After three consecutive years of disastrous flooding in Harris County, officials are heading into 2018 with a plan to secure funding for projects that can potentially bolster the region’s defenses against future catastrophic floods.
Construction progressed throughout 2017 on highway mainlanes and frontage roads. TxDOT officials believe they will be able to open all mainlanes by the end of 2018.
Home construction progressed at several of the largest master-planned communities in Cy-Fair in 2017, including Bridgeland, where officials broke ground on Parkland Village.
The full renovation at Moore is expected to be complete in time for the 2018-19 school year, and officials said most of the cost is covered by insurance.
Memorial Hermann is in the process of getting state-certified designations for its trauma center and neonatal intensive care unit.
Primary elections take place March 6, with early voting running from Feb. 20-March 2.
At a Dec. 18 workshop, the council authorized survey work to be done on the golf course to confirm elevations, which would help create a better idea of what the berm should look like and the exact path it should take.
Students will have access to degrees in welding, process technology and cybersecurity, among other fields.
Businesses such as Torchy’s Tacos and World of Beer are expected to open in the spring.
Last year ended with announcements for several breweries to open in Cypress.