Progress To Date
5. Infrastructure and Mobility
5.1 Advance the planning, design, and construction of priority road and highway projects
The City and PEDC are meeting regularly with TxDOT on the reconstruction and widening of Broadway/FM 518. Select priority road projects outlined in this initiative will be submitted for funding in the upcoming call for projects that is expected later in 2021 or early 2022.
5.2 Pursue federal, state, and local funding for transportation projects
The City has multiple major projects currently underway with state and federal funding such as McHard, Hughes Ranch Road, Mykawa and Smith Ranch Road. The City is expecting a call for projects from H-GAC in the second half of 2021.
5.3 Pursue near- and long-term options to expand transit connectivity to major employment centers
The City has entered into an agreement with H-GAC to perform a transit needs assessment and plan for the City to evaluate potential transit options.
5.4 Advance infrastructure projects that improve drainage and stormwater management in Pearland
The City is currently working with Harris County Flood Control and BDD#4 on the $300 million Clear Creek project. The City, in partnership with BDD #4, is requesting state funds for realignment and reconstruction of the lower and middle segments of the Hickory Slough drainage channel. In addition, the City has seven smaller drainage projects funded by recent voter approved bonds and state funds in areas such as Mimosa Acres, West Lea, Willowcrest and Woody Road.