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Houston Ship Channel Bridge officials hire new engineer

October 15, 2020


The Harris County Toll Road Authority stopped construction on the bridge in January pending COWI’s review of FIGG’s design for the main pylons at the cable-stayed section of the bridge. Originally, it was an opportunity for FIGG to work with COWI and submit a redesign if necessary, but the Commissioners Court ended up terminating FIGG, despite a direct plea from FIGG owner Linda Figg. COWI determined that there were a number of errors in FIGG’s design.

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