Texas to loan Houston $47M to replace bridges after Harvey

Staff Writer

HOUSTON (AP) — The state of Texas will provide a $47 million no-interest loan to Houston to replace eight bridges west of downtown that block the flow of floodwaters during heavy downpours, according to a newspaper report.
The city will forward the money from the Texas Water Development Board to the Harris County Flood Control District so that bridge replacements along Brays Bayou can begin in March.
The loan is just one piece to the long-delayed flood-relief plan known as Project Brays, according to the Houston Chronicle....To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.