Weekly Road Closures August 31, 2019 – September 6, 2019
NOTE: ALL CLOSURES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER, EMERGENCY WORK, OR OTHER CURRENT EVENTS.
New – Airline Road (Bay LTD)
Beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2019, contractors will be implementing nightly temporary lane closures on both directions of Airline Road between Williams Drive and Holly Road. Nightly lane closures will reduce traffic to two lanes, one lane for each direction, starting at 6:30pm to 6:00am for several weeks.
Update – Old Robstown Road – Highway 44 to Leopard Street (E13098, Bond 2014)
Old Robstown Road is no longer one way and is open to both directions of travel.
The newly installed traffic signal at Old Robstown Road and Up River Road has been activated and is in operation. Traffic approaching the intersection should be prepared to stop, use caution proceeding through the intersection and watch for motorists who may not realize the traffic signal is in operation.
School Zone flashing beacons are currently being installed and will take some time to be activated. Motorist should to slow down within the school zone during morning drop off and afternoon pick up times.
Construction continues as final punch list items are addressed. Various lane closures maybe required. The contractor estimates another month to complete the items on punch list items on this project.
Update – Rodd Field Road – Saratoga Boulevard to Yorktown Boulevard (E15112, Bond 2014)
Rodd Field Road between Brook Road and Airline Road/Slough Road has been converted to ONE WAY northbound.
Traffic traveling southbound on Rodd Field Road is being detoured onto Saratoga Boulevard to Airline Road. Only local traffic should continue passed the intersection of Rodd Field Road and Saratoga Boulevard.
Motorists should be aware of the newly installed ALL WAY STOP at the intersection of Rodd Field Road and Brook Road.
The Rodd Field Road and Yorktown Boulevard intersection remains closed. Traffic traveling along Yorktown Boulevard will continue through the Rodd Field Road / Airline Road extension detour.
Port Avenue (Bay LTD)
Contractors will continue to implement temporary lane closures on both directions of Port Avenue between Horne Road and Southgate Drive. Lane closures will be done daily and are expected to last a couple of weeks.
Yorktown Boulevard – Everhart Road to Staples Street (E130196, Bond 2014)
The traffic signal at Yorktown Boulevard and Everhart Road has been activated and is in operation. Traffic approaching the intersection should be prepared to stop, use caution proceeding through the intersection and watch for motorists who may not realize the traffic signal is in operation.
Construction along this stretch of Yorktown Boulevard continues as final punch list items are addressed. Various lane closures maybe required. The contractor estimates another 5 weeks to complete the other punch list items on this project.
Flato Road – Bates Road to Agnes Street (E15110, Bond 2014)
Construction progresses on Flato Road as contractors continue working on installing underground utilities along this stretch of road. Flato Road will continue as ONE WAY southbound only between Agnes Street and Bates Road. Construction warning signs and detour signs will guide traffic around the closure. Northbound traffic on Flato Road at the Bear Lane intersection will be open to local traffic only.
Bates Road will continue to be closed to all traffic at Flato Road. Traffic needing to travel eastbound on Bates Road to get to FLato Road will continue to follow the detour in place to guide them around the closure. Bates Road, between North Padre Island Drive and Flato Road, will be open to local traffic only.
Gollihar Road – Weber Road to Staples Street (E13087, Bond 2014)
Traffic traveling westbound on Gollihar Road will continue being reduced to one lane and continue following the detour in place guiding them around the Gollihar Road/ Weber Road intersection closure.
Traffic traveling eastbound on Gollihar Road will continue following the detour in place to guide them around the Gollihar Road/ Weber Road intersection closure. Gollihar Road, between Carrol Lane and the intersection closure, will be open to local traffic only.
Northbound and southbound Weber Road will continue as two lanes through the Gollihar intersection. Motorists should be aware of the left turn restriction at this intersection.
