Capital Works Project

Center Medians Installed on East Houston Street This Weekend

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:09 am

Any given day, the stretch of Houston Street east of Eldridge looks like a scene plucked directly from the celluloid of E.T. The plastic tents, yards of tubing, wire spindles, trucks, and workmen with dangling keys are a regular sight. Now, at least, two blocks of roadway are being capped and planted. Crews working overtime […]

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East Houston Capital Works Project Underway

Posted October 4, 2010 at 6:17 am

Another round of Houston headaches are on the doorstep.  Capital works project HWMP2019 is now underway along parts of East Houston.  The final phase of the crosstown big dig.  A bunch of heavy-duty equipment is now primed for imminent action.  All the regulars are in attendance – traffic cones, metal barriers, a Komatsu backhoe, and […]

East Houston Roadwork to Begin with Test Pits

Posted August 23, 2010 at 6:26 am

Preliminary preparations for the large-scale East Houston capital works project are now underway (project #HWMP2019). Flyers along the thoroughfare indicate that the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) will be punching so-called “Test Pits” in the pavement between Chrystie and Pitt Street by mid-September.