Project Details

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Results Chart for Delivery Method and Financing

Delivery Method

DBOM Partially Public Finance
# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: September 25, 2019

Project Name: Barker Flood Prevention Tunnel (Houston)
Year in Operation:
Sector: Water & Waste
Subsector: Water
Status: Project Definition / Programming
Type: New Facility
Description: Chalkboard idea to provide flood protection in Harris County (Houston) through possible design and construction of a 23-mile, 30-foot diameter Super Tunnel under the Katy Freeway to carry water from the reservoirs at a flow rate of 10,000 to 15,000 cubic feet per second.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Other
Is the project still active: No
Comments: Very Preliminary Concept to take flood water from Barker Reservoir (during a hurricane or other storm event) and divert it under portions of Houston to the Houston Ship Canal.

Project Locations

Address: Barker Reservoir
City: Houston
State: Texas
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

No sources of support selected!

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

No sources of support selected!

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
Design Build Operate Maintain (Partially Public Finance). Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, construction, and for long term operations and maintenance with a single entity. At the end of the term, Public Sponsor regains control of the facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? No
Project Finance Method: All or Partially By Public Sponsor

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids
Design Build Operate and Maintain

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: November 30, -0001
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs

Project Value Unknown or not Provided


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