Newport and Ellis Landing Subdivision Drainage Improvements

Budget: $406,000

Scope of work: Increase capacity and efficiency of existing drainage easements to improve flow. Improve easements/rights-of-way with either earthen swales or concrete channels for unrestricted flow paths to Newport Ditch.

Subdivisions, areas, or streets impacted: Newport and Ellis Landing


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Project Status as of May 2022

The consultant delivered 60% design plans in December 2021, which were reviewed by City staff and returned to the consultant with review comments. In late 2021, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) asked for additional documentation for this project. It was concluded in January 2022, that no historic properties are present or affected by the projects as proposed. The consultant delivered 90% design plans in April 2022, which were reviewed by City staff, and comments were returned to the consultant.  The consultant expects to deliver 100% design plans in June 2022. Construction phase to be determined; project is pending FEMA construction funding approval.

Original Schedule

The original schedule, as of September 2019, shows design in progress from quarter 1 of 2020 through quarter 2 of 2021 for Newport & Ellis Landing Drainage Improvements. Land acquisition phase begins in quarter 3 of 2020 through quarter 2 of 2021. Construction bidding is scheduled for quarter 3 of 2021 with construction following through quarter 4 of 2022. Construction time is an estimate as each bid is awarded based on cost and time submitted by the contractor.

Current Schedule

The current schedule, as of December 2021, for the Newport and Ellis Landing Drainage Improvements project shows grant application complete in quarter 1 of 2019 through quarter 3 of 2020. Grant award was complete in quarter 4 of 2020 with grant kickoff complete in quarter 1 of 2021. RFQ for design services required by grant was completed for quarter 2 of 2021. Design is in progress from quarter 2 of 2021 through quarter 3 of 2022. Land acquisition is programmed from quarter 1 of 2022 through quarter 2 of 2022. Construction bidding is programmed for quarter 3 of 2022. Construction is programmed for quarter 4 of 2022 through quarter 4 of 2023. Construction time is an estimate as each bid is awarded based on cost and time submitted by the contractor.

Project Manager Contact Information

Danny Carder
Phone: 281-554-1443
Email Danny Carder