Greenbriar Paving and Drainage project in Rice University area nearing completion

A capital improvement project overhauled the roadway and drainage system along Greenbriar Drive. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
A capital improvement project overhauled the roadway and drainage system along Greenbriar Drive. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

A capital improvement project overhauled the roadway and drainage system along Greenbriar Drive. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Greenbriar Paving and Drainage project is nearing completion, according to Houston’s Public Works Department.

The contractor on the project is punching out the final items before the $8.6 million project is considered complete, according to the public works department.


From Rice Boulevard to Holcombe Boulevard, the project includes a reconstruction of Greenbriar Street, with new water and wastewater lines, new drainage, reconstructed driveways with curbs and sidewalks, improved street lighting, and installation of a new 12-inch sanitary sewer line from Swift Boulevard to Rice Boulevard, requested by Rice University.

Construction began in Winter 2018, and has an anticipated construction end date in Winter 2020, according to a capital improvement plan list maintained by Houston Public Works.
By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.