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Street Surface Assessment Map Available

posted Oct 21, 2011, 1:06 PM by Memorial Super Neighborhood   [ updated Oct 21, 2011, 9:44 PM ]
Have you seen this thing on your street ?

It's the City's Street Surface Assessment Vehicle, which was used to log data for all COH streets to assess their condition.

Below is map  (very large file) of the data from the City’s multi-year project to access the pavement condition of every street in the city.  The data is placed on a curve where:

RED                  Low                  10% (bottom 10% of all street segments in Houston)

BROWN            Med-Low           20%

YELLOW          Medium             40%

BLUE                Med-High          20%

GREEN             High                  10% (top 10% of all street segments in Houston)

If you are familiar with a street that has seen substantial deterioration in the last half year or so (largely because of the drought), please report the same through either 3-1-1 or by dropping an email to the District G office.  The city is aware there has been substantial heaving and cracking of some streets because of the drought, and there will be additional damage caused once the rains return and the soils rebound.  The Street Surface Assessment Vehicle may be sent back to areas that report recent substantial damage from the drought and, if warranted, a new pavement condition ranking would be put in place.

Memorial Super Neighborhood,
Oct 21, 2011, 1:06 PM