CI-023 Channel Conveyance Improvements Along Horsepen Bayou and its Tributaries

CI-023 Channel Conveyance Improvements Along Horsepen Bayou and its Tributaries
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Virtual Community Engagement Meeting

The Harris County Flood Control District will hold a Community Engagement Meeting for the B104-00-00 Horsepen Bayou Stormwater Conveyance Improvement project in the Armand Bayou watershed.

Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Join online at: PublicInput.com/CI023
Join by phone at: 855-925-2801 with Meeting Code: 1861
*If you attend by phone only, maps and other exhibits will not be visible. However, information will be available after the meeting on this project webpage.

Recent Actions

May 25, 2021 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized a $836,268.50 agreement with a firm for engineering services in support of this project.

April 27, 2021 - Harris County Commissioners Court accepted the Preliminary Engineering Report and authorized the design and construction stages for this project.

May 19, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court approved updates to project details in the 2018 Bond Program List. Update corrects project title by removing the word "Planning" from original title.

November 13, 2018 – Harris County Commissioners Court approved an $810,161 agreement with an engineering firm to conduct preliminary engineering support of this project

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Design is now underway for this project, which involves approximately 3 miles of stormwater conveyance improvements and spot erosion repairs along Horsepen Bayou, HCFCD Unit B104-00-00, in the Armand Bayou watershed. The project will widen the channel from Bay Area Boulevard to Clear Lake City Boulevard and incorporate a maintenance access shelf below the top of bank – all within existing Flood Control District right-of-way.

Modifications to the Garden Creek Way bridge over Horsepen Bayou tributary B204-04-00 also are under design as part of this project, but may move on a separate project timeline from the channel modification portion of the project.

The Design stage is expected to be complete in late 2022.

Funding for Design and Construction comes from Bond ID CI-023 in the 2018 Bond Program.

Location

The project involves a six-mile portion of Horsepen Bayou between Bay Area Boulevard and Ellington Field, in southeast Harris County.

Stage

Following a July 2020 Bond Program Community Engagement Meeting that took comments from the public, the Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) for this project was transmitted to Harris County Commissioners Court in April 2021. The project is now in the Design stage.

Bond Project Listing

Total allocation for this multi-stage project is currently $6 million on the Bond Project List. The project will be funded totally from the 2018 Bond Program as a “Local Only” project.

Bond List

List of 2018 Bond Projects


The Harris County Flood Control District has a significant number of flood damage reduction projects occurring all over Harris County as part of its on-going Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Operations and Maintenance, and the 2018 Bond Program. Click the Project ID on the Map to learn about projects’ details. Some early-stage projects are not highlighted in the map. The map will be updated when projects advance or when more information becomes available.

Project Lifecycle

Every flood damage reduction project is unique. Yet each project begins and ends, with common and predictable milestones along the way. Whether a project moves forward – and how quickly – depends on many factors, including the availability of funding at each milestone, shifting community priorities for flood damage reduction, and other changing circumstances (such as the price of trees or concrete) from year to year.

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Virtual Community Engagement Meeting

An online community meeting was held for this project on:

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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

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