Bay Area Boulevard panel replacement scheduled

November 11th, 2019

Houston Public Works crews will begin a panel replacement in the Clear Lake area, Houston City Councilman Dave Martin reports. The project will take place along Bay Area Boulevard, just south of its intersection with Middlebrook Drive, on Thursday, Dec. 5, weather permitting. The scope of work includes replacing 162 linear feet of concrete panels in the southbound lanes.

On Thursday, Dec. 5, Houston Public Works crews will begin the preparation work at 7 p.m. One lane will be closed while crews saw cut the paving. The lane will re-open no later than 5 a.m. the next morning, Friday, Dec. 6. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, crews will re-close that same lane to remove and replace the concrete paving. This lane is scheduled to remain closed from 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, until 12 midnight, Sunday, Dec. 8.

This same process will be performed the following weekend, weather permitting, beginning Thursday, Dec. 12, to complete the panel replacement in the opposite lane. The work is expected to be completed by Wednesday, Dec.18, if the contractor encounters no weather related delays. During the design portion of this project, Houston Public Works completed a traffic count of the area to create this work schedule with the goal of minimally impacting commutes and traffic congestion.

As a result of the construction activities, please be aware of flagmen and orange traffic cones that will be put in place on site to help with traffic flow through the construction zone as temporary lane closures are expected. One lane will remain open during the repairs process. Residents will have access to driveways and sidewalks at all times, and may experience an increase in noise levels due to trucks and equipment in the area.

For more information, contact Martin’s office at 832-393-3008 or districte@houstontx.gov.

3600 Bay Area Blvd. repairs slated

April 28th, 2017

Panel replacements are scheduled to begin along Bay Area Boulevard on Monday, May 1. The scope of work includes removal and replacement of a sections of roadway along the 3600 block of Bay Area Boulevard in the southbound lanes. Construction is anticipated to be complete by the end of May 2017.

The City of Houston’s Public Works and Engineering Department is scheduled to start repairs on the outer curb lane first and then move to the inner esplanade lane. While both lanes in the southbound lane will be replaced, one lane will remain open at all times to maintain the flow of traffic. Although, construction activities behind closed areas may occur from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., construction equipment movement in the driving lanes will be limited between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m in an effort to reduce as much traffic buildup as possible.

During the project drivers, reduced speed in the construction area should be expected. However, there will be access to business at all times. To ensure driver and worker safety, traffic control measures including signage and an arrow board will be in place at all times. The District E office has also contacted the Houston Police Department’s Clear Lake substation to ask that officers can monitor the location and provide assistance with traffic control as needed.

For more information on the upcoming repairs on Bay Area Boulevard,  contact Councilman Dave Martin’s office at 832-393-3008 or via email at districte@houstontx.gov.