DOWNTOWN'S "underground" is a system of tunnels 20 feet below Houston's downtown streets and more than 6 miles long.Having started out years ago as a tunnel between two downtown movie theaters, today it includes restaurants and service retail and connects 95 city blocks.
Houston in August 2017 days after Hurricane Harvey hit. The flood control district in the Houston area is considering a proposal to build massive underground tunnels to drain floodwaters from bayous across the county. Harris County Flood Control District officials said the idea could be a bold ...
Underground tunnels proposed for Houston flooding - cw39.com
HOUSTON — After Hurricane Harvey, flood control became a biggie issue for Houston. On Tuesday, Harris County Flood Control District Officials approved a study that will look into the possibility of building massive underground tunnels to drain flood waters from bayous across Houston.
houston underground tunnels flooded. houston underground tunnel flood - Cutting Head. Harvey not done unleashing fury on already-flooded Houston ... Tunnels are built underground and designed for ground water not to penetrate into the tunnel.
Harris County Flood Control District proposes tunnel idea to ...
The Harris County Flood Control District is exploring the possibility of building several massive tunnels, deep under Houston, that would siphon storm water out of flood-weary neighborhoods across the county and carry it underground for miles to the Houston Ship Channel during major storms.