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Harris County Precinct 4
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New App Brings Community Together Bookmark

Looking for new ways to connect with your community? Stay updated on happenings around the Cypress Creek area by downloading the Discover Northwest Houston app. App users can now access a database of businesses, health care facilities, and schools. Area businesses area also invited to add a listing to the app at no cost. Other features include portals for Harris County Precinct 4 and the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, where app users can access traditional Precinct 4 and chamber services. The Houston Northwest

Houston TranStar Releases Flood Warning System for Local Roads Bookmark

Officials at Houston TranStar have released an innovative roadway flood warning feature to help travelers plan trips and avoid flooded local roadways during rain events. The feature is available on TranStar’s real-time traffic map on the website and mobile app. “Although the TranStar system has always displayed flooded locations on freeways, until now we have not provided information about local street conditions,” said Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. “This new feature lets travelers identify areas where the risk of roadway flooding is high during local or widespread flooding events.”

Officials Dredge San Jacinto River Bookmark

Good news for anyone with a home or business near the San Jacinto River! In less than a year, contractors with the US Army Corp of Engineers plan to remove 1.8 million cubic yards of debris and other material from a section of the San Jacinto River, which could improve safety for thousands of Humble, Atascocita, and Kingwood residents. According to the Corp of Engineers, debris from Hurricane Harvey still impedes water flow along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River, creating a situation that threatens life,