C-20 Mid-Reach Greens Bayou Project

C-20 Mid-Reach Greens Bayou Project
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Recent Action

October 27, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized the purchase of a tract of land in support of this project.

May 19, 2020 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized an agreement amendment for an additional $1,000,000 for the design of this project.

August 28, 2018 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized and initiated this project C-20.

Project Description

Bond Project C-20 will make channel conveyance improvements along the mid-reach stretch of Greens Bayou. This project intends to reduce water surface elevations within the mid-reach stretch and contain at least 10-year storm event within the channel banks.

The Mid-Reach Greens Bayou Project is part of the comprehensive flood risk reduction plan for the mid-reach stretch of Greens Bayou, which includes construction of 11 miles of channel conveyance improvements and four stormwater detention basins: Aldine Westfield (Phase 1 complete), Glen Forest (complete), Kuykendahl (complete), and Lauder (Phase 1 under construction).

Location

The mid-reach channel of Greens Bayou starts at the downstream end of JFK Boulevard and runs for approximately 11 miles to Veterans Memorial Drive.

Stage

This project is in the PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING stage. More specific project details will be available as the project progresses into the DESIGN stage.

Project Bond Listing

Total allocation for all future stages and phases of Bond Project C-20 on the Bond Project List is currently $20 million. A grant application for Community Development Block Grant for Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funding was applied for and submitted to the Texas General Land Office in October of 2020 in the amount of about $60 million.

Public Information Session

A virtual public session to learn more about this project was held on:

Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

You can submit a comment and see the meeting presentation and video by clicking the links below.