Harris County approves $2.4 billion budget

October 2, 2023

Harris County has approved its $2.4 billion consolidated budget for 2024, including a $1.8 billion capital budget set to take effect Oct. 1. The capital budget will invest $724 million in flood mitigation initiatives, including $250 million for road and bridge drainage projects.

Another $687 million will be allocated for transportation projects, such as continued construction of the Ship Channel Bridge. 

Funding sources come from grants, general obligation debt and grants, Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) revenue and debt, Flood Control District (FCD) debt and PAYGO and the Infrastructure Fund.

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