FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2020
 
Contact: Jessica Beemer (832) 393-3008
 
Overlay Scheduled for Oak Meadows Neighborhood
 
Houston, TX - Mayor Pro Tem Dave Martin is pleased to announce Houston Public Works will be performing an asphalt overlay project in the Oak Meadows subdivision. Construction is scheduled to begin tomorrow, May 15, and is expected to be completed by the middle of July 2020 , weather permitting.  The project is approximately $1,875,000 and will be paid for using dollars from the Dedicated Drainage and Street Renewal Fund.

The project is bounded by Branum Street, North Allen Genoa Road, Ahrens Street and El Buey Way. Crews will begin on Branum Street and work southward towards Ahrens Street. The  scope of work includes resurfacing the asphalt street. This process includes milling off an approximate 2-inch layer of old asphalt, repairing the base as needed, spraying tack coat and overlaying 2-inches of new asphalt surface pavement.  Crew staging activities are anticipated to begin at 6:45 a.m., with work occurring between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.,  M onday through Saturday. Work will not take place on Sunday. 

As a result of the construction activities, please be aware of flagmen and orange traffic cones that will be put in place on site to help with traffic flow through the construction zon e as temporary lane closures are expected . One lane will be open in each direction during peak traffic hours. Residents may experience temporary delays accessing individual driveways and may experience an increase in noise levels because of trucks and equipment. 

For more information, please contact Council Member Dave Martin's office at (832) 393-3008 or districte@houstontx.gov.

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