January 28, 2018
Contact: Jessica Beemer (832) 393-3008
Overlay Scheduled for Pizzitola and Rhea Streets
Houston, TX - Houston City Council Member Dave Martin is pleased to announce Houston Public Works crews will be performing an asphalt overlay along Pizzitola Street, from Koenig Street to Debbielou Gardens Drive, and on Rhea Street, from the eastern dead end to Koenig Street.  Construction is scheduled to begin the week of February 11, 2019 and be is expected to be complete by the end of March 2019 , weather permitting. 

The project will start in two locations. Crews will start on Pizzitola Street at Koenig Street and progress toward Debbielou Gardens Drive. Construction on Rhea Street is anticipated to begin at the eastern dead end and work toward Koenig Street. 

The project's 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 occur between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., with work occurring between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,  M onday through Friday

Door hangers with project and contact information will be placed at homes and businesses impacted by this project, today, 14 days prior to construction. 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 . Residents and businesses may experience temporary delays accessing both Rhea and Pizzitola Street, as well as individual driveways, and may experience an increase in noise levels because of equipment. 

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