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December 22, 2009


Notification of Capital Improvement Plan
Construction Project in Walnut Bend 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 the water lines in the area described below. The contractor for this project is McKinney Construction, Inc. and work will start on January 4, 2010, and is scheduled to end on September 6, 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.

Walnut Bend Area Key Map
WBS No. S-000035-00V8-4
Project Description: Water Line Replacement in Walnut Bend Council District "G"
  Key Map Grid (489 K, L, Q, P)
Construction Cost: $1,295,281.50

Streets involved in construction:

  Street Name:    From:   To:
  Lakeside Forest Drive Wilcrest Drive East Cul-de-sac
  Big Hollow Lane Lakeside Forest Drive  North Cul-de-sac
  Cove Creek Lane Lakeside Forest Drive East Cul-de-sac
  Lakeside Oaks Drive Lakeside Forest Drive North Cul-de-sac
  Lakeside Valley Drive Lakeside Forest Drive North Cul-de-sac
  Big Hollow Lane Lakeside Forest Drive River View Drive
  River View Drive Wilcrest Drive North Cul-de-sac
  Cove Creek Lane River View Drive Lakeside Forest Dr
  Lakeside Estates River View Drive Briar Forest Drive
  Bayou Cove Court Cranbrook Drive West Cul-de-sac
  Cranbrook Drive Tupperlake Drive Walnut Bend Drive
  Tupperlake Drive Cranbrook Drive East Cul-de-sac
  Candlewood Drive Holly Springs Drive East Cul-de-sac
  Holly Springs Drive Candlewood Drive East Cul-de-sac
  Sugar Hill Drive Lakeside Estates Drive East Cul-de-sac
  Lynnbrook Drive Lakeside Estates Drive Walnut Bend Drive


Construction Firm:

McKinney Construction, Inc.

Construction Firm Project Manager:

Mr. Sam Baaklini, 281-924-0393

Construction Management and Inspection (CM&I) Firm:

Cobb Fendley and Associates

CM&I Project Manager:

Michael R. Barrette, P.E., 281-974-8231

CM&I Inspector::

Jack Prentiss, 936-689-7305

City of Houston Project Manager:

Andrew J. Kessinger,   713-837-7372

City of Houston Managing Engineer:

JoAnne M. Kamman, P.E.   713-837-7398

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

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