F-48 Design and Construction of Crosby Eastgate Environmental Mitigation Bank

F-48 Design and Construction of Crosby Eastgate Environmental Mitigation Bank

Last Modified: 08/27/2020 02:34 PM

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Recent Actions

April 28, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court approved an $834,792 agreement with an engineering firm for design, bidding and construction stage services in support of this project.

August 28, 2018 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized an amendment to a 2017 agreement with an engineering firm for specialized environmental services in support of this project.

December 5, 2017 - A Prospectus for this project was submitted to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and put on Public Notice.

March 7, 2017 – Harris County Commissioners Court approved a $610,688.50 agreement with an environmental firm for specialized evaluation and planning services in support of this project.

Project Description

This is a wetland restoration project to create wetland mitigation credits that will be used to offset permitted wetland impacts caused by other Flood Control District projects.

Location

Northeast Harris County

Stage

This project involving HCFCD Unit Q700-01-00 is in the DEVELOPMENT stage. This stage will result in an approved Mitigation Banking Instrument and a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit to conduct wetland restoration. Once permitted, the project will go into the DESIGN stage.

Bond Listing

Bond Project F-48 is categorized as a “Local Only” bond project. This means there is no other funding partner at this time and project costs would be paid with bond funding. The Bond Project List includes a total allocation for the design and construction phases of $1 million.

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 on 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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