Bagby Street Improvement Project
CLIENT Downtown Redevelopment Authority
LOCATION Houston, TX
Construction Engineering and Inspection
Hydrology and Hydraulics
Site Civil Services
Bagby Street is a major thoroughfare on the far west side of Downtown Houston near Interstate 45. It is a popular corridor for pedestrians with many local attractions including Sam Houston Park, Tranquility Park, the Hobby City and Houston City Hall. With such a large volume of pedestrians in the area, the Downtown Redevelopment Authority (DRA)/ TIRZ No. 3 developed an improvement project that focuses on the safety of those on foot and behind the wheel.
Our team is working alongside the DRA/TIRZ No. 3 to lead the final design effort for the complete reconstruction of Bagby Street from I-45 to Franklin Street.
The street will be transformed into a corridor fitting its unique position. Vehicular travel lanes will be reduced to accommodate wider pedestrian and bicycle facilities. A raised cycle track will be incorporated at the pedestrian level – the first of its kind in Houston. The streetscape will also be improved with enhanced surfaces, trees, plantings, and lighting.
Associated Project Members
Kristin Landry, PE, Senior Project Manager
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Erin Williford, PE, Client Manager
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Kristen Hennings, PE, CFM, Senior Project Manager
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Martin Murdock, PE, Vice President
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