North Canal Project

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PROJECT NUMBER M-43E101-0001

LOCATION Yale/Heights, North Canal & South Canal

BUDGET $131,071,815

TYPE Drainage

START Spring 2024

COMPLETION Winter 2027

DETAILS The North Canal project will reduce the risk of flooding to downtown and provide flood damage reduction to upstream areas along White Oak and Buffalo Bayous. The project consists of three components: a high flow diversion channel, an overflow channel, and bridge and channel improvements. The North Canal is at the confluence of White Oak and Buffalo Bayous with the South overflow channel downstream. The bridge and channel improvements provide conveyance capacity to areas along White Oak Bayou, including I-10 west of Downtown Houston



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How is this project funded? This project is part of the Federal Emergency Management Administration's (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) is the recipient of HMGP funding, and the City is the sub-recipient. The funding for project costs is based on a 35.15% federal and 64.85% local cost share. The City is partnering with the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD), the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and Memorial Heights Redevelopment Authority on the behalf of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number 5 (TIRZ No. 5) to implement the Project


Current project status. The City of Houston selected the design consultant, HDR, Engineering, Inc, and issued a Notice to Proceed for City of Houston Phase I Preliminary Design. The preliminary engineering phase will conduct various studies and perform analysis to then produce a recommended project. Final Design will then follow, finalizing design elements and producing final construction drawings, necessary permits, and addressing preparation for real estate acquisition and or easements. Design will start Summer 2021 and complete Summer 2023. Construction will be from Spring 2024 to Winter 2027.



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PROJECT NUMBER M-43E101-0001

LOCATION Yale/Heights, North Canal & South Canal

BUDGET $131,071,815

TYPE Drainage

START Spring 2024

COMPLETION Winter 2027

DETAILS The North Canal project will reduce the risk of flooding to downtown and provide flood damage reduction to upstream areas along White Oak and Buffalo Bayous. The project consists of three components: a high flow diversion channel, an overflow channel, and bridge and channel improvements. The North Canal is at the confluence of White Oak and Buffalo Bayous with the South overflow channel downstream. The bridge and channel improvements provide conveyance capacity to areas along White Oak Bayou, including I-10 west of Downtown Houston



MAP



How is this project funded? This project is part of the Federal Emergency Management Administration's (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) is the recipient of HMGP funding, and the City is the sub-recipient. The funding for project costs is based on a 35.15% federal and 64.85% local cost share. The City is partnering with the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD), the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and Memorial Heights Redevelopment Authority on the behalf of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number 5 (TIRZ No. 5) to implement the Project


Current project status. The City of Houston selected the design consultant, HDR, Engineering, Inc, and issued a Notice to Proceed for City of Houston Phase I Preliminary Design. The preliminary engineering phase will conduct various studies and perform analysis to then produce a recommended project. Final Design will then follow, finalizing design elements and producing final construction drawings, necessary permits, and addressing preparation for real estate acquisition and or easements. Design will start Summer 2021 and complete Summer 2023. Construction will be from Spring 2024 to Winter 2027.



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