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Most Devastating Hurricane Season on Record Ends Bookmark

Local officials are breathing a sigh of relief as the most destructive hurricane season on record ends. Three major hurricanes, Harvey, Irma, and Maria, carved a path of destruction across southeast Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Central Texas Coast as a Category 4 storm late Friday, Aug. 25 and meandered east to Harris County, where it stalled. By then, the storm had downgraded to a tropical storm that brought more than 50 inches of rain, the highest amount in United States history, and

HCFCD Estimates $74 Million in Priority Repairs After Harvey Bookmark

HCFCD Estimates $74 Million in Priority Repairs After Harvey
Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has released a preliminary list of $74 million in priority repairs for Harris County’s bayous, creeks, and drainage infrastructure in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. According to HCFCD, priority repairs pose an immediate and severe threat to residential or commercial areas, or to public infrastructure such as utilities or schools. Repairs such as sinkholes and slope failures, failed outfall pipes, and concrete voids are also prioritized according to severity.

Harris County Cypresswood Annex Services Relocated Bookmark

Receive a jury summons? Need to register your car or attend court, but don’t know where to go? Most Harris County buildings survived Hurricane Harvey-related flooding, but a few were severely affected. All Harris County offices at the Cypresswood annex, including the Harris County Clerk’s Office, the Harris County Tax Assessor, the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, the Harris County Sherriff’s Office District 1 station, and the Justice Court Precinct 4 Place 1, have been relocated to new locations due to flooding.