Current & Future Projects
Port Houston’s current Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) include adding or improving motorized/non-motorized transportation infrastructure, stormwater and sanitary sewer infrastructure, city facilities, and other key projects. These investments support the Port’s priorities to safely operate our waterways, expand economic opportunities, and enhance the customer experience while reducing our own environmental impact.
Here are just a few of Port Houston’s ongoing improvements:
Reconstruction of 87-Acre Pre-Outage at Barbours Cut Terminal
Provide operational power to Wharf 6 during continued construction of Wharf 4 and 5. Provide power to the reefer racks on the Western boundary of yard 7, and also provide redundancy.
Care – Rehabilitation of Transit Shed Roof
Repair transit shed roof with an overlay protective system.
Manchester – Wharf 2 Rehabilitation and Repair
Rehabilitating and repairing Wharf 2 at Manchester Terminal approximately 600ft long. Work includes demolition of the existing shed building, construction of a new fender, repair of reinforced concrete, fabrication and installation of 54 steel trusses, installation of 152 piles, etc.
Turning Basin – Rehabilitation of Roof Shed 21-22
Repair transit shed roof with an overlay protective system.
Turning Basin – New Roof & Reskin Shed 18/19
Structural assessment and feasibility study to develop options of a new roof overlay system
Barbours Cut – Container Yard Perimeter Security Fence Expansion
Installation of approximately 6,820 LF of 8′ security fence and 8 swing gates to expand the secured perimeter at Barbours Cut Terminal.
Turning Basin – Annual Pavement, Drainage and Dust Control
Replacement of damaged pavement, drainage improvements and dust control approaches implemented at East Industrial Park.
Bayport – Wharf 7 Construction
Construction of 1,000 feet of new wharf structure at Bayport Container Terminal. Project includes surveying, dredging, drilled shaft foundations, structural concrete, crane rails, fender systems, utilities, and a stevedore support building.
Port Houston on the Horizon
One of Port Houston’s primary goals is to promote and facilitate commerce and economic success locally, regionally, nationally, and on a global scale. Over the next few years, the Port plans to embark on significant infrastructure improvements to ensure that the entire Houston Ship Channel complex is poised for expansion and building for the future.
With the expected demographic growth throughout the region, maintaining and improving efficiency through more modern maritime facilities and equipment is essential to our core mission. For questions or more information on future projects, reach out to Port Houston’s Project and Construction Management team.
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Bayport – Auto Terminal Building Demolition
Demolition of terminal building to slab approximately 95,000 sf.
Bayport – Exit Gate Expansion
Construction of four additional lanes at the existing Bayport exit gate facility. This includes new gate processing infrastructure at the RPM and OCR stage, relocation of secondary screening area, installation of pre-fabrication guard booth, and extension of the out gate canopy structure.
Bayport – CY1 North/Mid Security
Adding security cameras, fiber optic cables, UPS, and network switches.
CARE – Repair of Yacht Basin Bulkhead
Installation of new cantilevered bulkhead system along 70 LF of the yacht basin located within the CARE terminal.
Turning Basin – Removal and Replacement of Speed Gates
Construct and install security speed gates at Ramp Roads 2, 4, and 5 of Turning Basin Terminal.
Turning Basin – Rehabilitation of Waterlines South TBT
Construct dedicated right turn lanes, one from Port Rd connecting to the U-turn and the other to providing connection from Freight Station Road to the U-turn underneath the entrance gate bridge and merging onto Port Rd westbound.
Barbours Cut – Rehab of Wharves 4, 5, and 6
Construction of 2,667 ft of new wharf structure at Barbours Cut Container Terminal. Project includes surveying, dredging, drilled shaft foundations, structural concrete, crane rails, fender systems, utilities, and a stevedore support building.
Barbours Cut – Water Supply and Fire Protection Systems
Construction of a water storage and distribution system to support fire hydrants along all wharves at Barbours Cut Terminal. The final design of the system may include elevated or grounded storage tanks and/or pumping facilities along with underground piping system.
Bayport and Barbours Cut – Annual Pavement Replacement 2024
Annual contract for concrete replacement at Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminal. Work will consist of removing and replacing damaged and/or deteriorating concrete pavement in 2024.
Bayport and Barbours Cut – Annual Fender System Maintenance 2024
Annual fender system maintenance at Barbours Cut and Bayport Container Terminals. Replacement of safety net, and nuts and bolts.
Bayport and Barbours Cut – Annual Wharf Crane & RTG Crane Painting 2024
Blasting, priming, and painting the wharf cranes and RTG cranes at Barbours Cut and Bayport Container Terminals.
Turning Basin – Rehabilitation of Wharves 20 and 21
Rehabilitation of Wharves 20 and 21 at Turning Basin Terminal will consist of sheet piles, deck, under wharf piles, installation of piles and tie back including new fender.
Turning Basin North – New Operations and Truck Office Building
Construction of a new Port Coordination Center (PCC) building at Turning Basin Terminal. The building will be 20,000-30,000 square feet of office space, conference rooms and both conditioned and unconditioned storage spaces. This facility will house the Emergency Management Center, Port Police, Port Security, Dispatch and Port Marine Management.
Turning Basin – Annual Concrete Replacement 2024
Annual contract for concrete replacement at Turning Basin Terminal. Removing and replacing damaged and/or deteriorating concrete pavement in 2024.
Bayport – U-Shaped Property Pre-Development
Surveying, clearing, grubbing, grading, excavation, fill placement, drainage features, placement of topsoil and seeding.
Barbours Cut – Reconstruction of 87 Acres of CY6 & CY7
Reconstruction of approximately 70 acres of container yards 6 and 7 at Barbours Cut Container Terminal. Demolition, underground utilities, paving, roller compacted concrete (RCC), and electrical.