The June 15th Board Meeting is canceled.

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Redevelopment Authority


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We are here to construct public facilities and infrastructure, benefitting and revitalizing the City and the communities within and around the Zone boundaries, and to improve the quality of life for the residents of Houston!

Shepherd Durham Project

We officially launched The Shepherd Durham Project on December 4, 2021 as the year came to an end. With construction set to begin in the spring of 2022, the project will increase public safety and accessibility on Shepherd and Durham between I-610 N (North Loop) and I-10 (Katy Freeway). We expect that smartly designed infrastructure will make for a better commute and a safer roadway.

News and Announcements

Update on The Shepherd Durham Project

The Memorial Heights Redevelopment Authority (MHRA) expresses gratitude and support for Mayor Whitmire’s decision to proceed with Phase 2 of the Shepherd Durham Reconstruction Project. We appreciate the administration’s willingness

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Partial Street Closure This Week

Starting Monday (4/8/2024), the eastbound direction on 20th St. will be closed until Friday (4/12/2024). Traffic traveling north on Shepherd will not be impacted. Traffic wishing to access 20th St.

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Street Closure This Week

The City of Houston has scheduled a temporary water service outage tonight, April 24, starting at 9:00 p.m. and lasting through the morning of Thursday, April 25.

Residents and businesses in the vicinity of Shepherd @ 28th St. will be impacted. For weekly construction updates, visit