The City of Nassau Bay Public Works Department has a range of projects planned for FY2021-22. From park improvements to infrastructure rehabilitation, residents will notice our crews and partners at work throughout the year.
Read on to learn more about individual efforts, the associated costs, anticipated completion timelines and more.
PARKS – PALM TREE REMOVAL ON NASA ROAD 1
Completion date: Completed
While this process is still in progress, all palm trees on NASA Road 1 from Upper Bay to Lakeside have been removed.
Photo of the palm trees prior to removal, and an updated photo of the median following the removal of the trees.
MAJOR EFFORT: TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD-FUNDED WATER AND SEWER LINE REHABILITATION
Start date: February 7, 2022
End date: February 2023
The combined cost of both TWDB-funded projects is $2,598,582. The project has a one-year/365 day timeline.
PARKS – DAVID BRAUN PARK PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT
Estimated start date: In progress
Completion date: March 19, 2022
Installation of the updated playground equipment is currently underway at David Braun Park. Once installed, this equipment will be available for kids in two age groups - ages 2-5 and ages 5-12.
While crews work to replace the playground equipment, parking will be impacted in David Braun Park and some spaces may not be available for extended periods. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we appreciate the cooperation and understanding of our community.
Playground equipment installation is currently in progress.
Pictured are architect’s conceptual drawings of the new equipment to be placed in David Braun Park.
PARKS – FOUNDER’S PARK
Project status: Completed
The Public Works Department has removed an existing asphalt road in the park and replaced it with a cement walking trail including benches. Decorative hanging lights were installed to further enhance the park's ambiance.
During the upcoming Beautification Day on Saturday, March 26, 2022, minor landscaping including the installation of new flower beds will be completed.
Photo shows Founder’s Park before recent improvements.
Photos show Founder’s Park after recent improvements, including the addition of decorative hanging lights.
SEWER – SAND FILTER REHABILITATION
Start date: In progress
End date: July 2022
At the Wastewater Plant, processing through the sand filter is the last step of treatment before the water is discharged into Clear Creek. The rehabilitation process includes maintenance and improvements to the existing sand filter.
As of January 2022, concrete walls and structural groundwork have been completed. Contractors are now waiting on the delivery of equipment to be installed for completion of the project.
Above - Sand filter prior to repairs.
DAVID BRAUN PARK - KID COURSE 1800 EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION
Delivery date for equipment: March 28-April 1, 2022
Construction start date: June 15, 2022
Construction end date: June 30, 2022
Future site of the Kid Course 1800 equipment in David Braun Park.
Kid Course 1800 conceptual drawing
PUBLIC WORKS – STREET REHABILITATION AND ANNUAL PAVING IMPROVEMENTS
Cost: Street Rehabilitation - $1,000,000
Annual Paving Improvements - $550,000
Total Project cost of $1,550,000
Start date: April 4, 2022
End date: July 4, 2022
This project will involve the demolition and replacement of street panels throughout the city. For the first portion of the project, 15 areas have been identified due to cracks or street failure.
The City will award the contract for the project at the March 14, 2022 City Council meeting.
Start date: May 2022
End date: December 2022
The second portion of the Street Rehabilitation project will address an additional 31 areas throughout the city. Areas will be solidified following engineer assessment of the proposed areas – they are subject to change.