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July 21, 2008

Notification of Capital Improvement Program Construction Plan in Rice University 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 water lines in the area described below. The contractor for this project is Metro City Construction, L.P. and work will start on August 4, 2008 and is scheduled to end on May 21, 2009. 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. S-000035-00B1-4

Project Description: Water line replacement in the University Area.

Construction Cost: $3,146,438.83

Streets involved in construction:

Street Name To From

  • University Blvd Kirby Montclair
  • Shakespeare Road Kirby Montclair
  • Dryden Road Kirby Montclair
  • Swift Road Kirby Montclair
  • Addison Road Kirby Greenbriar
  • School Road Addison Swift
  • Watts Road Kirby Greenbriar
  • Goldsmith Road Kirby Greenbriar
  • Goldsmith Road Greenbriar Montclair
  • Southgate Blvd Kirby Greenbriar
  • Southgate Blvd Greenbriar Montclair
  • Wordsworth Blvd Kirby Greenbriar
  • Mc Clendon Blvd Kirby Morningside
  • Mc Clendon Blvd Morningside Montclair
  • Sheridan Road Kirby Kelvin
  • Sheridan Road Morningside Greenbriar
  • Morningside Dr . W. Holcombe University
  • Greenbriar Dr . W. Holcombe University
  • Kelvin Dr . W. Holcombe Mc Clendon
  • Macarthur Dr . Bellgreen Montclair
  • Bellgreen Dr . W. Holcombe Mc Clendon

Construction Firm: Metro City Construction, L.P.

Construction Firm Project Manager: Rob Ovalle

T: 713-943-0090 ext. 14

City of Houston Inspector: William Perkins

T: 713-376-4951

City of Houston Project Manager: Jessika Carey

T: 713-837-7179

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

T: 713-837-7208

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