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March 4, 2010

Notification of Capital Improvement Plan
Construction Project in the Whiteheather 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 Whiteheather Storm Sewer in the area described below. The contractor for this project is JFT Construction, Inc. and work will start on Monday, March 8, 2010 and is scheduled to end on April 12, 2011.  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. M-000262-0002-4

Project Description: Whiteheather Storm Sewer Improvements 
  Council District "D"
  Key Map Grid (572 S, N)
  Key Map

Construction Cost:    $5,254,162.91


Streets involved in construction:

Street Name:    Street:  From: To:
  Dalmatian Drive STA 1+05 STA 24+76
  Tiffany Drive Cul-de-sac STA 22+91
  Grapevine Street STA 1+05 STA 23+70
  Goulburn Drive Cul-de-sac Whiteheather Drive
  Goulburn Drive Cul-de-sac  STA 22+36
  Brookfield Drive Cul-de-sac Whiteheather Drive
  Brookfield Drive  Cul-de-sac STA 23+00
  Bathurst Drive West Fuqua Street Dalmatian Drive
  Whiteheather Drive West Fuqua Street Dalmatian Drive
  Trafalger Drive Cul-de-sac Whiteheather Drive

Construction Firm:

JFT Construction, Inc.

Construction Firm Project Manager:

Mr. Joseph Tahtouh, 281-920-0150

City of Houston Project Manager:

Andrew J. Kessinger,   713-837-7372

City of Houston Managing Engineer: :

Joanne Kamman, P.E.   713-837-7208

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