US 290 Reconstruction Electrical Distribution

Houston, Texas

TxDOT is widening and reconstructing the 25-mile US 290 Corridor, an estimated $4.7 billion to accommodate the growth on the west/northwest side of Houston. The project is being completed within 13 segments, the widening include five/six general purpose lanes in each direction from IH 610 to just west of SH 6, four general-purpose lanes in each direction from just west of SH 6 near to the proposed SH 99 (Grand Parkway), three general-purpose lanes in each direction from nearby proposed SH 99 (Grand Parkway) to the end of project, and two to three lane frontage roads in each direction throughout the corridor.

Binkley & Barfield | DCCM was chosen to provide engineering services for the relocation of our client’s Major Underground facilities within the project boundaries. These services included route design, surveying, signed and sealed plan and profile drawings, traffic control plans, pavement restoration, construction staking, permit coordination and approval from the City of Houston, City of Jersey Village and Harris County, and signed and sealed as-built drawings.  All designs were in accordance with the client’s standards and specifications, as well as with federal, state and municipal requirements.


  • Polyethylene plastic and steel pipe (main pipe diameters ranged from 2-inch to 18-inch)
  • Pressures included intermediate pressure and high pressure
  • Hundreds of commercial and residential natural gas service lines
  • Horizontal directional drilling methods
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