Progress Update on Drainage Work
Week Ending: 12/08/17
Work Package # 1 - Saunders Bayou from northern city limit south to Gentry Lane (private drive)
Work Package # 2 – Draughan Creek from southern city limit north to Greenwell Springs Road
Work Package # 3 – Beaver Bayou from southern city limit north to Wax Road
Work Package # 4 – Shoe Creek and un-named canals and drains from Bryce Canyon Drive north to Hooper Road
Work Package # 5 – Draughan Creek from Droze Road north to Fir Avenue and an un-named tributary starting at the intersection of Wax Road and Greenwell Springs Road north to Lawnside Avenue
Work Package #6- Beaver Bayou from Wax Road north to approximately 3,000 feet north of Hooper Road and an un-named canal/drain near Paint Avenue.
Areas Currently Working:
Work packages #7 (Hubb Bayou), 8 (Blackwater Bayou), & 9 (tributary to Blackwater Bayou)
Total sites Originally identified = 219
Number of known sites removed this week = 3
Number of known sites removed to date = 182
Number of known sites remaining = 37
Debris is also being removed as encountered between sites.
Total tonnage of debris removed to date = 1,145
Estimated linear footage of channels cleaned to date = 105,910
Other General Observations:
Work began on Tuesday, 8/1/17.
Work was stopped from 8/27 through 9/4 due to Hurricane Harvey.
Work was stopped from 12/6 through 12/9 due to rain/snow.
Permit application for the work to be performed within the Section 10 limits on the south end of work package # 2 was submitted to the USACE on 10/24/17
Here are a few before and after pictures: