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Allen Parkway

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Allen Parkway
Houston, TX

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The reconfiguration of Allen Parkway to improve public safety and enhance connections to Buffalo Bayou Park.

The project’s overall scope included:

  • realignment and repaving of the roadway, with main eastbound and westbound travel lanes shifted southward to a low utilization frontage street
  • creation of 140 parking spaces adjacent to Buffalo Bayou Park, in the right-of-way area formerly occupied by westbound travel lanes
  • upgrades to storm drainage
  • two new and one restored signalized intersection
  • one new pedestrian-activated traffic signal at the crossing between Allen Parkway Village and Eleanor Tinsley Park in addition to pedestrian crosswalks at Dunlavy, Taft, and Gillette
  • a new east-to-westbound u-turn vehicular bridge over an Allen Parkway underpass at Waugh
  • extensive median landscaping and irrigation, including 200+ trees
  • addition of LED street lighting

Total project cost $14,300,000.

Allen Parkway Improvements

Allen Parkway Construction Memo

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