C-41 Main Stem Flood Risk Reduction in the Vicinity of Hardy West

C-41 Main Stem Flood Risk Reduction in the Vicinity of Hardy West
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Recent Action

March 30, 2021 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized the acquisition of one tract of land in support of this project.

September 29, 2020 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized the acquisition of a tract of land for this project.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This project aims to reduce the risk of flooding along the Halls Bayou main stem by making improvements to the main stem in the vicinity west of Hardy Toll Road, up to Woodmoss Drive.

As part of the preliminary engineering stage, the Flood Control District is evaluating various alternatives for regional stormwater detention basin(s) to determine the optimal solution for reducing the risk of flooding in this area.

All projects included within C-41 will make improvements to the main stem of Halls Bayou.

This project is part the Watershed-Wide Project Implementation Program for Halls Bayou.

Location

The exact project locations are to be determined.

Stage

This project is currently in the ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS phase of the PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING stage.

Bond Project Listing

Bond Project C-41 is a potential “Partnership” project. Total allocation for all projects listed under Bond Project C-41 is currently almost $155 million, of which approximately $151.1 million is partnership funding and approximately $3.5 million is local costs.

Specifically, for this project under Bond Project C-41, the Flood Control District applied to the Texas General Land Office for a Community Development Block Grant for Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) grant in October 2020 in the amount of approximately $45.6 million.

Public Information Session

A series of projects in the Halls Bayou watershed are included in two separate applications for federal funding through the Community Development Block Grant for Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program. The projects included are Bond Project IDs: C-01, C-23, C-24, C-26, C-28, C-30 and C-41. A virtual Public Information Session to discuss these projects was held on:

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The official public comment period for the CDBG-MIT applications will be open from October 3 – October 16, 2020. We encourage residents to learn more about the application process, submit a comment and view the meeting presentation and video: