EPA Superfund Program: NORTH CAVALCADE STREET, HOUSTON, TX

Superfund Site Profile

The 21-acre North Cavalcade site is located in Houston, Texas. Houston Creosoting Company established wood-preserving operations on site in 1946. These operations continued until 1961, contaminating the site with hazardous chemicals. Following construction of the site’s remedy, long-term groundwater cleanup is ongoing.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (08/31/2011)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
No