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File #: 23-6598    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Financial Authorization Status: Passed
File created: 10/30/2023 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 11/14/2023 Final action: 11/14/2023
Title: Request for approval to purchase a certain tract for a negotiated price for the Harris County Toll Road Authority for the public project known as Sam Houston Tollway East/SH225 Direct Connector, tract 5, for $75,000.00 which is $46,037.00 over the appraised value, UPIN 23050MF2P701, Precinct 2.
Sponsors: Mony Hossain
Attachments: 1. FA-Sam Houston Tollway East.SH225 Director Connector- Tr. 5- Agenda Submittal
Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Milton Rahman, PhD, P.E., PMP, CFM, ENV SP, County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Financial Authorization

Project ID (if applicable): 23050MF2P701
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Any applicable landowner and/or property interest holder

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): Not Applicable
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): Not Applicable
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval to purchase a certain tract for a negotiated price for the Harris County Toll Road Authority for the public project known as Sam Houston Tollway East/SH225 Direct Connector, tract 5, for $75,000.00 which is $46,037.00 over the appraised value, UPIN 23050MF2P701, Precinct 2.
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Background and Discussion:
The Sam Houston Tollway East / State Highway (SH) 225 Direct Connector Project will ultimately add eight
direct connectors to improve freeway access between the two roadways. Existing ramp access to/from the
freeway and adjacent, SH 225 frontage roads will be adjusted in accordance with the approved schematic.
Acquisition of additional right-of-way (ROW) is necessary to accommodate the adjustments. The ROW to be
acquired is a mix of industrial and commercial properties located on the SH225 frontage Road between
Northbound Sam Houston Tollway and Deerwood Glen Drive. The parcel is needed to support the direct connector overpass construction that is included with the project.

Expected Impact:
This project aligns with Harris County's goals of providing accessible, affordable, equitable, reliable, safe and
sustainable transportation options and networks to facilitate efficient movement of people and goods
throughout the region.

Alternative Options:
No other recommended solutions for this identified need.



Alignment with Goal(s):
_ Justice and Safety
_ Econom...

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