Project Description

Name: WRJ US 290 Reconstruction Brenham
Location: Washington County
Time-Period: April 2001 – May 2013
Cost: $37.3 Million

General:
The project consisted of five miles of reconstruction of mainlane and frontage road construction from Woodward Creek Bridge to the BNSF RR Bridge in Brenham TX on US 290.

Limits:
Start- STA: 1266+60
End- STA: 1449+00
Cross Streets Include:
SH 36, BU 290, & FM 577

The Scope

The project consisted of 12 total MSE Retaining Walls totaling 138,000 SF and 3 Soil Nail Retaining Walls totaling 12,000 SF, two new bridges, 6 existing bridge approach slab and rail replacements as well as 400,000 CY of embankment.

Included the following major bid items.
• 132,715 SF Retaining Wall MSE. $5.7 million
• 102,000 SY of concrete paving. $3.89 million
• 80,000 tons of new asphalt surface. $3.85 million
• Underground. $2.1 million
• 400,000 CY of embankment. $1.2 million

US 290 Reconstruction