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July 23, 2008

Notification of Capital Improvement Program Construction Plan in Academy Street area

In order to keep pace with the growing needs of the community, the City of Houston through the Department of Public Works and Engineering will be improving the wastewater lines, water lines, storm sewers, and streets in the area described below. The contractor for this project is Pace Services, L.P., and work will start on Monday, August 11, 2008 and is scheduled to end on March 18, 2010 . You may not see any activity by the contractor for several weeks after the construction time has begun. This is due to the contractor getting prepared to perform work which includes procurement of materials and equipment, setting up staging areas or working in other areas in the project

A detailed description and contact information is listed below.

WBS No. M-000255-0002-4

Project Description: Academy Street Storm Water Project

Project location: Key Map grid 532-J (Zip Code 77025)

Construction Cost: $8,565,201.85

Streets involved in construction:

Street Name To From

  • Academy N. Braeswood Merrick
  • Merrick Stella Link west of Dead End
  • Drummond Stella Link west of Dead End
  • Grennoch Stella Link west of Dead End
  • Durness Way Dead End west of Dead End
  • Tartan Lane Stella Link west of Dead End
  • Falkirk Lane Stella Link west of Dead End
  • Gairloch Academy west of Dead End
  • Solway Lane Gairlock Lane west of Dead End
  • N. Braeswood Ct. N. Braeswood west of Dead End

Construction Firm: Pace Services, L.P.

Construction Firm Project Manager: Joey Brewer, (713) 609-9598

City of Houston Project Manager : J. Emeka Chukwu, (713) 837-7163

City of Houston Managing Engineer : JoAnne M. Kamman, P.E.

The contractor is required to provide residents written notification, via door hangers, 72 hours prior to construction beginning on your street. Periodic updates of the construction schedule will be sent out using CitizensNet.

If you have questions about the construction phase please contact the City of Houston Project Manager listed above.If the issue is not resolved to your satisfaction please contact the City of Houston Managing Engineer listed above or Tim Lincoln, Senior Assistant Director, Construction Branch at (713) 837-7074 or e-mail at