Weekly Road Closures March 11 - 17

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX -

New - Mann Street 

Contractors have placed a large crane on Mann Street between Water Street and Shoreline Boulevard to work on the roof of the Omni Hotel. Due to weather, this project has been extended through Tuesday, March 14, 2017, weather permitting.

New - Leopard Street

City contractors will be working near the intersection of Leopard Street and Villa Drive on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17, 2017, weather permitting.  Contractors will reduce the westbound Leopard Street to one lane of traffic through the intersection.

New - Leopard Street

The Leopard Street improvement project between Staples Street and North Upper Broadway has been extended until March 24, 2017, weather permitting. As this work is ongoing, contractors will reduce either the eastbound or westbound lanes to one lane of traffic.

New - Gollihar Road Between Kirkwood Drive to Sequoia Street (AEP Contractor)

On Monday, March 13 and Tuesday, March 14, 2017, weather permitting, AEP contractors will be working inside AEP manholes on Gollihar Road between Kirkwood Drive and Sequoia Street. During this period, either Golliha Roadr eastbound or westbound lanes will be reduced to one lane of traffic.

New - Kostoryz Road (Bond 2012) and Brawner Parkway

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, weather permitting, Kostoryz Road will be closed to traffic between Norton Street and Brawner Parkway while concrete work is ongoing.  Northbound Kostoryz Road traffic will be detoured west onto Brawner Parkway, north onto Ramsey Street, then east onto Norton Street to Kostoryz Road. Southbound Kostoryz Road traffic will follow the same route in the opposite direction. Traffic on Olsen Drive and Corta Street will use Casa De Oro Drive to exit onto westbound Norton Street to Kostoryz Road.

Through Friday, March 31, 2017, contractors will be doing utility work on Orlando Drive near the Kostoryz Road intersection. As this work is ongoing, Orlando Drive will be closed to through traffic between Casa De Oro Drive and Kostoryz Road, and residents will be detoured onto Casa De Oro Drive, then onto Casa Bonita Drive, then onto Texan Trail, then onto Staples Street, and then to Kostoryz Road.

Beginning Monday, March 6, 2017, and for one month, contractors will close the east side of the intersection of Brawner Parkway (North) and Kostoryz Road. As this work is ongoing, the following traffic control plan will be implemented:

  • Brawner Parkway (North) will be closed to through traffic between Benton Street and Kostoryz Road. Residents can access Kostoryz Road by detouring onto Benton Street, then onto Olsen Drive to Kostoryz Road.
  • At the same time, Kostoryz Road northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane of traffic through the work site.

Staples Street (Bond 2012) and Marguerite Street

On Monday, March 6, 2017, and for three days, Marguerite Street will be closed to traffic at the intersection with Staples Street on the east side of Staples Street. Eastbound motorists will be detoured northbound onto Agnes Street, then south onto King Street and then to Marguerite Street. Motorists on Marguerite Street wishing to go west should use King Street to Laredo Street or Mary Street.

Until completion of this phase of the overall project, Staples Street between Comanche Street and Morgan Avenue will be switched onto the southbound lanes and traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. In addition, various side streets along this section of Staples Street may be periodically closed or reduced to one lane of traffic. Flaggers will be available when necessary to guide motorists through the work site.

McArdle Road (Bond 2012)

Contractors will be working on McArdle Road between Whitaker Drive and Ennis Joslin Road. While this work is ongoing, the following traffic control plan will be implemented:

  • McArdle Road between South Staples Street and Stratton Drive is open to traffic with two lanes in each direction.
  • McArdle Road traffic between Whitaker Drive and Nile Drive is shifted onto the westbound lanes with one lane in each direction.
  • McArdle Road traffic between Nile Drive to Rodd Field Road is open with one lane in each direction.
  • Meadowlane Drive and Limestone Drive are closed at the Williams Drive intersection. Detour is south onto Southhaven Drive, then onto Nile Drive and then to Williams Drive.

Williams Drive (Bond 2012)

For the next four months, weather permitting, Williams Drive traffic between Leslie Lane and Treyway Lane, will be shifted onto the westbound lanes and traffic reduced to one lane in each direction. Williams Drive will be closed between Treyway Lane and Airline Road. Detour will be south on Treyway Lane, then to Holly Road, then to Airline Road. There will be access to the Airline Road shopping center.

