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 Upper Kirby Update - March 28, 2014
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Westheimer Demolition Begins

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: Utility work on Westheimer between Buffalo Speedway and Kirby continues this week in its initial phase between Buffalo Speedway and River Oaks Boulevard. more

Westheimer Restoration Underway East of Kirby - West of Kirby to Begin Soon

 Public Meeting Notice
Upper Kirby Mobility Improvement Plan Update

The Upper Kirby Management District, in coordination with the Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority, will be hosting a public meeting to discuss the 2014 Upper Kirby Mobility Improvement Plan on March 25th at 6:00 p.m. at 3015 Richmond Avenue, Houston, Texas. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the conceptual development and implementation of Upper Kirby's pedestrian and transit related infrastructure. more

 Upper Kirby Update - March 21, 2014
Upper Kirby Construction
Westheimer Demolition Begins

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: Utility work on Westheimer between Buffalo Speedway and Kirby began last week with the initial traffic control setup at Buffalo Speedway. Though rain over the weekend stalled the initial setup until Monday, crews were able to make good progress on pavement demolition through the week. more

 Upper Kirby Update - March 14, 2014
Upper Kirby Construction
Westheimer Utility Relocation West of Kirby: Traffic Control in Place at Buffalo March 15

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: The effort to continue moving west with utility infrastructure will begin initial mobilization on Saturday. Texas Sterling Construction will be looking to begin installing traffic control on the south side of Westheimer at Buffalo Speedway on Saturday, March 15th. This initial phase will stretch approximately from the west side of Buffalo Speedway approximately to River Oaks Boulevard. more

 Upper Kirby Update - March 7, 2014
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Westheimer Utility RelocationWest of Kirby: Traffic Control in Place at Buffalo March 15

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: While crews are still completing some final stringing of utility leads east of Kirby, the majority of work is complete and lane impacts will be minimal over the next few days occurring only during daytime, off-peak hours. more

 Upper Kirby Update - February 21, 2014
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Westheimer Restoration Underway East of Kirby - West of Kirby to Begin Soon

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: Asphalt paving was completed last week as anticipated on Westheimer between Kirby and Shepherd. This week, minor work on the north side of the roadway was completed and impacted areas just west of Shepherd will be back-filled and paved later today. more

 Upper Kirby Update - February 14, 2014
Upper Kirby Construction
Westheimer Restoration Underway East of Kirby - West of Kirby to Begin Soon

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: After several bouts of freezing and wet conditions over the past week, crews were finally able to lay asphalt on the final construction areas of Westheimer between Kirby and Buffalo Speedway yesterday. more

 Upper Kirby Update - January 31, 2014
Upper Kirby Construction
Westheimer Utility Work Main Lane Work Complete

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: Despite minor delays caused by freezing conditions this week, the final run of underground duct banks between Argonne and Kirby was completed leaving the only remaining piece on the main lanes of Westheimer to be terminal pole locations between Westgate and Greenbriar. more

 Upper Kirby Update - January 24, 2014
Upper Kirby Construction
Westheimer Utility Work Approaches Final Week

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: Workers continued to work this week on the final run of underground duct banks between Argonne and Kirby. Both the Center Point and the telecommunications ducts have been installed and crews intend to asphalt the pavement here next week. more

 Upper Kirby Update - January 17, 2014
Upper Kirby Construction
Utility Work East of Kirby Nearing Completion Kirby to Buffalo to Begin Next Month

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: Work over the past week has focused on the final run of main duct line on the south side of Westheimer between Kirby and Argonne. more

 Upper Kirby Update - January 10, 2014
Upper Kirby Construction
Utility Work East of Kirby Nearing Completion Kirby to Buffalo to Begin Next Month

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: Crews have begun work between Kirby and Argonne on the south side of the roadway and will look to complete the majority of that section by the end of next week. more

 Upper Kirby Update - January 3, 2014
Upper Kirby Construction
Shepherd / Westheimer Corner Cleared Final Section Underway

Westheimer Paving, Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Project: Crews working on the Westheimer utility relocation project have cleared the Shepherd / Westheimer corner and have shifted traffic control west to the final run between Kirby and Argonne. more


Archived News
 
Surls on Kirby
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The Upper Kirby District Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is coordinating a monumental public art installation that will place an original James Surls sculpture entitled, Tree and Three Flowers in the Kirby Drive median just south of Westheimer Road. Seen by over 50,000 cars per day, this sculpture will immediately become one of Houston’s most visible and iconic art installations ever.

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Upper Kirby Livable Centers-Final Report

Upper Kirby Livable Centers Study - Final Report

 


In light of proposed public transit options running through, or adjacent to, the Upper Kirby District, we are asking for your input on what is most important to you in the planning of an urban corridor.
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Intown Magazine-Kirby Drive Completion Celebration 2011
Intown Magazine-Kirby Drive Completion Celebration 2011

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