Progress Update on Drainage Work

Only two days worked this week (Saturday & Monday) due to weather. The crew shut down on 12/19 due to weather and they were already planning to take off next week for the holidays. So, they will resume work on 1/3. At this time, I am projecting they have about two weeks of work left to complete the project.

Week Ending: 12/22/17

Areas Completed:

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.

Work Package # 8 – Blackwater Bayou from North Old Settlement Road south to just east of the intersection of Blackwater Road and Comite Drive.

Work Package # 9 - Tributary to Blackwater Bayou from Plantation Way Subdivision south to Willowood Acres Subdivision

Areas Currently Working:

Work packages 7 (Hubb Bayou) & 10 (City-wide)


  • Total sites Originally identified = 219

  • Number of known sites removed this week = 2

  • Number of known sites removed to date = 212

  • Number of known sites remaining = 7

  • Debris is also being removed as encountered between sites.

  • Total tonnage of debris removed to date = 1,235

  • Estimated linear footage of channels cleaned to date = 109,310

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