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File #: 22-4645    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Passed
File created: 7/26/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request for approval of a Study Report prepared by LJA Engineering, Inc. for Ravensway Subdivision Drainage Improvements - 2018, UPIN 19103MF14601, Precinct 3.
Attachments: 1. 22-4645 Study Report - LJA Engineering Ravensway P3.pdf
Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Milton Rahman, PhD, P.E., PMP, CFM, County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Report

Project ID (if applicable): UPIN 19103MF14601
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): LJA Engineering, Inc.

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - project was awarded prior to launch of County's M/WBE Program

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a Study Report prepared by LJA Engineering, Inc. for Ravensway Subdivision Drainage Improvements - 2018, UPIN 19103MF14601, Precinct 3.
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Background and Discussion:
This project is located in northwest Harris County in the Cypress Creek watershed. Ravensway consists of an existing underground storm sewer system that drains through existing outfalls to Cypress Creek and the K163-00-00 channel. The scope approved on Commissioners Court (June 29, 2021) consisted of re-evaluating the recommendations made during the planning study of this project. Planned improvements are still in design, but current scope is to upsize existing storm sewer pipe and outfalls in the neighborhood and to add additional storm sewer pipe where necessary. A new detention pond will also be required for mitigation. This study report is an executive summary with supporting appendices of detail to describe the analysis and recommendations from the study phase to include surveying, geotechnical, environmental, and drainage recommendations to be utilized for the proposed design of the project.

Expected Impact:
This project seeks to reduce flood risk and strengthen resiliency in Harris County by assisting in the alleviation of structural flood damage to homes in the community. This study report is a step in the process to reduce the financial, physical, and emotional burden flood damage places on homeowners and will reduce the finan...

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