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A Closer Look at the Plan to Save the Dome

Last week (Sept. 27, 2016), Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously approved $10.5 million for the design phase for the Astrodome project. It’s part of the $105 million plan to preserve and revitalize the iconic structure. That plan entails raising the structure’s floor, providing underground parking and converting the building into usable public space. We talk […]

The ceiling of the Astrodome. (Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)Last week (Sept. 27, 2016), Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously approved $10.5 million for the design phase for the Astrodome project. It’s part of the $105 million plan to preserve and revitalize the iconic structure. That plan entails raising the structure’s floor, providing underground parking and converting the building into usable public space.

We talk with Harris County Judge Ed Emmett about the latest with the iconic structure. Then, Judge Emmett will field your questions and comments about anything to do with the county.

(Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)

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