Construction Projects

Engineering Report

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 needs to address an area that is still silted in before close out of the project and is expected to address and complete in early October.

Board approved Quantity Adjustment No. 1 in the amount of $2,000.00 for the additional removal of trees that were impacting the slopes of Bullhead Slough and causing erosion.

Administration/Community Building

Project includes construction of a building to serve the District and community at the South Eastern corner of Pecan Grove Park on Pitts Road.

Plans are fully approved and the Contractor is under construction and nearing completion.  Landscaping has been installed, stone and brick have been completed and contractor is working on interior finishes.  Initial inspections will be held in October and Contractor will address any punchlist items in October and November.  Construction expected to be completed in October.

Projects Under Design

Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation

Odyssey Engineering Group presented results of the smoke testing and television and made recommendation to the Board to address approximately 1,100 linear feet and 40 point repairs to the District’s system.  The estimated construction costs of these repairs are approximately $200,000 which is less than the budgeted line item approved by the District.  Board did authorize Odyssey to prepare the rehabilitation plans and advertise for bids, when appropriate.

Project construction is expected to 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.

Project is under design and bids are 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.

Project is under design and 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 back slope swales and the drains on the maintenance berms of the main channel to ensure there is no standing water, which can cause erosion.

Project is under design and 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.

Project is under design and construction is expected to start in 1st Quarter 2022 with a project completion in 2nd Quarter 2022.

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.

Project is under design and 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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