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US 90 - Railroad Crossing Closures

Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) will be closing several railroad crossings in order to complete a tie replacement project. All of the closures will occur from approximately 3 a.m. to 5p.m. on the listed days. Traffic will need to seek alternate routes, as it will not be allowed over the railroad crossing during the closures. The closures are as follows:
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Nationwide Search Begins for Next Police Chief

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land recently hired Baker Tilly to conduct a nationwide recruitment for a chief of police. The new chief will fill a vacancy left by Police Chief Eric Robins who retired on June 1 after 33 years of public service, including 30 with the Sugar Land Police Department.
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Drainage Project Funds to Save Taxpayers $14.4 Million

Sugar Land, TX – The Texas Water Development Board recently approved a $27.5 million loan from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for a Sugar Land flood control project west of Sugar Land Regional Airport. The financial assistance will allow for the planning, design and construction of flood mitigation. The loan’s...
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APA Texas Chapter Recognizes Sugar Land Town Square Plaza

Sugar Land, TX – The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) designated the Sugar Land Town Square plaza as a Great Public Space as part of the 2022 Great Places in Texas program. With this recognition, Sugar Land Town Square plaza joins a list of other local iconic public spaces such as Discovery Green and Buffalo Bayou that were recognized in the past.
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Lane Closures Expected on State Highway 6

A striping contractor is scheduled to be in the northbound lanes of State Highway 6 from just north of U.S. Highway 59 to Kensington Drive Sunday at 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. the next morning. This will require intermittent lane closures as crews work through the night. This project is intended to ensure efficient traffic flow and keep motorists safe, a top priority identified by Sugar Land residents.
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Citizen-Approved Drainage Project Accelerated in Sugar Creek

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved approximately $824,000 to accelerate a portion of a drainage project in the Sugar Creek subdivision. The approved items include about 400 linear feet of drainage work from south of Wellington to just east of Charleston South. The work will include the removal and replacement of the existing roadway and the addition of a new waterline, storm sewers, fire hydrants, water valves and related items.
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Intersection Closure - Millwood Drive at Alderwood Drive

Beginning Monday, May 9, 2022 through Friday, June 3, the intersection of Millwood Drive and Alderwood Drive in Greatwood Village will be closed to install a large junction box. Residents will have access to Alderwood via Briar Meadow Drive and Elm Trace Drive. Access to Millwood Drive will be through Honeysuckle Lane.
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GO Bond Public Safety Project Set to Begin

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved a $727,500 architectural contract to design the second phase of a public safety training facility located near Sugar Land Regional Airport. The project was included in a $90.76 million bond package approved by voters in 2019. The voter-approved projects...
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Police Chief Announces Retirement After 33 Years of Public Service

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land Police Chief Eric Robins plans to retire on June 1. His 33 years of public service includes 30 at SLPD with four years as its police chief. “I’d like to thank Eric for his unwavering service to our community,” said City Manager Michael W. Goodrum. “His selfless commitment to public service has ensured we remain among the safest cities in nation.”
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Sugar Land Unveils New Sculpture in Lonnie Green Park

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land recently unveiled Crush, the Alligator, a new sculpture bench installed in Lonnie Green Park. The seating sculpture is composed of repurposed scrap steel propane tanks and was designed as a climate conscious artwork that contains 99 percent post-consumer reused material. The artwork’s unique color and design were created to be the only one of its kind in the state of Texas.
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City to Deliver Projects Identified by Citizens for Economic Development, Recreation

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved agreements for new recreational and adventure amenities at Brazos River Park. The agreements with Go Ape Tree Top Adventures and American Ramp Company will provide ziplines, climbing nets and a ropes course up in the tree canopy and a pump track with facilities for bikers of all ages and skill levels.
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GO Bond Mobility Project Set to Begin

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved a $250,000 design contract and a $1.6 million agreement with Fort Bend County for work associated with the widening of University Boulevard. The initial phase of the project will focus on design and last about 12 months. This work...
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