Harris County Flood Control District partners with LAN on sediment removal projects

Sept. 6, 2023
LAN has partnered with the Harris County Flood Control District for major sediment removal projects that will re-establish channel conveyance capacity to pre-Hurricane Harvey conditions.

Civil engineering firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newman Inc. (LAN) announced that it has partnered with the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) in Texas for two major sediment removal projects in the Greens Bayou and Cypress Creek/Little Cypress Creek watersheds.

These projects will restore critical bayou capacity to reduce flood risk, remove siltation and repair damage caused by Hurricane Harvey to re-establish channel conveyance capacity to pre-Harvey conditions.

LAN will complete engineering services for survey, environmental, geotechnical, sediment removal design, permitting and all support services for over 75 miles of channel in the Little Cypress, Cypress Creek, and Greens Bayou watersheds. The team will navigate the specific challenges associated with sediment removal, such as federal funding compliance, environmental permitting, provisions for material disposal, utility conflicts, construction access, and traffic control.

LAN has previously worked on various projects for the district, including Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery projects, channel and detention basin repairs, and Tropical Storm Imelda channel repairs.

HCFCD is dedicated to reducing the risk of flooding and protecting the residents and infrastructure of Harris County, Texas. The district implements comprehensive flood management strategies, including infrastructure projects, maintenance, and monitoring, to mitigate the impact of flooding events.

LAN is a full-service consulting firm offering planning, engineering and program management services addressing the nation's heavy civil infrastructure needs. LAN is a LEO A DALY company, an international architecture and engineering firm.