Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 153
Walden Hike and Bike Trail

Construction for the Walden Hike and Bike trail is scheduled to begin on Monday, December 12, 2022, at Aerobic Avenue. The Walden Hike and Bike trail will consist of approximately two and one-half miles of paved trail spanning from Aerobic Avenue to Leisure Place Lane. The paved trail will vary in width from four feet to eight feet. Other amenities of the Hike and Bike trail include dog waste stations, trail rules signage, and various plants and landscaping at a trail turnaround.

Construction in Harris County Flood Control District right-of-way requires:

Site plans must be approved prior to obtaining the required hcfcd right-of-way notification. Be advised that the HCFCD right-of-way notification is separate from the site development permit package.

1.) HCFCD right-of-way notification (permit)
2.) HCFCD 48-hr pre-construction notice

Both are required prior to entering or working within Harris County Flood Control District right-of-way. The HCFCD right-of-way notification and 48-hour notice must be provided to HCFCD at dcid@hcfcd.org. To apply for the HCFCD right-of-way notification please go to http://apps.harriscountytx.gov/epermits and apply for the HCFCD row under row notification. Failure to provide both items could result in project delays.

In areas where the project design incorporates fill adjacent to neighboring landowners , the contractor shall implement grading and/or perimeter runoff catchment devices (e.g.- perimeter ditches or other best management practices) during construction to ensure that adjacent parcels bordering the project site do not experience interim drainage flows that exceed pre-development conditions for storm events up to and including the current storm drainage design criteria at the time of permit or carry sediment generated as part of construction activities. Where applicable ,these practices are in addition to the standard storm water pollution prevention design and shall include additional ditches redirecting site drainage or temporary piping. this note is not intended to address any liability or responsibility under Texas Water Code 11.086.