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September 4, 2009

Notification of Capital Improvement Plan
Water Line Construction Project on Gellhorn Street

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 water lines in the area described below. The contractor for this project is AMC Contractors, Inc. and work started on August 20, 2009 and is scheduled to end February 8, 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.

  • This project consists of approximately 1,600 linear feet of improvements to Gellhorn Street.
  • WBS No.:  N-000370-0001-4
  • Project Description:  NSR 444 Gellhorn Street: Guinevere to Josie
  • Construction Cost:   $987,341.10

Streets involved in construction:





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 Construction Management and Inspection Project Manager or 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