Future Projects

The Port Houston plans to undertake significant infrastructure improvements in the next few years to ensure that the greater Port of Houston can accommodate the advent of larger vessels and increased cargo resulting from the Panama Canal expansion, as well as the expected future demographic growth in the region. Maintaining and improving efficiency at the public terminals through more modern facilities and equipment is essential to meeting one of our mandates – to promote and facilitate commerce to benefit not only our local partners, but also Texas and the nation. For 2016, the Port Commission approved an aggregate capital budget amount of $314 million for various infrastructure projects. In accordance with statute, however, any individual capital project or expenditure exceeding $50,000 must be presented and acted on by the Port Commission at a public meeting. The quarterly Upcoming Design and Construction Projects Report provides information on major infrastructure projects planned over the next couple of years at various Port Houston terminals and facilities. It can be found on the port’s procurement page and includes a contact name and phone number for each project. For questions on this report, you may also contact the Project and Construction Management Department at 713-670-2612.


Manchester Rehabilitation and Repair - Wharf 2

Manchester Rehabilitation and Repair - Wharf 2

Structural concrete repair, fender replacement, pile replacement, and geotechnical rehabilitation.

Barbours Cut Rehabilitation of Container Yard C1N and C2N

Barbours Cut Rehabilitation of Container Yard C1N and C2N

The scope of work includes the construction of approximately 20 acres of concrete pavement for storage of containers as well as traffic lanes to maintain circulation into and around storage areas.

Barbours Cut Building Program Development and Design for Maintenance and Administration Buildings Complex

Barbours Cut Building Program Development and Design for Maintenance and Administration Buildings Complex

Development of a building program for the future Administration and Maintenance Buildings Complex at Barbours Cut Container Terminal.

Barbours Cut - Expansion of Gate Facilities

Barbours Cut - Expansion of Gate Facilities

This design objective is to increase the gate capacity to handle anticipated future growth at this terminal.

Install Fender System at Wharfs No. 1 & 2 - Care Terminal

Install Fender System at Wharfs No. 1 & 2 - Care Terminal

Project will remove the existing fenders and install new fenders at Wharf 1 & 2 at the CARE Terminal.

Barbours Cut - Construct Electrical and Telecommunications Infrastructure in Container Yards 4, 5 and 6

Barbours Cut - Construct Electrical and Telecommunications Infrastructure in Container Yards 4, 5 and 6

The project consists of the installation of concrete duct banks, high voltage and fiber optics cables and equipment from the 12.47 kV switchyard on the west end of the terminal along the container yards 4, 5 and 6 to the C6 Admin building and ending at wharf 3.

Bayport and Barbours Cut - Annual Pavement Replacement

Bayport and Barbours Cut - Annual Pavement Replacement

This is a one year contract concrete and asphaltic replacement at two Terminals, Barbours Cut and Bayport.  The work will consist of removing damaged and or deteriorating pavement in 2019.

Bayport and Barbours Cut - Annual Wharf Crane and RTG Crane Painting

Bayport and Barbours Cut - Annual Wharf Crane and RTG Crane Painting

This project will consist of blasting, priming and painting the wharf cranes and RTG cranes on an “as needed” basis.

Barbours Cut and Bayport - Annual Fender System Maintenance

Barbours Cut and Bayport - Annual Fender System Maintenance

This project includes surface preparation, repair and replacement of various fender system elements at Barbours Cut and Bayport Terminals in 2019.

Bayport - Construct Electrical and Telecommunication Infrastructure under Port Road and ExxonMobil Corridor

Bayport - Construct Electrical and Telecommunication Infrastructure under Port Road and ExxonMobil Corridor

Install 600 LF Electrical Duct Bank under Port Road.

Bayport - 138Kv Substation Security

Bayport - 138Kv Substation Security

The project includes the installation of five surveillance cameras, 300 feet of new fencing, underground conduits, two poles, two manual gates and access control equipment for doors.

Drainage System at Volkswagen Yard at Turning Basin Terminal

Drainage System at Volkswagen Yard at Turning Basin Terminal

Improvement of existing drainage system tied to IH-610 feeder road at the Volkswagen yard at the Turning Basin terminal.

Project 1: TxDot construction of drainage improvements to the 610 feeder road. (Procured by TxDot)

Project 2: PHA construction of drainage improvements to the Volkswagen Yard.

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