Beginning Friday, February 17, 2017,  through Friday, April 7, 2017, contractors will work between Leslie Lane and Treyway Lane. The following traffic control plan will be implemented during this period:

  • Treyway Lane: Treyway Lane will be closed to through traffic between Joliet Drive and Williams Drive. Residents will be detoured onto Joliet Drive, then onto Melisa Lane to Williams Drive.
  • Melisa Lane: Melisa Lane will be closed to through traffic between Joliet Drive and Williams Drive. Residents will be detoured onto Joliet Drive, then onto Treyway Lane to Williams Drive.
  • Leslie Lane: Leslie Lane will be closed to through traffic between Joliet Drive and Williams Road. Residents will be detoured onto Joliet Drive, then onto Melisa Lane to Williams Drive.
  • Williams Drive will continue to have one lane of traffic in each direction through the work area. Only one street will be closed at any one time.

Staples Street (Bond 2012)

Beginning Wednesday, February 1, 2017, and until completion of this phase of the project, Staples Street between Comanche Street and Morgan Avenue will be switched onto the southbound lanes and traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. In addition, various side streets along this section of Staples Street may be periodically closed or reduced to one lane of traffic. Flaggers will be available when necessary to guide motorists through the work site.

Greenwood Drive (Bond 2012)

Greenwood Drive traffic between Gollihar Road and Horne Road, is shifted onto the southbound lanes with one lane in each direction. All side streets into the residential neighborhoods will remain open to traffic.

Ocean Drive (Bond 2012)

Beginning Monday, January 9, 2017, and until the completion of this phase of the work, the following traffic control plan will be implemented:

  • Traffic will switch onto the southbound lanes between south of Louisiana Avenue at Leming Avenue and Elizabeth Street to allow contractors to work on the northbound lanes. As a result, the traffic will be narrowed to one lane in each direction between Buford Street and Ayers Street.
  • There will be left turn restrictions during this period - northbound traffic will not be permitted to turn left at Del Mar Boulevard, Ayers Street and Elizabeth Street. Left turns at Morgan Avenue will be permitted for the hospital.
  • Pedestrians are asked to use the sidewalks on the west side of the street and bicyclists are encouraged to avoid the area. Pedestrian crosswalks will be in place at Buford Street and Del Mar Boulevard but not at Ayers Street, Elizabeth Street or Morgan Street. The roadside sidewalk on the water side from north of Ayers Street to south of Louisiana Avenue will be closed to allow for drainage and roadway work. The lower sidewalks in Cole Park will be open, but should be accessed using the west side sidewalks and the Del Mar Boulevard crosswalk.
  • Once the change is made, City traffic engineering and the contractor will be monitoring the situation and will be making signal timing adjustments.

Motorists driving northbound on Ocean Drive are reminded there are no left turns permitted at Ayers Street, Elizabeth Street, and at Del Mar Boulevard.  

Navigation Boulevard (Capital Improvements Program)

Beginning December 21, 2016 and until completion of this phase of the project, Navigation Boulevard traffic between Up River Road and Leopard Street will be shifted onto the southbound lanes with one lane in each direction. The existing traffic control devices placed by TXDOT at IH-37 access road intersections will remain in place.

Alameda Street (Bond 2014)

Until the completion of the project, City contractors will be doing construction work on Alameda Street between Lipan Street and Kinney Street. As this project is ongoing, Alameda Street will be closed to traffic between Kinney Street and Lipan Street. All side streets intersecting Alameda Street will remain open to traffic.

Bayshore Park

McCaughan Park is closed during the first phase of construction. The seawall in the area will continue to be open to the public during construction. When construction at McCaughan Park is completed, contractors will move to the north end of the project and begin working on Sherrill Park. Left turns will not be allowed from southbound Shoreline Boulevard to Park Street.

Cosmopolitan Construction

Lawrence Street will be closed from Mesquite Street to Chaparral Street.There is no parking permitted on Mesquite Street from Schatzel Street to Lawrence Street.

For more information, contact Traffic Engineering at (361) 826-3547.