Harris County Flood Control District proposes tunnel idea to

The Harris County Flood Control District is exploring the possibility of building several massive, deep tunnels aimed at keeping storm water out of flood-prone neighborhoods and carry it underground for miles to the Houston Ship Channel during major storm

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Wayne Swafford took the helm of Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam in March, less than a year after joining one of Houston’s oldest and largest engineering firms. In his 30 years of civil engineering experience, Swafford worked at Kaiser ...

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The best restaurants in Houston's downtown tunnels

Continue clicking to see the top 25 restaurants in Houston's downtown tunnel system. Continue clicking to see the top 25 restaurants in Houston's downtown tunnel system.

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City in a Swamp: As Houston booms, its flood problems

Flooding is a risk throughout Houston and Harris County, but the battles to address it are generally fought on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis. Tony River Oaks floods and the residents have City Hall on the line. White Oak ...

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It all started back in 1950. Dr. Albert H. Halff hung out his shingle in Dallas and started the one-man consulting firm that has become one of the largest engineering companies in the Southwest. What was his vision? A company ...

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‘People just give up’: Low-income hurricane victims slam

HOUSTON — Nine months after Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on the Gulf Coast, green grass has returned to plush Houston developments and the city’s downtown hums with millennial workers choosing a ...

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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (a.k.a. C&O Canal Towpath) follows the route of the Potomac River for 184.5 miles between Georgetown in Washington, D.C., and Cumberland, Maryland. For its first few miles, the pathway also parallels th

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Lifestyle News | Latest Pets, Parenting, Food, Travel

Get the latest lifestyle news with articles and videos on pets, parenting, fashion, beauty, food, travel, relationships and more on ABCNews.com

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Underground tunnels proposed for Houston flooding | The

The flood control district for the Houston area is considering a proposal to build massive underground tunnels to drain floodwaters from ... Downtown ...

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Massive construction project promises 7 - ABC13 Houston

2017-3-4 · Get ready, drivers of Houston - this construction project promises to bring months' worth of traffic nightmares near downtown.

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15 Items on Harris County Judge Ed Emmett's Flood

2017-10-26 · Here's 15 ideas Harris County Judge Ed Emmett has to mitigate flooding in the region.

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Downtown Houston - Wikipedia Downtown Houston encompasses the original townsite of Houston. After the Texas Revolution, two New York real estate investors, John Kirby Allen and Augustus Chapman Allen, purchased 6,642 ...

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Houston Flood Photos & Video From Hurricane Harvey - Heavy.com

Houston, Texas was experiencing severe flooding as a result of Hurricane Harvey on the evening of August 26 and morning of the 27th.

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Clark Oil and Refining Corporation, then headquartered in West Allis, was one of the prime radio sponsors of the then-Milwaukee

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Downtown Houston Tunnel System | 365 Houston

Discover more than 6 miles of retail and restaurants connecting 95 city blocks beneath the skyscrapers in the Downtown Houston Tunnel System.

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Decidedly Different from other Engineering Companies

It all started back in 1950. Dr. Albert H. Halff hung out his shingle in Dallas and started the one-man consulting firm that has become one of the largest engineering companies in the Southwest. What was his vision? A company ...

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With Harvey Heading Away, Downtown Is Drying Out | Houstonia

Flooding in the Downtown tunnels was isolated to sections adjacent to the Theater District and Civic Center garages." Memorial Drive, along with I-10 and other routes in and out of downtown ...

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‘People just give up’: Low-income hurricane victims

HOUSTON — Nine months after Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on the Gulf Coast, green grass has returned to plush Houston developments and the city’s downtown hums with millennial workers choosing a favorite food truck.

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king5.com | Photos shows widespread flooding in downtown

Downtown was hit hard in the flash flooding after Hurricane Harvey.

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Here's what’s flooded in the Houston area due to Hurricane

Five days after roaring ashore in Texas — leaving behind more than 24 trillion gallons of water, disastrous flooding across Houston and a mounting death toll that had reached at least 22 people — Harvey made landfall near Cameron, La. Aug. 30, 2017 The su

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Downtown's tunnel system recovers from flooding

Wet towels, blow-dry machines, and damaged sheet rock were all indications that water flooded the downtown tunnel system, temporarily disrupting operations.

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Comment of the Day: Wake Me Up When Houston’s Wake

COMMENT OF THE DAY: WAKE ME UP WHEN HOUSTON’S WAKE-UP CALLS ARE OVER “The idea that the Houston area has just been complacent all this time and needs to ‘wake up’ is ridiculous. Houston has been steadily ...

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The entire Houston metro is affected by flooding. Here’s

2017/08/30 · We’ve seen the photos and videos to know that Houston is underwater. The extent of the flooding, though, is more difficult to pin down, especially as authorities ask people to refrain from using drones. In lieu of aerial ...

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Downtown Houston under water

Aug 27, 2017 · Record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey has led to catastrophic flooding in downtown Houston, one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas. CNN's Rosa Flores...

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What Texas Central’s Proposed Houston Bullet

2002-6-18 · What Texas Central’s Proposed Houston Bullet Train Station Looks Like in Place of the Northwest Mall

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