Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Tours Project Brays to Discuss Flood Mitigation and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Houston, December 21, 2021
Last week, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) met with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Harris County Flood Control District to discuss the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Actand its potential impacts in Texas Congressional District Seven. Congresswoman Fletcher toured Brays Bayou for an update on Segment 4 of Brays Bayou Federal Flood Damage Reduction Project (Project Brays) and surveyed the progress of the new Chimney Rock Bridge. Project Brays, a $480 million effort, is the largest partnership project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Harris County Flood Control to date.
“The need for action in Texas is clear and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will deliver for Texas,” said Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher. “With billions in funds directed to the Army Corps of Engineers and $500 million slated for Texas’ bridges alone, the new law will make a tremendous difference in our ability to make transformational investments like this one for our community.”
Among its provisions, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will: