Capital Works Project
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 […]
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 […]
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.