City Road Closures
CITY ROAD CLOSURES
February 6 – February 11, 2016
New – Beach Avenue (North Beach)
Monday - Friday
Beginning on Monday, February 8 through February 12, weather permitting; Beach Avenue will be closed to traffic between Seagull Boulevard and Timon Boulevard. Westbound Beach Avenue traffic can use Gulfspray Avenue to exit on the access road. Eastbound Beach Avenue motorists can detour onto E. Causeway Boulevard to Timon Boulevard or W. Causeway Boulevard, onto Burelson Street to Timon Boulevard.
New – Staples Street (Comanche St)
Monday - Friday
Beginning on Wednesday, February 10, and for three weeks, weather permitting; Comanche Street will be closed at the Staples Street intersection. Northbound Staples traffic can detour west onto Caldwell Street, north onto South Alameda Street, then to Lipan Street to Staples Street. Motorists can also detour east onto Blucher Street, and north on Waco Street to Comanche.
New – Staples Street (Between Comanche St and Marguerite St)
Beginning Monday, February 15; southbound Staples Street traffic between Comanche Street and Marguerite Street will shift onto the northbound lanes with one lane in each direction. Traffic control devices will remain in place on Leopard Street and Mestina Street.
Monday - Friday
Beginning on Monday, January 25, and for the next two weeks, weather permitting; City contractors will shift the Leopard Street traffic through the Staples Street intersection. All other traffic control devices will remain the same.
Beginning Thursday, October 8, and until completion, City contractors will be doing utility/road work on Horne Road between Ayers Street and Port Avenue. As this work is ongoing, Horne Road westbound traffic will be shifted onto the eastbound with one lane of traffic in each direction.
Monday - Friday
Beginning on Tuesday, November 2, weather permitting; eastbound Leopard Street traffic will be shifted to the westbound lanes with one lane of traffic in each direction through the Staples Street intersection. In addition, the southbound Staples Street lanes will be closed between Antelope Street and Lipan Street and traffic will be shifted onto the northbound lanes with one lane in each direction. Southbound traffic will detour east onto Antelope Street, south onto Waco Street and west onto Leopard Street to Staples Street. Artesian Street will be closed from Leopard Street through Mestina Street. Two-way traffic will be allowed on Mestina Street from N. Staples Street to Waco Street. The first west entrance to the Nueces County Courthouse on Mestina Street will remain open.
RTA Transfer Station Demolition
Beginning on Monday, August 24, and until the new Regional Transportation Authority building is open the following traffic control plan will be implemented:
Sam Rankin Street and Josephine Street will be closed to traffic. Those needing access to the City Hall parking lots will need to enter Sam Rankin through Mestina Street. No left turns will be permitted on to Sam Rankin Street or Josephine Street from Leopard Street. Motorists will detour through Mestina Street to Brownlee Boulevard. Access to Leopard Street though Mexico Street will also be available. In addition, the bus parking space will be extend in front of Josephine Street and Sam Rankin Street intersection on Leopard Street.
McArdle Road (Road Work)
For the next six months; weather permitting, City contractors will be working on McArdle Road. During this period, the following traffic control plan will be implemented:
- McArdle Road from Rodd Field Road to Nile Drive will be reduced to one lane in each direction.
- McArdle Road from Rodd Field Road to Ennis Joslin Road will be reduce to one lane eastbound to Ennis Joslin Road. Motorist needing access to this section of McArdle will take South Padre Island Drive, then to Rodd Field to McArdle Road.
McArdle Road Bond Project
McArdle Road will be closed between Nile Drive and Rodd Field Road. Westbound McArdle Road traffic will detour onto Aswan Drive then to Nile Drive. Eastbound McArdle Road traffic will detour onto southbound Nile Drive, to Southhaven Drive then to Rodd Field Road.
All street intersections between Nile Drive and Rodd Field will be closed to traffic. Northbound traffic will be shifted to the west side of Nile Drive with one lane in each direction.
Lawrence Street will be closed from Mesquite Street to Chaparral Street. There is no parking permitted on Mesquite Street from Schatzell Street to Lawrence Street.
For more information, please contact Traffic Engineering at 826-3547.