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BUFFALO BAYOU AND TRIBUTARIES, TEX. (Cont'a)
Channel work on Brays Bayou will prevent flood damage to modern residential and commercial property.
The initial investment required of local interests in construction of the authorized project is estimated at $39,700,000 broken down as follows: BUFFALO BAYOU AND TRICUTARIES, TEX. (Cont'a)
Line interests are required to maintain the rectified channels of Buffalo, Brays and White Oak
STATUS OF LOCAL COOPERATION: The Harris County Flood Control District on 23 November 1955 adopted a resolution assuring the United States that the requirements of local cooperation would be fulfilled. Construction of the project in FY 1961 and FY 1962 has been limited to the Brays Bayou component. On Brays Bayou, local interests have acquired approximately 80% of the landa, and have completed 78% of the highway bridge relocations and about 81% of the utility changes. Approximately 60% of the lands required for the corrtryet to be awarded in FY 1961 have been acquired. All lands for one contract to be awarded in FY 1962 bave been acquired and approximately 16% of the lands for the other contract scheduled for award in FY 1962 have been acquired.
COMPARISON OFFIDEAL COSL ESTIMATES: The current Federal cost estimate of $54,000,000 is an increase of 52,000,000 over the latest estimate ($52,100,000) submitted to Congress. This increase consists of $466,02 due to higher price levels; $968,000 for restoration of completed and partially completed reaches damaged by heavy rains ad prolonged wet veather conditions; $228,000 due to more detailed planning and design; and $238,000 for Engineering and Design and Supervision and Administration based on a reanalysis of requirements.