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Harris County Flood Control District Project Will Temporarily Close Portion of Us 59 Northbound Frontage Road

Harris County Flood Control District Project Will Temporarily Close Portion of Us 59 Northbound Frontage Road

A portion of the northbound frontage road of US 59 east of Newcastle Drive will be closed for approximately three weeks beginning on or about February 4, 2019, as the Harris County Flood Control District begins construction to rebuild and partially enclose a poorly functioning drainage ditch. Signs were posted January 21, warning of the upcoming closure of the frontage road on either side of the ditch, formally identified as W129-00-00.

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Harris County Flood Control District and U.s. Army Corps of Engineers 
Sign Reimbursement Agreements for Brays, Hunting and White Oak Bayou Projects

Harris County Flood Control District and U.s. Army Corps of Engineers 
Sign Reimbursement Agreements for Brays, Hunting and White Oak Bayou Projects

The Harris County Flood Control District (Flood Control District) has joined its federal partner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in signing amendments to one Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA) and two Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs) for the design and construction of on-going federal flood risk reduction projects along Brays Bayou, Hunting Bayou and White Oak Bayou.

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Minor Flooding Expected Along the East and West Forks of the San Jacinto River

Minor Flooding Expected Along the East and West Forks of the San Jacinto River

Several inches of rain across southeast Texas over the last several days may cause minor flooding impacts to low-lying areas near the East and West forks of the San Jacinto River through the weekend.

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Heavy Rainfall, Flash Flooding Possible Across Harris County

Heavy Rainfall, Flash Flooding Possible Across Harris County

Harris County residents should prepare for possible heavy rainfall and potential flash flooding through Thursday afternoon (January 3) as a weather system moves across the North and Northwest sections of the county.

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Harris County Flood Control District's Communications Department staff is available to help members of the media find answers to questions about the Harris County Flood Control District, including our plans, projects, and programs. 

It is very important that we know the subject of your interview, questions you would like answered, your deadline and where you can be contacted. 

PLEASE NOTE: 

In the event of a flooding emergency, tropical storm or hurricane, the Harris County Flood Control District will coordinate with the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) to communicate information about flooding and public safety. If HCOHSEM activates its Emergency Operations Center (EOC), we will answer media calls, schedule media interviews and participate in media briefings from the EOC's location at: 

TranStar  
6922 Old Katy Road 
Houston, TX 77024 

Please fill out the form below with all required information and it will go directly to a member of the Communications Department staff.