Carroll Lane – McArdle Road to Houston Street (E13097, Bond 2014)
Carroll lane continues as one way southbound between Brawner Parkway and Gollihar Road.
Traffic traveling northbound will continue following the detour in place to guide them around the Carroll Lane one way only limits.
Staples Street – Kostoryz Road to Brawner Parkway (E12095, Bond 2012)
Traffic traveling northbound and southbound on Staples Street will continue as two lanes between Kostoryz Road and Texan Trail.
Kostoryz Road will continue with one left turn lane during this phase.
North Beach Area Road Improvements & Area Beautification (E12127/ E12129, Bond 2012)
Construction on North Shoreline Boulevard continues with various lane closures within the work zone. An updated construction time line has construction completion set for late August or early September.
Artesian Street (Tracker Energy Services – Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation)
Utility contractors will continue temporary closures on southbound Artesian Street between Antelope Street and Buffalo Street. Traffic traveling southbound in this area will need to seek alternate routes.
Northbound traffic will not be affect by construction.
Construction is estimated to take 2 months.
East Causeway Boulevard (Guerra Underground – Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation)
Utility contractors for the harbor bridge will continue implementing a temporary street closure on East Causeway Boulevard between Elm Street and Coastal Avenue. The detour in place will guide motorist around the closure.
Temporary street closure is estimated to be in place several weeks.
Leopard Street (Mastec – Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation)
Utility contractors for the New Harbor Bridge will reduce Leopard Street to one lane for each direction. Eastbound Leopard Street lane closures will begin east of North Port Avenue and westbound Leopard Street lane closures will continue from the current lane reduction at Crosstown Expressway. Lane closures are expected to shift at Lester Street as construction progresses.
Poth Street (Strike LLC)
Contractors will continue to implement temporary street closures at the intersection of Poth Street and Tribble Lane. Street closures will be done only when large haul trucks are moving out of private property onto the roadway. Intermediate street closures are expected to last a month.
Staples Street (AEP)
AEP contractors will continue daily temporary lane closures on northbound Staples Street between Brawner Parkway and Anderson Street. Temporary lane closures are estimated to be in place for weeks and will be done daily between 8am and 4:30pm.
Morgan Avenue (AEP)
AEP contractors will continue closures on Morgan Avenue reducing traffic to one lane for each direction. Travel lanes for each direction will be established on the eastbound lanes. Temporary lane closures are estimated to be in place for several months.
Everhart Road (AEP)
AEP contractors will continue implementing daily temporary lane closures on northbound Everhart Road between Shanen Boulevard and Bonner Drive. Temporary lane closures are estimated to be in place for a month and will be done daily between 8am and 4pm.
Slough Road (AEP)
AEP contractors will continue implementing daily temporary lane closures on Slough Road reducing traffic to one lane, for both directions, between Rodd Field Road and Pennine Way. Flaggers will assist motorists around the work zone. Temporary lane closures are estimated to be in place for several weeks and will be done daily between 8am and 7pm.
Holly Road (AEP)
Through the end of August, contractors will continue performing utility work on Holly Road between Lexington Road and Ennis Joslin Road. During this time there will be various lane closures based on the contractor’s operations. Flaggers will assist motorists around the work zone during construction hours.
Belmeade Drive (Clark Pipeline Services – IDIQ Utility Relocation)
Daily temporary lane closures will continue on Belmeade Street, between Orms Drive and Stratton Drive, reducing vehicular traffic down to one lane for both directions.
Street Preventive Maintenance Program (SPMP) / Residential Street Rebuild Project (RSRP)
The following Streets are being repaired as part of the City’s Street Preventative Maintenance Program or Residential Street Rebuild Project programs. Motorists are encouraged to be aware of the ongoing construction at these locations:
For a map of the Citywide Active Street Improvement Projects, please visit https://drive.google.com/open?id=1zKe8B7SdnH50i-g6XMMn7rEZUos&usp=sharing