A mobile reader sends some fresh shots of not-quite-green-yet redone greenway along Brays Bayou, looking west from Buffalo Spdway. along S. Braeswood Blvd. The Harris County flood control folks have been widening this section of the channelized stream this fall as they work their way through the Project Brays checklist; the stretch seen above and below is about 2 miles downstream of some of those more submersion-prone areas of Meyerland near the Brays crossing under 610.
The new trail is a fair bit wider and smoother than the one it’s replacing — for some soggy comparison, here’s a view of the trail from around noon on Tax Day, just up past the next bend near where Ilona Ln. meets S. Braeswood:
That’s the Brazos Towers at Bayou Manor retirement midrise visible past Stella Link on the right, posing with some electrical transmission towers:
A reader reports that the section of replacement trail is nearly finished between Buffalo Spdwy. and Bevlyn Dr.:
- Brays Bayou Greenway [Houston Parks Board]
- Previously on Swamplot: Shots of Brays Bayou Stretching Out along S. Braeswood Dr.; A Wider Bayou and a Bridge Switcheroo Along O.S.T.; More Ponds, Hugging Bayous; Brays Bayou Flood Control Landscape: Eldridge Hillside Sheep
Photos: Swamplot inbox