East Side Project Alerts

  1. August 2023
  2. July 2023
  3. June 2023
  4. April 2023
  5. March 2023 Town Hall
  6. March 2023
  7. October 2022
  8. August 2022 Town Hall
  9. August 2022
  10. February 2022

August 14, 2023: The Contractor, Conrad Construction, has initiated work in the 2600 - 2700 blocks of University Blvd. This work will continue from Kirby Drive towards Wakeforest St. 

Beginning Wednesday, August 16 the Contractor will begin work in Phase 2 of the project to expedite the progress. A portion of the traffic flow will be shifted to allow for work on the south side of the roadway. Once all work has been completed on Phase 1 (north side of the roadway) all crews will move to Phase 2 (south side of the roadway) to complete paving.

Traffic Control: The traffic flow will continue to be east bound only, but will shift to the south side of the roadway in the 3000 & 3100 blocks of University Blvd.

University Blvd. August 16 Traffic Switch Map

Work Zone: The Contractor will be working in multiple work zones concurrently.

  • The north side of the 2600 - 2700 blocks will consist of pavement removal and installation of new storm sewer pipe, and the installation of new pavement. 
  • The south side of the 3000 - 3100 blocks of University Blvd. work will consist of pavement removal and new pavement installation. 

Driveway Access: Driveway access within the current work zone will be impacted for 4 - 6 weeks at minimum. Crews will remove all driveway aprons and will be replaced with a light broom finish, no pigment, color, tile, brick, or patterning shall be placed or installed. Prior to removal, notification will be provided ahead of time to move cars out of garages and driveways. The Contractor is working quickly to restore driveway access to all impacted residents.

If you have questions about this project please contact Capital Projects Manager, Eduardo Barreto by email at ebarreto@westutx.gov or by phone at 713-662-5848.

To sign up to receive news and updates on the Eastside Paving and Drainage Improvement Project or for more information, please visit www.westutx.gov/eastside

August 9, 2023: The Contractor (Conrad Construction) will pour concrete tomorrow, August 10 at 6 a.m. between the 2800 - 2900 blocks of University Blvd. Please note, due to the high temperatures we have been experiencing, the concrete pours may be scheduled outside of normal work hours. This is to help reduce cracking and inconsistencies in the concrete. The Contractor will mitigate the use of backup beepers and loud equipment when possible.

Starting Monday, August 14th, an essential road closure will be in effect at the intersection of Belmont and University Blvd. The purpose of this closure is to facilitate an open-cut procedure on the existing roadway. This procedure is necessary to safely install the new proposed 8” waterline under the new storm sewer and to avoid the existing sanitary sewer force main, ensuring the health and safety of all residents. We anticipate the completion of this work and the reopening of the intersection by the end of the day on Tuesday, August 15th. During this closure drivers traveling eastbound on University will be diverted to take alternate routes to continue toward Kirby Dr.  

Drivers should plan their travel routes accordingly and expect delays. We appreciate your patience and apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused. Please note, inclement weather may postpone work activities until the following day.

East Side Project Alerts Archive