WHAT’S NEW IN PROJECTS AND DEVELOPMENT

Updated: January 4, 2021

 

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Miscellaneous Ongoing/Upcoming Projects

10-Year Project Plan Development - 2021-2031
Staff is working with the District Engineer to develop a 10-Year Project Plan for the District. A Special Meeting will be held with the Board on January 27, 2021 to present the draft of the 10-Year Project Plan. The final 10-Year Project Plan for SMCMUD will be presented to the Board in February 2021 for consideration.

American Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA)
SMCMUD is working with the District Engineer to ensure compliance with the AWIA requirements. As approved by the Board in December 2020, the District in the process of updating it's Emergency Response Plan and conducting a Risk and Resilience Assessment for submittal in June 2021. More information on AWIA can be explored at https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/americas-water-infrastructure-act-2018-awia.

Utility Improvement Projects

Cathedral Lakes and Spring Hill 12-Inch Water Line

The Notice to Proceed was issued on this project for December 28, 2020.   This project will include the installation of approximately 1,355 LF of 12-inch water line by trenchless construction methods along Spring Hill Drive and Cathedral Lakes Parkway.  Substantial completion should occur no later than March 28, 2021.

Phase 1 Oak Ridge Section 3 Water, Sanitary, and Reclaimed Water (Utility) Improvements

This project has been divided into two phases.  Phase 1 consists of the design of approximately 5,450 LF of waterline, 4,300 LF of sanitary lines, and 5, 110 LF of reclaimed water lines within Oak Ridge Section 3 Subdivision.  This project will be in the design phase through March 2021.  It is anticipated that the project will be bid and awarded in April-May 2021.  Construction is anticipated to be completed in December 2021.

Reclaimed Water Line Phase 4 - Oak Hill Village and Oak Hill Village East-

Construction is complete.  If you would like to connect to the reclaimed irrigation system, please contact the office at 281-367-5383, x115.

Southern Montgomery County MUD Elevated Water Tank No. 2

Construction Photo - 01/2021

Construction Photo - 12/2020

The tank has been installed.  Construction crews will be finishing out the interior piping, vents, doors, hatches, electrical, SCADA, fencing, paving, and site grading in February 2021.  Disinfection and the tank fill is scheduled for mid-February 2021.  For information on this project, please contact our General Manager at 281-367-5383, x121.

Southern Montgomery County MUD Wastewater Treatment Plant Aeration Basin Walkway and Air Header Replacement

Construction is complete.  Staff now has safe access to air lines and the aeration basin.

Developments Approved for Construction

Spanish Oaks Medical Center - Located off of North Interstate 45.  Commitment approved by Board in November 2020.

Mark-Dana Office - Located at 26302 Oak Ridge Drive.  Commitment approved by Board in December 2020.  This facility will consist of an office space and 12 apartment units.

7-Eleven - Located at 710 Sawdust Road.  Construction not yet started.

Horak Law Firm - Located at 25911 Oak Ridge Drive.  Construction started.

Oak Ridge Memory Care - Located at 26311 Oak Ridge Drive.  Construction started.

Hotel Indigo at Cathedral Lakes - 104 room hotel with restaurant overlooking the new amenity pond. Construction starting. Estimated completion 2021.

Budde Road South Office - Approximately 24,000 SF of modular office space located at the northeast corner of Budde Road and Rye Street. A new modern container converted eco friendly office system. Project under construction. Estimated completion 1st quarter 2021.

Banquet Hall - Located at 25807 Interstate 45 (formerly Taipei Restaurant). Renovation of structure and interior to convert into a banquet facility. Project under construction. Estimated completion 4th quarter 2021.

Medical Office I-45 - Located at 26118 Interstate 45. Project will include 6,000 square feet of medical offices. Project under construction.

Alta Cathedral Lakes - Located on the newly constructed Basilica Bay Drive next to Hotel Indigo, this 300 unit upscale apartment complex will be built adjacent to the new amenity pond. Construction started in January 2020. The first units were available in the 4th quarter 2020.  Construction continued into 2021.

Corner Store No. 12 - A new convenience store and gas station located at Hanna Road and East Oak Hill Drive just south of the Robinson Road intersection. Project under construction.

Chipotle - Located on Sawdust Road at the intersection of Grogan's Mill Drive, next door to Burger King. Project under construction.

Lucky Acre - Mixed use retail center located at the intersection of Richards Road and Hanna Road. Project under construction.