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August 17, 2009

Notification of Capital Improvement Plan Construction Project in the Mercury Drive area

In order to keep pace with the growing needs of the community, the City of Houston Department of Public Works and Engineering will be improving Mercury Drive (Oates Road) in the areas described below. The contractor for this project is Beyer Construction, L.L.P., and work will start on August 31, 2009, and is scheduled to end on August 31, 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-000625-0001-4
  • Project Description: Paving on Mercury Drive (Oates Road) from US Highway 90 to Wallisville Road.
  • Construction Cost: $3,138,433.65

Streets involved in construction: Mercury Drive (Oates Road)

Project Location(s): Just outside of N.Loop East, Mercury Drive (Oates Road) between proposed US Highway 90 and Wallisville Road.

If you have questions about the construction phase please contact the Construction Management and Inspection Project Manager 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