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March 24, 2017

Upper Kirby Construction
Westheimer-Kirby to Buffalo Moving Right Along

Westheimer Reconstruction: Kirby to Buffalo Speedway

Work on the Westheimer storm drainage, paving and streetscape improvements package is well underway with two concurrent phases of work occurring simultaneously. 

Construction is now in full swing at the northwest quadrant of the Buffalo Speedway/Westheimer intersection. Work in this quadrant will continue for approximately two more weeks before reopening and shifting paving efforts to the northeast quadrant of the intersection. Following the reconstruction of the northern half of the intersection, crews will continue the new storm system on Westheimer, moving east toward concurrent work being completed between Bellemeade and Eastside. 

New storm and water line installation between Bellemeade and Eastside is in the ground and crews have begun concrete preparation work. Once concrete is placed, the roadway will reopen and similar efforts will continue moving west.

Lateral storm lines are also being installed on Sackett and Bammel between Alabama and Westheimer. The scope on both streets involves excavation of one half of the roadway, placement of new storm sewer infrastructure and restoration of the impacted area. During construction on both streets, two-way traffic will be maintained although on street parking will not be available. 

Storm sewer installation on Bammel is now complete as is the majority of the concrete placement. Work on Sackett can begin once Bammel is reopened in full, however, the contractor has identified an AT&T fiber conflict at Alabama and Sackett that could delay the start of this work further. There will not be any activity on Sackett next week. Look for further updates as the Sackett schedule is finalized.
 
For more information on Upper Kirby construction and related activities or for construction related issues or concerns, please contact Travis Younkin at 713.524.8000 or  travis@upperkirby.org.   
Upper Kirby Conference Center
    

Upper Kirby's Conference Cente r is centrally locat ed and easily accessible  from US 59 and Kirby Dr. in the hear t of Houston. 

Ideal for hosting your organization's seminars, meetings or social events.
 42' x 26' Room (1,092 sf.)
  •  Exterior door accessible after business 

  • hours and on weekends
  •  Wi-Fi / Internet Accessible
  •  64" television/projection screen
  •  Kitchenette with sink, coffee maker, ice maker an
  • d microwave oven
  •  Ten - 6' x 2' collapsible conference tables
  •  Large Conference table - 18' x 4 ½ 'OR can be reconfigured to:
1 (One) -55" x 55" round table and
3 (three) -55" x 55" square tables
  •  18 - Conference chairs
  •  40 - Stackable chairs
  •  Credenza
Room accommodates 75-100 guests standing  buffet reception style set-up.
 
For more information, contact  Linda Gilliam at 713.524.8000 or  linda@upperkirby.org
 

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Photo Credit: Morris Malakoff 
courtesy of Levy Park Conservancy
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