City Council Approves North Beach Revitalization and Drainage Plan


CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – At today’s regular business meeting, MIG Civil Engineering, LLC., presented the North Beach Revitalization and Drainage Improvement Plan and Phase 1 of its implementation. work on the city council.

City Council voted to adopt the plan, approve construction of Phase 1 of the project and repeal a previous ordinance with an alternative drainage solution.

Phase 1 includes the allocation of $7 million to develop a linear open space and canal. The open channel deals with flooding caused by rainfall on the northeastern part of the peninsula. Phase 1 also includes $4.5 million for the elevation and improvements to Surfside Park and $2.5 million for the elevation and reconstruction of Gulfspray and Beach Avenues.

North Beach has been a tourist destination for over 100 years. Located on the northern peninsula of Corpus Christi, the area offers the general public access to beaches, boat launches, shopping, dining, and tourist attractions such as the Texas State Aquarium and USS Lexington.

However, North Beach experiences frequent flooding from a variety of sources, including rising tides, precipitation, and ebb drainage. This flooding is having a negative impact on the region’s roads and its potential for broader economic development.

To see the presentation, go to www.cctexas.com/northbeach.

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