The District at Work
TxDOT OFFERS MONETARY INCENTIVE TO ACCELERATE US 59 SOUTHWEST FREEWAY FRONTAGE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT
Total closure of Buffalo Speedway at Southwest Freeway needed to complete work sooner
HOUSTON - In an effort to accelerate the US 59 Southwest Freeway frontage road reconstruction project, the Texas Department of Transportation has agreed to provide an incentive to the contractor to complete the project ahead of schedule. Read more
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. Read more
The goal of the Livable Centers Study is to identify improvements that create neighborhoods that are compact and mixed use, designed to be walkable and connected and accessible within the Upper Kirby District. The future MetroRail through Upper Kirby provides an important public investment in the neighborhood that can help to initiate this goal. The study seeks to build off this resource with focused public and private improvements that guide short and long-term growth. The overall vision for the neighborhood is to create a place with a strong local identity that is economically healthy, vibrant, connected, walkable, and green. Click here to view the report.