PROJECTS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Bullhead Slough – Phase Two
Project will dredge and rehabilitate the side slopes of the portion of Bullhead Slough between Oyster Creek and Farmer Road.
Contractor mobilized to address punchlist items.
Project includes construction of an administration building to serve the District and community at the southern edge of Pecan Grove Park on Pitts Road. Contractor is addressing punchlist items from initial inspections. Construction expected to be completed in 2021.
Board approved Change Order 5 in the amount of $6,171.20 which addressed items required to meet fire code per inspection with fire marshal, and additional tile and landscape rock. The Board also approved Request No. 8 in the amount of $135,191.39.
PROJECTS UNDER DESIGN
Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
Bids for construction of the sanitary sewer rehabilitation are scheduled to be received on January 19, 2022 with an expected start in 1st Quarter 2022 with a project completion in 3rd Quarter 2022.
Surface Water Plant Driveway Modifications
Due to Fort Bend County’s planned extension of Brandt Road and planned intersection modifications of Brandt Road and Skinner Lane, the District’s driveway to the surface water treatment plant must be modified to accommodate future access. The District will be reimbursed for engineering and construction costs of these modifications. Modifications include relocation of driveway, access gate and related fencing and electrical work to accommodate new entry location. Construction plans have been approved by all local agencies.
Generators for Water Plant No. 1 and Water Well No. 5
Project includes installing natural gas generators for the water plant located on Pitts Road and the remote water well located near Austin Elementary.
Plans have been reviewed by all agencies and project will proceed to bidding.Bids expected to be received in 1st Quarter 2022 with a project completion by end of 2022.
Levee Modifications at 1644 FM 359
Project includes adjusting the elevations of an existing driveway on FM 359 to allow for easier installation of temporary flood protection measures in the event of high water on FM 359.
Plans have been reviewed by local agencies and will be submitted for approval in December. Board authorized Odyssey to obtain bids for the construction of the project. Construction is expected to start in 2nd Quarter 2022 with a project completion in 3rd Quarter 2022.
Main Channel Backslope Swale Rehabilitation
Project includes regrading the backslope swales and the drains on the maintenance berms of the main channel to ensure there is no standing water, which can cause erosion.
Plans have been submitted to local agencies for review. Construction is expected to start in 2nd Quarter 2022 with a project completion in 4th Quarter 2022.
Water Plant No. 3 Building Repair
The building at water plant no. 3 is experiencing minor foundation settling. This project will address this issue and other minor building rehabilitations.
Contractor is executing contracts prior to issuing of Notice of Proceed.
Interior Ladders for Raw Water Tanks
Project includes installing ladders inside the raw water storage tanks at the surface water treatment plant to provide additional safety for the operators of the District.
Design is complete and the Board authorized Odyssey to solicit bids for construction. Construction is expected to start in 2nd Quarter 2022 with a project completion in 4th Quarter 2022.
Northwest Pecan Grove Park Ramp
Project includes construction of a ramp and trail to facilitate access to the walking trail on top of the levee as it passes through Pecan Grove Park on Pitts Road.
Project design will begin in early 2022 and construction is expected to start in 2nd Quarter 2022 with a project completion in 4th Quarter 2022.
ADDITIONAL ENGINEERING ITEMS
District approved petition to City of Richmond for no objection to annexing land associated with Pecan Grove Park into the District boundaries.
District tabled discussion on installation of wheelchair ramps at the intersection of Plantation Drive and Pitts Road until the December meeting.