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UPDATE: ARDMORE STREET BRIDGE TEMPORARILY REOPENED OVER BRAYS BAYOU

UPDATE: ARDMORE STREET BRIDGE TEMPORARILY REOPENED OVER BRAYS BAYOU

The Harris County Flood Control District has temporarily reopened the bridge over Brays Bayou at Ardmore Street while the construction contractor completes construction activities that do not require traffic detours. The Flood Control District began coordinated construction November 19 to modify or replace three existing bridges over Brays Bayou with new higher, wider and/or longer spans that will improve the conveyance of stormwater along Brays Bayou in south central Harris County.

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COORDINATED CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON BUFFALO SPEEDWAY, ARDMORE AND STELLA LINK BRIDGE MODIFICATIONS AT BRAYS BAYOU

COORDINATED CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON BUFFALO SPEEDWAY, ARDMORE AND STELLA LINK BRIDGE MODIFICATIONS AT BRAYS BAYOU

The Harris County Flood Control District will begin coordinated construction November 19 to modify or replace three existing bridges over Brays Bayou with new higher, wider and/or longer spans that will improve the conveyance of stormwater along Brays Bayou in south central Harris County. Construction begins November 19 with the closure of both the Buffalo Speedway and Ardmore Street bridges.

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NOVEMBER 14, 2018, LITTLE CYPRESS CREEK FRONTIER PROGRAM COMMUNITY MEETING

NOVEMBER 14, 2018, LITTLE CYPRESS CREEK FRONTIER PROGRAM COMMUNITY MEETING

The Harris County Flood Control District will host a community meeting on: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
(Presentation to begin at 6:15 p.m. with an open house to follow)
Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center
8440 Greenhouse Road, Cypress, Texas 77433

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TO BEGIN MAJOR MAINTENANCE PROJECT ON CEDAR BAYOU

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TO BEGIN MAJOR MAINTENANCE PROJECT ON CEDAR BAYOU

Harris County Flood Control District will launch the first phase of a multi-million-dollar maintenance project in November 2018 to selectively clear trees, remove vegetative debris and improve stormwater flow along Cedar Bayou from Interstate Highway 10 to near Huffman-Eastgate Road.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT COMPLETES POST-HARVEY REMOVAL OF STORMWATER CHANNEL BLOCKAGES

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT COMPLETES POST-HARVEY REMOVAL OF STORMWATER CHANNEL BLOCKAGES

The Harris County Flood Control District has completed a county-wide effort to remove downed trees and other storm debris left blocking Harris County’s bayou drainage system since Hurricane Harvey more than a year ago. With a last push on Buffalo Bayou and Cypress Creek and expenses estimated at $8.9 million so far, more than 140,000 cubic yards (roughly 40,000 tons) have been removed since this work began shortly after the storm.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS SIGN AGREEMENT FOR RESILIENCY STUDY OF BUFFALO BAYOU AND TRIBUTARIES

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS SIGN AGREEMENT FOR RESILIENCY STUDY OF BUFFALO BAYOU AND TRIBUTARIES

The Harris County Flood Control District (the Flood Control District) joined its federal partner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in signing a Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement (FCSA) for a comprehensive study of the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs and surrounding watersheds. The $6 million study will include Buffalo Bayou and its tributaries and USACE will serve as the lead agency.

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HARRIS COUNTY RESIDENTS URGED TO MONITOR WEATHER

HARRIS COUNTY RESIDENTS URGED TO MONITOR WEATHER

Harris County residents are urged to monitor the weather forecast and use extreme caution if venturing out into rainy conditions according to the current forecast. Portions of Harris County could receive up to four inches of additional rain especially south of I-10 as a weather system moves into the Gulf of Mexico and has the potential to impact the Texas coast with showers and thunderstorms.

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CONSTRUCTION STARTS ON FINAL PROJECT BRAYS CHANNEL IMPROVEMENTS FROM LOOP 610 TO FONDREN ROAD IN MEYERLAND AREA

CONSTRUCTION STARTS ON FINAL PROJECT BRAYS CHANNEL IMPROVEMENTS FROM LOOP 610 TO FONDREN ROAD IN MEYERLAND AREA

The Harris County Flood Control District has begun construction on the final phase of channel modifications as part of the Brays Bayou federal flood damage reduction project – Project Brays. During this construction phase, Brays Bayou will be widened between Loop 610 and Fondren Road in the Meyerland area.

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