAINING PROJECT BRAYS BRIDGES

In one of the largest construction contracts ever awarded on behalf of the Harris County Flood Control District, Harris County Commissions Court authorized $49,009,142 for the replacement of bridges and channel modifications along Brays Bayou to James Construction Group, LLC on Tuesday.

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Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Levels Update - 1 p.m.

Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Levels Update - 1 p.m.

The Harris County Flood Control District's Flood Watch team continues to monitor rainfall trends, as well as measured rainfall amounts and water levels in bayous and creeks. Stormwater levels in most bayous continue to fall with a midday break in the rain, following widespread rain totals of between 2-7 inches over the last 12 hours across all but far southeast Harris County.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT RECEIVES FEMA GRANT FOR MAAPnext

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT RECEIVES FEMA GRANT FOR MAAPnext

On December 17, 2019, Harris County Commissioners Court authorized acceptance of $3.5 million in grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support the second phase of MAAPnext, the Modeling, Assessment and Awareness Project (MAAP), led by the Harris County Flood Control District. MAAPnext represents an innovative approach in the management and regulation of Harris County’s floodplains, further contributing to Harris County’s resilience and growth.

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CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON STORMWATER DETENTION BASIN PROJECT ALONG BRAYS BAYOU

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON STORMWATER DETENTION BASIN PROJECT ALONG BRAYS BAYOU

The Harris County Flood Control District is set to begin construction on a series of stormwater detention basins located at Braeswood Boulevard between Endicott Lane and South Post Oak Road to reduce the risk of flooding in the vicinity of the basins and along Brays Bayou.

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