City Road Closures
CITY ROAD CLOSURES
January 9 – January 15, 2016
New – Yorktown Boulevard
Jan. 7 to Jan. 12
Beginning Thursday, January 7 through Tuesday, January 12, weather permitting; contractors will be performing field investigations and roadway testing on Yorktown Boulevard between Airline Road and Rodd Field Road. As this project is ongoing, either eastbound or westbound Yorktown traffic will be reduced to one lane through the work site.
New – Shoreline Boulevard
Jan. 11 to Jan. 15
Beginning Monday, January 11 through Friday, January 15, weather permitting; AEP work crews will be working in the 400 Block of Shoreline Boulevard. While this project is ongoing, southbound and northbound Shoreline will be reduced to two lanes of traffic.
New – Louisiana Avenue
On Tuesday, January 12, weather permitting; contractors will setup a large crane in the 100 Block of Louisiana Avenue. While this project is ongoing, eastbound Louisiana Avenue will be closed to traffic at Ocean Drive. Motorists should use Southern Street as a detour.
New – Elizabeth Street
Jan. 13 to Jan. 20
Starting Wednesday, January 13, through Wednesday, January 20, weather permitting; City work crews will be doing utility work at the southeast corner of Staples Street and Elizabeth Street. During this period, eastbound Elizabeth Street will be closed to traffic at the Staples Street intersection. Eastbound traffic will detour to northbound or southbound Staples Street.
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 (Utility Work)
Beginning April 24 and for the next six months, contractors will be working inside city utility manholes. Eastbound McArdle Road will be reduced to one lane and shift northbound Weber Road traffic to the southbound lanes, reducing traffic to one lane in each direction. Work will begin at the Weber Road intersection and move westbound toward Carroll Lane.
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.