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August 21, 2009

Notification of Capital Improvement Plan Road Extension Construction Project in the Buffalo Speedway - Willowbend 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 street, water lines, sewer lines, and drainage in the area described below. This is a concrete pavement roadway extension project starting at Buffalo Speedway from West Bellfort Boulevard that will connect Willowbend Blvd heading north to Holmes road. The contractor for this project is Texas Sterling Construction Co. and work will start on September 8, 2009, and is scheduled to end on November 2, 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. N-000622-0001-4
Project Description:  
Paving extensions of Buffalo Speedway and Willowbend from West Bellfort to Holmes Rd

Buffalo Speedway Vicinity Map

Construction Cost:   
$4,890,073.18

Streets involved in construction:   

Street Name  From To
Buffalo Speedway Holmes Rd Willowbend Blvd
Buffalo Speedway Willowbend Blvd West Bellfort
Willowbend Blvd Ingleside (Private Rd) Buffalo Speedway

Construction Firm:
Texas Sterling Construction Co.

Construction Firm Project Manager:
Terry Williamson, (281)-821-9091

City of Houston Project Manager:
Jody Craze. (713) 837-7188

jody.craze@cityofhouston.net

City of Houston Managing Engineer:
JoAnne Kamman, P.E. (713) 837-7208
Joanne.Kamman@cityofhouston.net

The contractor is required to provide residents written notification, via door hangers, 72 hours prior to construction beginning on your street.

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 tim.lincoln@cityofhouston.net